Poetry

The Spirit of Christmas (The Christmas Star)

As the season commences they hang up a bright shining star,
That recalls a tale when it was seen by both men, near and far.
When long ago and far away through the darkness, shone a ray,
In the city of Bethlehem that knew no night as bright as day.
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Faith at Work

Regrets

Working as an ENT surgeon makes me come in contact with a lot of patients suffering from head and neck cancers. Many of them are middle-aged and have far advanced cancers thus having very few years ahead of them. On spending time talking to them, most have regrets. Some of the common ones include:

  1. I wish I pursued my dreams and aspirations and not what others expected of me.
  2. I wish I had spent more time with my family and friends.
  3. I wish I had the courage to express my feelings and speak my mind.
  4. I wish I had not fallen prey to this addiction (smoking, pan chewing) and ruined my life.


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