Sunday Poser # 80

Welcome back to another Sunday Poser

This week my question is;

How truthful are you?

To be honest, not many would admit to telling lies/fibs. But we all do. It’s either to save our skin/dignity or to save others from being hurt or humiliated.

I do tell fibs when I think an honest opinion will hurt someone’s feelings. Or sometimes I do it when I’ve forgotten to do something and don’t want to be scolded for it. But mostly my brain and tongue overtake my desire to be prudent and I blurt out the truth and sometimes it has even more dire consequences than telling the truth. Like saying something that would’ve better be left unsaid or telling others what I think about their dress, shoes, etc, and offending them.

What about you? Do you always tell the truth or can you tell a white lie to save the situation?

Please share your thoughts in the comments section or you can write your own post and link it to this one so that I can find it.

As usual, thanks of visiting and reading.

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Sunday Poser # 79

Welcome back to another Sunday Poser. Today is Mothers Day! A very happy Mother’s Day to all my friends who celebrate Mother’s Day.

This week my question is;

Do you celebrate Mother’s Day?

I never got to celebrate Mother’s Day with my own mother. She passed away when I was just a child. In my country, there was no concept of Mother’s Day before the start of 21st century. When all the people, especially the commercial organizations woke up to the potential for making money of these special days, they were promoted aggressively.

When my kids, especially my daughters reached the age of awareness, they did celebrate Mother’s Day and gave me special treats and presents. My son however seldom remembers to do so. But, though I feel that it’s a good idea to honor and pamper your mom on a special day, family is for ever and we should be kind and thoughtful towards them all year round.

Did you make a special effort to celebrate Mother’s Day with your mom? Did you take her out for a celebration meal or gave her gifts?

Please share your thoughts in the comments section or you can write your own post and link it to this one so that I can find it.

As usual, thanks of visiting and reading.

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Sunday Poser # 78

Welcome back to another Sunday Poser

This week my question is;

What is a cause you’re passionate about and why?

We all have that one cause that we are passionate about. I feel throughly engaged when I feel someone needs my support. Justice is one thing that I feel is everyone’s right so injustice riles me up. So does the lack of support offered to those who need it like homeless people or those needing medical and financial help.

Right now due to my family commitments, I can only offer financial and moral support to the causes I believe in. But I hope to one day do something actively too. Like joining an organization to help people who are in need of help.

Meanwhile, I can write about these problems and raise awareness about them.

What is your passionate cause? Are you able to do something about it practically?

Please share your thoughts in the comments section or you can write your own post and link it to this one so that I can find it.

As usual, thanks of visiting and reading.

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Sunday Poser # 77

Welcome back to another Sunday Poser

This week my question is;

In your opinion, how far can a person go for a loved one? Or what can they tolerate?

In a recent situation with a friend, I came across this question. What can people tolerate from those they love. Can they take abuse, gaslighting, and disrespect and still love that person?

For me the answer was simple. I think mistreatment kills the love and respect someone might have felt towards their abuser/partner/ spouse. In my opinion, love can only exist if there is mutual respect. I’ve not experienced the obsessive type of love which comes at all costs. Have you experienced such love or know someone who loves despite being mistreated or physically or/and mentally abused?

Another way to ask this question would be; Do people love another irrespective of how they are treated?

Please share your thoughts in the comments section or you can write your own post and link it to this one so that I can find it.

As usual, thanks of visiting and reading.

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In the sea of humanity

The image given above is your prompt for the week. Write whatever comes to mind.

In the sea of humanity 

Milling around like directionless molecules,
We each try to find our identity, our place
Realizing our insignificance, yet knowing our uniqueness
Each of us is cognizant of our importance, real or imagined
Like tiny ants we go about purposefully on our missions


Are we, each of us


Making any difference?


Or are we deluding ourselves
That we are doing something worthwhile?

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Written for RXC PROMPT #227, hosted by Reena

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Sunday Poser # 76

Welcome back to another Sunday Poser

This week my question is;

What do you like most about your own writing?

Most people are critical of their own efforts, and I am not one of them.

I won’t say that I am a great writer or poet or that my stories are full of wonderful imagination, but I’ll admit that I do write better than what I expected of myself.

I always had an imagination and sometimes in my youth weaved story in my mind. But being a science student all through my academic career, I never wrote properly. So when 3 and a half years ago I started my blog, I found out that I do have the talent to write and express my point clearly. Poetry came later and though I cannot rhythm for the life of me, I can express myself better in short phrases.

I like this point about my own writing. What do you like the best about your writing?

Please share your thoughts in the comments section or you can write your own post and link it to this one so that I can find it.

As usual, thanks of visiting and reading.

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Sunday Poser # 75

Welcome back to another Sunday Poser

This week my question is;

How quick are you in admitting your mistakes?

Okay, so I’ll admit that admitting to mistakes is not easy. But one has to be honest and a bigger person and admit that I have made a mistake. Mistakes can affect our relationships adversely if we don’t clear up the misunderstandings. Similar if we are unfair to someone because we made a mistake, that can result in a lot of heartaches, resentment, and even anger.

As I’ve grown older, I’ve taken control of my ego and am now quick to admit to my mistakes, apologize, and try to make amends. And I do believe that it gives us peace of mind to do so.

How about you? Are you the one who admits that they made a mistake? Do you try to make amends?

Please share your thoughts in the comments section or you can write your own post and link it to this one so that I can find it.

As usual, thanks of visiting and reading.

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Sunday Poser # 74

Welcome back to another Sunday Poser

This week my question is;

Do you like using emojis in your post, or texts?

At first, I felt that using emojis in my writing was a bit informal and irregular. But as I grew more comfortable here in WordPress, I started using more emojis in my posts, specially the emoticons, the bigger and cuter version of emojis.

I feel that the use of emojis makes our writing more personal, a bit informal and more colorful. I’d never use them in formal emails or letters, but personal texts and messages have lots of emojis.

What about you? Do you like using emojis in your posts, texts and messages?

Please share your thoughts in the comments section or you can write your own post and link it to this one so that I can find it.

As usual, thanks of visiting and reading.

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Sunday Poser # 73

Welcome back to another Sunday Poser

This week my question is;

When real life takes you away from your blog, how do you manage?

I’m asking this question from you all because I have been so busy with my Lahore trip these last 9-10 days that I haven’t had time to comment on your posts and haven’t spent much time on WordPress. My apologies!

Previously, when I traveled, I used to pre-schedule my posts, some new and some re-blogs. This time around the trip was planned in a bit of a hurry and was very busy with family commitments. So, although I did responded to comments, I had little time to catch up with reading of blogs.

I know that this is just my own self-imposed routine and I’m not answerable to anyone about it but I feel bad when I don’t read every post from the bloggers that I follow.

How do you handle your blog when you’re busy otherwise? Do you take a break or do you still try to catch up with blogging in between?

Please share your thoughts in the comments section or you can write your own post and link it to this one so that I can find it.

As usual, thanks of visiting and reading.

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Sunday Poser # 72

Welcome back to another Sunday Poser

This week my question is;

What are your views about patriotism/ nationalism?

When I was younger, in school, I was filled with the patriotic spirit. But as an adult I see things differently.

If by patriotism, we mean working for the betterment of our country and its people, I’m all for it. But wars and aggression in name of patriotism and/or nationalism is not acceptable. The only battle I want my country to win is in the field of cricket or hockey or any other game.

No country should try to wage war in the name of patriotism.

What are your thoughts on this issue; Patriotism?

Please share your thoughts in the comments section or you can write your own post and link it to this one so that I can find it.

As usual, thanks of visiting and reading.

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