Treading the Path | #wordlessWednesday

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It was one of those days when your inner doubts bubble up, and you realise you have to nip it in the bud, but can’t. Well, at least, I tried to not let them spin out of control or grow from a whisper to a stream of discouraging sentences.

I did reprimand myself—”No way, not going down that route now.” But, who listens? A couple of attempts to drown the dissonance and finally, it worked.

Challenged the thought pattern that was acting as a catalyst and stopped that inner self-doubter from taking over, even though the mood was generally crappy for the most part of the day.

And then, as if by divine providence, this image of the buddha popped up out of nowhere and as I looked at it, a sense of calm descended on my soul. On the face of it nothing changed, and yet, something within me did.

Could I have thought of a better picture? No. Could I have shared a better message? Doubt it. So here is my #WordlessWednesday picture of the week and my message of the week:

“Doubt everything. Find your own light.”

 

May you too find the peace and calm to sustain yourself through the everyday chaos, as I hope to do for myself. Have a blessed rest of the week, folks.

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13 Comments
  • Veronica Lee

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    It is a very beautiful and peaceful photo.

    Have a great weekend, Esha.

    • Esha MD

      Thank you so much, Veronica. Wishing you a lovely weekend too. Hope you make the most of it.

  • Rajlakshmi

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    It’s a beautiful picture … The lights just right to make it aesthetically pleasing. I am glad your thoughts didn’t spiral down. Glad this picture lifted you up. Take care Esha.

    • Esha MD

      Thank you so much, Rajlakshmi. It was nearly impossible to get back to a state of calm but ultimately, life does manage to surprise us at times. Glad the sight lifted me up from despair.

  • Patrick Weseman

    Reply

    It is a very peaceful photo. Very nice.

    • Esha MD

      Thank you, Patrick. So glad you think so,

  • stevebethere

    Reply

    I can understand why it brought you peace 🙂

    Have a peacefultastic week 🙂

    • Esha MD

      Thank you, Steve. It does bring a lot of peace, as you rightly guessed.

      Thank you for your kind wishes. You too have a wonderful weekend.

  • Deb Nance at Readerbuzz

    Reply

    I’m happy this serene photo was able to bring you peace.

    • Esha MD

      Oh yes, it sure did, Deb. I’m so glad you liked it too.

  • Alana

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    I’m needing to find a new path as I approach retirement. I hope to find my new light soon.

    • Esha MD

      I do hope and pray that you may find your light very soon, Alana! Often, the path eludes us but also reappears when we need it the most! So, stay hopeful!

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