The Girl I Saw In Winters

Share:

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin
Share on pinterest

Those winters were chilling. The roads were calm and numb. Absolute silences were monopolizing the environment. Lupin, an introvert teenager was getting ready for school. Unaware of any welcoming transitions, he has been repeating the same routine for years. To his surprise, some strange sentiment surrounded him but he could sense the positivity of the moment. Still sleeping while walking, he made it to school.

It was a regular prayer session early in the morning. Lupin wanted to feel good about the moment, he tried enough but couldn’t help the numbness. Unexpectedly, he was surprised to hear the unique voice of a girl. Curiosity made him open his eyes to see who was she. A new beautiful face on the stage, Lupin saw.

Though new it seemed but he felt as if he is familiar with face since ages. Suddenly, a teacher spotted Lupins open eye during the prayer and shouted him in a loud dominating voice. The prayer was disturbed and Lupin was punished in front of a thousand students. He was deeply embarrassed. The prayer was over and the new girl chuckled looking at Lupin. The bond was struck instantly. Lupin’s embarrassment was soon replaced with a unique feeling that he never experienced before. Yea, it was love at first sight.

He enquired more about the girl. Law of attraction unexpectedly became a reality. Wherever he goes, he is encountering the same face. A rope of unsaid utterances was binding them together. Days and months passed but Lupin couldn’t gather strength to speak to her. Being scared he couldn’t share this feeling with anyone. Universal conspiracies do happen and the upcoming announcement of house captain was probably the roadmap for two souls to coincide.

Lupin was appointed captain of one of the houses of school and the unknown girl was also sorted in the same house. This was an indication for shy Lupin to go ahead. Every time he tried, he could just reach the door of her class. Unfortunately, he couldn’t dare speak to her. The girl, out of sheer innocence of teenage, started liking this cute act of Lupin. Her heart started beating faster every moment anybody mentions Lupins name. A surge of beautiful silence and love dominates her whenever Lupin, one of the legendary students, is around. Moments are difficult to uphold. Tired and frustrated, finally the girl herself approached Lupin for participating in the contest. Lupin was unaware how to react & was way too far delighted. He instantly recorded her name and told her the plan for rehearsal till the event. That’s exactly what they were waiting for. The chemistry has started and the reaction was fast-paced with the common house as a catalyst. She won the competition and they won each other’s trust. It was a victory of unsaid love between them. They found reasons to see each other either in prayer or library or in those silly science labs. They never proposed each other and the girl was probably procrastinating.

Eight months down the line, Lupin’s father told him that they have to leave the city in seven days. He was awestruck. Everything has just started and he did not even confess his love to the girl. The first time he felt the heaviness in the heart and the period where its hard to sleep. In those times, the mode of communication was not advanced. He sobbed the entire night.

But he knows that the end of his story is here as of now. He agreed to agree with fate.

Next day he went to school with swollen eyes. The girl asked her the reason and he told the truth. The reaction of the girl was the same what Lupin went through last night. She couldn’t face this change. She doesn’t want to. Lupin was busy in his school exit formalities. It was the eleventh hour when she finally came and ask Lupin when would they meet again. He had no answer. They were young and had no idea about life. Silence prevailed for a longer duration. She asked if Lupin had something to say. To which he replied, ” Stay happy and Blessed”. Both were hurt, both were sad and both did not want to leave each other but fate has decided their path. Lupin moved out of the city with watery eyes and she remained there. They never spoke after but the feelings remained fresh forever.

The best part was the innocent connection they shared. It was eternal. It was a connection with no demands and compromises. It was pure, pious and still rejuvenate Lupin whenever he thinks about “The girl”. He still awaits the moment to repeat itself when he first saw her in chilling winter during the prayer. A sheer thought of ” The Girl” strikes a smile on his face even today.

One relationship helps him to smile even in the darkest hour. We have so many around us. Why worry? Let’s nurture them and stay happy in life.

Guest writer,
Shashi Kant Sharma 


Related Posts

Contentment is…

In the early morning of March 30, 2020, Sophie got an international call.  ‘Hello’ ‘Hello may I speak with Mrs. Sophie?’ ‘It is her speaking’

Read More »

Eye of the storm

Hi world, Emerald here reporting on the nature of change Change is inevitable in lifeas long as we are breathing, change is the only constant

Read More »

Architecture of Your Soul

Hi world,

Do you ever wonder the effect of architecture in your behavior? Let me take you on a journey.
Sally is a woman from Kenya. She grew up on a farm with horses and goats, she lives in a hut.

