first of all, I am happy to write something here after a while... and this write up is dedicated particularly to a lady who has got not just the ability to inspire but also to push me into a world of productive happiness.... it is none other than my best bud and my partner in crime-'Deepa Chechi'
I do not intend to shower a rain of appreciation or pull her up into the heights of the not-so-required praise...the fact that she is my bestie itself implies how much i value her...however with the fact that today being her birthday(evil happiness that she is turning old :P) this write up is nothing more than a gift for a human being who has stood by me throughout my ups an downs...we were the best around, and yes together we did wonders too..it is intriguing that sometimes we meet people who stay with us throughout, and its really not important how close we live..
from reading the same genre to watching movies and hanging out together, we've shared a lot of things...
This story began some 2 years ago or so, when SD and I were still knocking the doors of help for our tiny little venture of social entrepreneurship called SARSAS. It was SD who told me about this lady whom he 'supposed' to be a Kindergarten teacher; someone who consistently asked him to join our group.
We knew with that kind of mature and experienced support there would be miracles...days and nights were strenuous but our vision being strong and definite we knew that we were on the right track. I was intrigued the very first day I met her, being simple yet beautiful she had solutions for almost all our problems...her charisma was enchanting. After a week or so I visited her house which was surprisingly close to mine...and it is right from then that we started jelling up.
The short one hour visits turned out to be really long ones and it even came to such a point that we forgot to go back home...our friendship revolved around ideas and its effective implementation rather people and gossips...we opened up a world of productivity and creativity with a noble vision; probably this was why our friendship grew stronger..accepting the rebellious me and the liberal SD, Deepa chechi became the conciliator..the three of us together started working together with the sole vision of serving and helping..those tiny steps that made individually, together became the foundation and basis for our baby to make its first step...
It is still wonderful when you go back in time and recollect such wonderful memories we spend with people who are not related to us by blood, but means much more than that.. Though we have had our share arguments, the fact that we do not really expect anything much from each other rather than 'friendship' has helped us survive... the trips that we had together, the parties and hang outs, the AOL sessions especially the DSN , everything together created a strong everlasting bond between us..
it is impossible to forget those lighter moments and the tonnes of happiness we have had...from listening to my stories and laughing at my silly jokes, Deepa chechi has surely become an important part of my life..
She has set an example on how to enjoy each moment of life rather than to sit and blame. At a time when I had completely lost my faith in friendship, she reinstalled and showed me how beautiful the power of friendship is.
Friendship to me will always be her warm smile that lifted my spirits, those loving eyes that always reassured me and that caring hands which always held my arm..helping me to withstand the mightiest of all storms. Now, distance being the villian I miss her company each and every moment. True friends are gods gift's and I am thankful to be blessed..
Lets celebrate friendship and enjoy each moment of our life... let the legend of 'MARUTHAMKUZHI SISTERS' linger into the hearts of all those who have lost hope and happiness in friendship, for there will always be someone who will redefine it... I have experienced this magic, and so will you....