DEPARTURE

DEPARTURE

Bidding adieu is indeed heart-rending,

May be transitory,

To meet obligation of a career.

 

A girl after conclusion of marriage rituals,

Departing from her parental house,

For the newly adopted –  in-laws residence,

Leaving the home and hearth she held dear,

From her birth till completion of marriage bows,

Wails, striking deep into the heart of one and all.

 

A newly-wed, perforce, departing from the spouse,

With whom they have to share everything,

Or an eternal parting ways to meet the Creator.

 

A young man parting with his nears and dears,

To eke out a living for himself and all,

Traversing the seven seas,

Anon, none wants to show tears,

So that the one parting ways may be beaten,

By the departure bug,

Bereft of any feelings on the surface of all,

Yet heart aching with hurt,

Ocean of feeling stinging hard,

But outwardly the entire crowd exhibiting poise,

But with muted unease,

Yet interiors of all are troubled hugely.

 

Oh! Our Creator, make the departure,

Not hurting but comforting,

So that departure becomes a pleasant exercise.

 

Harbans Khajuria

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Author: Harbans

GOD is very compassionate with us in every way, need is to use those blessings which are the results of His bounties and thank Him for everything that He gives us. We should also share these bounties with our fellow-beings. I am the person who loves God and His Creations. I love my Creator and not fear Him. My children are adjusted to life, incommensurate, to their Karma and destiny. I have served as a Sr CGO for about 38 years in a Central Govt. Presently I am serving as an Adm Offer with an Engineering College. I am a spiritual person with liberal ways of thinking. I respect all the religions as I respect mine since I understand that all the religions are the pathways to a SINGLE ENTITY - paths for connecting with Him may be different but the ULTIMATE SOURCE IS ONE. I want to be a student till last day of my life. I am a homeopath also, which I pursue as a social service only. Happy moments, I take as God's Gifts, sad ones I take as His Test for me. I believe that He will surely assist me in this Test of His, come what may. Really. I have more belief in Him than I am on my own. You can comprehend my philosophy in life from my write-ups which I write while interacting with them. I firmly believe that every person has the special characteristic which other fellows cannot have and I respect that person as such. With the grace of Almighty God, a book entitled INNER THOUGHTS which could be purchased online from http://flipkart.com. This book is based on the topics which have been penned down. That is why it is rightly said if intentions are good, everything goes well with you.

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