I too have a Cindrella story! The difference – She didn’t need magic shoes to change her life. She is a living example of how the almighty gets his timing just right. Having lost my Dad I was lost and looking for answers. The future looked bleak and I needed an inspiration to move forward. I see her for the very first time in the popular chat show SATYAMEVA JAYATE and her courage startled me.
Of course I had lost my dad but that doesn’t mean the end of the road. Here was a lady who had undergone torment and suffering in her childhood yet she chose to rise like a phoenix to revamp her life. It was a stern reminder. It is time to move on and live for the dreams of the lost soul. Over the last couple of years she’s been a surprisingly warm presence in my life a good friend and a well-wisher.
We are pen friends via e-mail – yes despite all the advancement in technology I haven’t got an opportunity to meet her in person partly because of my own hesitation and partly because writing reminded me of all those hand written letters in the good old days. I have an unfulfilled wish too – to interview her for my blog.
You don’t always have to look up to famous personalities for inspiration. Sometimes the people you meet in your day to day life can serve as exemplary role models of courage.