By: Janani A battered jeep drove down a lonely road through a stretch of barren land. It had a sturdy […]
I had started to count kindness on my fingers. If you were like me, you barely got enough of it to fill in one hand, but I took what I could; I still do. I had learnt to lick it in scraps, taking whatever I could and storing it in a jar made of hope and I took a bit more out of it than I should have every time I was told I wasn’t enough. Which was every day.
“What I’ve come to learn is that the world is never saved in grand messianic gestures, but in the simple accumulation of gentle, soft, almost invisible acts of compassion.”
― Chris Abani
What does it take to be human?
So many nations have suffered due to terrorism. Terrorism is not a challenge to a nation, it’s a challenge to humanity.
The National Anti-Terrorism Day is commemorated on the 21st of May to mourn the loss of former Prime Minister, Mr Rajiv Gandhi in an assassination. This day helps us understand the importance of unity, harmony, peace and humanity is what brings us together and emphasizes the importance of combating terrorism