Surviving the Saviours!

A call from saviour.

Life is a continuous affair of activities till it is passed on to another without any interruption due to death of one or many. The division of day and night is a convenient way to rest in between. The sleep that night did not rejuvenate because of the urgency to dwell into a long phone call. Late night phone calls or television or any such activity disturbs the pattern of sleep.
So here it was. A call from an elderly friend who was concerned about an aspect related to me was to be returned. The trouble was that she was acting on behalf of a saviour. Not of a religious kind but yet a modern saviour. Continue reading

Rudeness in offer for help!

He was an old man. Perhaps in eighties. Appeared well but somewhat fragile. He wanted to cross the road. The traffic appeared incessant. I instantly, offered help. He looked back and smiled while declining the offer with a wave of hand and muttered, I have done this all my life.
I waited and saw him crossing the road. Actually he was assessing the traffic for selecting right time to cross the road, with the speed of his walk. He managed it gracefully.
I was wondering why I offered to help. Why so quickly. Continue reading