A beautiful Saturday

The chirping sound of the baby  birds  woke me up . I looked  through the window. Beautiful rising Sun has painted the sky in pretty color , some neighbors  are getting ready for walk with their dogs. I have been waiting for this day. After joining in the new job it is getting hard to make time for workout . But today I decided to go early to the gym and try the new class they are offering. Morning tea can wait so gulped a glass of water and left for the class.  It is very hard to find a parking place mostly the first two months of the year as if every one suddenly gets aware of their health and tries to stick to a healthy routine.  The parking lot was very full but I found one empty place.  As soon as I entered  ,saw Christy a little older, friendly  lady  must be seventy but she is like an inspiration , never misses the gym.  We walked into the class room.Five minutes to class start, so I found a comfortable spot ,tried to relax, stretch a little

. A tall skinny lady walked in with a shirt it says’Body combat ” The music started slowly, pulsing from side to side as the music builded up then the fighting started. It consisted of simple punches,boxing ,shuffling .hard side and back kicks, shoot lunge. Sweats were pouring like water and heart was thrubing faster and faster.I was trying hard to concentrate on the Brazilian martial art “Ginga” and once mastered it flowed perfectly. Right at the end I was doing the fast and powerful  shoulder blasting jabs. When the class ended I was so tired but at the same time  a smile of inner satisfaction that I was able to finish the class. Legs were cramping but I walked towards the new instructor and thanked her for her time and for the class.  The big smile on her face showed her satisfaction too. I was walking slowly towards the car giving gratitude for the wonderful start of my weekend.

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Hello and Namaste to my wonderful bloggers and readers. I am Lekha, grew up in one of the beautiful city of Odisha in the mystical land India. My paternal grandmother was a perfect story teller- stories of brave kings and queens to stories of freedom fighters, to stories on kindness,honesty, compassion, truthfulness. As soon as I learned to read, my marvelous adventures started through the fairy tales, the mysteries, the classics and the autobiographies. O’ Yes, it was lots of fun! Life got busy with my son and daughter in their school,library, music class, dance class, tennis, soccer, scout, debate...Staying active is very important for me. I have a deep affection and respect to Nature. After the children started their own lives, enormous time has poured into my weekends. I decide to do devout my time in volunteering. But still I could not satisfy my hunger and craving to do something more. One evening, I was reading some article on international issues on children, women,and on animal cruelty, which were very disturbing, traumatic and sad. It is very hard to see others in suffering. Life is more fulfilling and rich when you help others, when you bring smile on others. “ Be a rainbow in someone else’s clouds.”- Maya Angelou. So I start to write again. I want my writing to be a strong voice for others in distress; for the innocent animals,for children, for women, on global warming and for all other social causes. And I am thankful to WordPress for providing this wonderful platform to express my observation, views and dreams. I hope you explore the stories,enjoy and leave appropriate comments.

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