Savvy Raj

Live Life Lovingly!


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Virtual Illusions

Caught hook line and sinker

Wherever we go

Wherever we are

The web follows us

Connectivity is a boon and bane

For there is always the peril

Of being caught up deeply without knowing.

Minutes melt into hours

Before you free yourself from its clutches.

In its tempting interactions..

Unaware are many, of its effects

On the health of humanity

Radiation, fatigue and syndromes

Affected can’t put down their phones

As people seems helpless without it.

It’s time to draw a line

To regulate time spent on the net.

To be aware of the dangers of high speed wi fi connections.



Switch off phones at night.

Distance and shield from harmful (Emr) radiations where ever and whenever possible.

You will find yourself regenerating.

And your wellbeing will improve.

Make sure to spend time out in the real world.

Before the web snatches all your time.

Savvy

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Water matters

Water water everywhere
But not a drop to drink!

We are country overflowing with an abundance of rivers and blessed with the monsoon season.
Yet the picture is grim.
Rivers are tilting the balance,  either in floods or in a draught. The changing weather conditions,  the seasonal shifts, have created havoc on our agriculture.


Common man’s need for drinking water is not met. Some states fight for rivers to flow into them with acute water shortages, some states have perennial rivers flowing.
And some have dried river beds without a drop of rain.

Our majestic  country  that stood tall in the wealth of nature from east to west and north to south is sadly shrinking in shame
The culprits are no one but us all.
Land grabbing and construction is happening without care or consideration of the ecosystem. 

Today where rivers were there are buildings
With rampant construction without ethical practices.
We may have turned the face of India in digitization and globalization but our natural resources are being drained.
With rising population, it is creating a giant depletion of resources without developing adequate measures to restore and regenerate the ecosystem.

 

Here is the truth as we stand today.
India is among the 17 countries facing “extremely high” water stress, according to the World Resources Institute’s Aqueduct Atlas. The country, ranked 13th on the list, has more than three times the population (1.4 billion) of the other 16 countries combined. And the crisis isn’t limited to the southern states anymore: Northern India also faces severe groundwater depletion. Earlier, a WWF study showed that Chennai and Kolkata were the world’s most water-vulnerable metros due to mismanagement of river systems and shrinking of wetlands. 

What can we as citizens of this glorious generous land do to help?
There are many ways to help conserve water and make a difference.

Here are a few easy checks

Close taps when you are brushing/ shaving.
Fix leaking pipes and taps.
Stop throwing garbage in nature and contaminating water resources.
Check your water usage in bathrooms.
Fix water-saving showers.
Stop wasting water.
Every drop counts!

Being human is about caring for the world. So do remember if we save water today, we are ensuring there is water left for the future.
Let us all make a difference from where ever we are.
Save water.

Savvy Raj

 

 


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Choose wisely

Choose not to hurry to do something

Because it is the norm.

But choose to do,

When you are truly ready…

Your life is about memories

Money can’t buy you happiness.

How do you create your own joy?

Love yourself truly in this now.

Live life engagingly & love your life.

Your life, your choices

But if you are lucky

To sense and understand…

This life & everything as it is,

You are truly blessed

To have it so.

So be wise and choose well.

Savvy


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Wonder of wonders!

Streamlined bodies shaped succinctly

Designed to function optimally

To float and swim in the water

Such precise definitions

Of structure and shape.

Each of the maker’s manifestation

So unique and unparalleled.

Wonder what moves the creator

To create such form and function

So remarkably created!

Every life is truly magnificent

Blessed and ordained

With life’s infinite abundance

Such is the Wonder of wonders!

Savvy 

 


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Holistic Education

Holistic Education

If you really want to educate your child

Practice empathy and encouragement

Show kindness and appreciation

Speak well of others

Listen well.

Have integrity

Be compassionate

Be humble

Be humane

Be genuine

Be honest

Be responsible

Be respectful

Be grateful

Volunteer for a cause

Live lovingly!

Whatever you do, your children learn

For they have their own mind

To think for themselves.

And they have their own path

To be themselves.

Savvy


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On trusting

A person started to walk on a rope tied between two tall towers at several hundred feet above the ground. He is slowly walking balancing a long stick in his hands. He has his son sitting on his shoulders.

Everyone down were watching him in bated breath and were tensed. He slowly reached the second tower. Everyone clapped, whistled and welcomed him. They shook hands and took selfies.

He asked the crowd “do you all think I can walk back on the same rope now from this side to that side?”. The crowd shouted, “Yes, Yes, you can”. Do you trust me he asked? They said yes, yes we are ready to bet on you.

He said okay, can anyone of you sit on my shoulder; I will take you to the other side safely.

Everyone became quiet. There was stunned silence.

Belief is different. Trust is different. For Trust, you need total surrender.

This is what we are lacking towards God in today’s world.

We believe in God. But we don’t trust Him.

🙏

On Trusting…

Trust is a matter of letting go

Letting go is a matter of faith

Faith is a matter of feeling

Feeling is a matter of knowing

Knowing is a matter of awareness

Be aware in trustfulness.

And so it goes…

Savvy


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Unshackled Souls

Cage not the heart of those who dream of the yonder
Beyond the clouds over the hills
Their spirit seeks to wander.
Across the horizon, their soul belongs

Seek not to hold them
For they are way ahead of you already
Too swift are their thoughts
Too far away are their hearts
Too distant are you from them already

Not for them, the mundane chores
Not for them, the worldly spoils
Not for them, the earthly desires
Not for them the meaningless wants 

Seek not to find common ground
For they have moved on way back in time
Neither in dreams or in dare
Can there be a parallel
Seek not, as your paths are not meant to cross.
Let them go, as it is meant to be.

Savvy