We were at my younger ones back to school night. I was looking at one of the timeline projects my YO did. There was a picture of my YO and EO and the lines said “ I have beautiful memories with my sibling. I miss her a lot now”. The words beautiful memories stuck a chord. I was reminded of someone I know who is bent upon creating beautiful memories. Let’s call her Shakthi. Shakthi is a very vibrant active middle aged person who is a stay at home person. She takes care of her beautiful children, attends to her in-laws every two hours even at night and serves her better half like God. She is constantly working with the system to afford best care and support for the family. In between she’s determined to find some opportunities to keep her family afloat. Recently she started learning to drive . Whenever I think of her, her smiling face comes to my mind. Just like Krishna holds the Govardhana Giri I see her holding her family responsibilities single handedly with a smile. Now for the past few months she is focused on creating special moments for her family every single day. Let it be arranging a family trip by reaching out to a local organization or making special dishes that her family likes or arranging special pooja at home with a beautiful big rangoli that fills the driveway or welcoming guests who visits from far and near, she does everything with a smile. She has brought the whole community together in the process as everyone wants to contribute in whatever way they can to support her. Her only goal now is to fill her children’s and BH’s life with beautiful memories while she grins and bears the hardships . When we pray for the families’ wellbeing we also pray for her strength (both physical and mental) to help her get through this while still achieving her goal of providing beautiful memories. I have no words when I see her, who has every reason to complain but still chose to brace the situation while going above and beyond in providing the best she can. She is the immense “Shakthi” I know. I don’t know if god exists but I see the divinity in her. Deivam manushya Rupena!