Read More »

Simple Living

Hello everyone
What does it mean to live a simple life? What does simplicity mean for you?
Shall we explore it together today–

Do you are feeling stressed, tired, and

Read More »

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Translate »
0
    0
    Your Cart
    Your cart is empty

    Dr. Fred Luskin, Ph.D., is the director of the Stanford University Forgiveness Projects, a senior consultant in health promotion at Stanford University, and a professor at the Institute for Transpersonal Psychology, as well as an affiliate faculty member of the Greater Good Science Center. He is the author of Forgive for Good: A Proven Prescription for Health and Happiness (HarperSanFrancisco, 2001) and Stress Free for Good: Ten Proven Life Skills for Health and Happiness (HarperSanFrancisco, 2005), with Kenneth Pelletier, Ph.D.   Dr. Fred has completed extensive research on the training and measurement of forgiveness therapy. His research demonstrates that learning forgiveness leads to increased physical vitality, hope, greater self–efficacy, enhanced optimism, and conflict resolution skills. It also shows that forgiveness lessens the physical and emotional toll of stress, and decreases hurt, anger depression, and blood pressure.
    For more on Dr. Fred, visit  Greatergood.berkeley.edu/profile/fred_luskin

    Dr. Narjes Gorjizadeh is a PhD research scientist, international author, certified meditation and mindfulness coach, and global speaker. She received her PhD degree in materials science from Tohoku University in Japan. As a research scientist, she spent nearly two decades exploring the science of materials. At a crossroads in her personal and professional life, she encountered meditation and the science of the mind and has spent the past ten years studying both to create a unique model for achieving a happy and fulfilling life. Bridging the gap between ancient wisdom and modern science, her innovative strategies and unique teaching style promote peace and positivity in mind and clarity, focus, and greater success in life. Dr. Narjes is the creator of the GROW program. She has been featured in several international magazines on wellness and personal growth around the world. She conducts classes and workshops on how to reduce stress, increase happiness, increase productivity and improve well-being. Her book is under publication now and will be released in 2021. Dr. Narjes offers private coaching for individuals and companies. Her mission is to empower every person with the wisdom and techniques to create their best life.
    For more on Dr. Narjes, visit her website DrNarjes.com

    Currently, Edward Anthony is employed as a Performance Improvement “Trusted” Advisor at Stanford Children’s Health (SCH) – Center for Pediatric and Maternal Value.  Annually, he has presented at Stanford Symposiums for nursing, quality management, and improvement sciences. Edward received a BS in Business Management, a Masters degree in International Business Administration & Masters in Montessori Primary and Secondary Education.  He is Certified as an Advanced Hatha Yoga Instructor (Archaya).  Currently, as a follower of The Way with Dr. and Master Zhi Gang Sha, he has received certifications as a Master Tao Calligraphy practitioner; Tao Song / Tao Dance Master practitioner; Divine Healing Hands and Tao Hands; and is Guan Yin Lineage Holder, the Compassion Bodhisattva. In the Taoist realm, Edward received certifications as an Advanced Medical Qigong Therapist and was granted the Instructor level for the ‘Art of Neigong and Yi Quan Neigong’ styles.  Over the past 25 years, Edward’s meditation practices include Tibetan Buddhist, Taoist, Vipassana, Raja, and Transcendental Meditation.   Daily he practices Tai Ji, Qigong, as well as Yoga Asanas and Meditation as a means to cultivate an open heart for service.
    For more on Edward, visit his website Quantumshiftdynamics.com

    Kate Lee

    Kate is the founder of Life Of Emerald, a conscious media scaling global impact advocacy to shed the stigma surrounding mental health.  The Sacred Healing Summit, a platform bringing together world-class leaders in psychology, business, medicine, governance, and spirituality.  Her educational background includes psychology, international education, business, urban planning, philosophy, astrology, and spirituality.  She loves studying, walking in nature, playing with dogs, and teaching while traveling the world.  A humanitarian at heart, she aims to guide people by living an exemplary life based on the principles of love, authenticity, truth, and spiritual practices.  Kate has 15 years of teaching experience including educating STEM college graduates sponsored by the South Korean government.  She is an alumnus of the Stanford Graduate School of Business Corporate Innovation program and currently enrolled in InnerMBA with New York University sponsored by the Soundstrue organization.