Soul mates

A couple of weeks ago, i was in Goa with family and friends. agenda? Hah, what else? Just chilling!!! One early morning at the beach that stands apart from the rest of the time I spent there. We had decided to go swimming in the ocean early morning. but when we reached there, there was a slight nip in the air. I hugged my shirt little tighter and decided to get warmed up before diving in. as i sat on the sand, i took to my favorite pass-time, observing people around. I saw a Sikh gentleman, about my father’s age, grey beard, slow steps, walking along the waves, holding his wife’s hand.She too was an ordinary looking gracefully aging lady, clad in simple pajama n t-shirt. It was not the holding of hands that caught my attention. it was the look on their faces, the look of such contentment and quiet companionship. the comfort in each others’ presence and the silence, not needing any words. intermittently, they looked at each other, smiled, squeezed each other’s hand and continued walking alongside the waves. It was in that moment that i truly grasped what people meant by the word “soul mates”. 


Author: sukhwinder's thoughts

on the personal front, Sukhwinder is a thinker, a mother of two teenagers and a person who is passionate about life and living. Professionally, Sukhwinder is a human capital builder with more than 20 years’ experience in various aspects of human enterprise & development, administration, Facilities Management. She has worked in various sectors that include Indian Army, IT & Telecom, B-Schools and Facilitation . She is an effective communicator with excellent relationship building & strong analytical aptitude towards problem solving, has a flair for consensus building and crisis management, is an effective leader and proficient people manager. Sukhwinder holds dual Masters’Degrees in Business Administration and Computer Management from University of Pune, Diploma in material management and six sigma certification.

8 thoughts on “Soul mates”

    1. Vety nicely written. ..the couple with their dress and seashore are in front of my eyes…the way of a writer who strongly affixing her thoughts reader’s mind is awesome. ..
      Great mam…
      Expecting more like this….


  1. Hey Sukhi.. straight from heart..
    …there are numerous ups and downs in a relationship gurl.. the feeling of “equal” is what makes it a blessing.


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