Showing posts from August, 2016

Birthday Surprise For My Wife

My father had gone to heavens to meet my mother. They both must be holding hands and dance ballroom on the clouds. Our lives must move on but without any big celebrations for a whole year. I must not attend any weddings, birthday parties or big events as advised by the religious Gurus who adhere to the Law of the Universe. I will blog and share my parents' old photos soon.
My wife's birthday was like over 2 week's after my father's departure. My lovely wife is a very simple and easy person who has no attachments to materialistic things like branded stuffs or even flowers as she is allergic to the pollen. So I cracked my head and ordered her special gift long ago. I kept it under my office's table and waited for her big day to arrive.
On the eve of her birthday, she was fast asleep while I waited till midnight before taking her gift out. I placed her birthday gift beside her pillow and inserted her personal card. Suddenly, it got activated, started beeping loudly B…

Goodbye My Dearest Father

My dearest father has left us forever. It was Monday 1st August when I went to visit my father in the hospital. It was about 5.30pm when I arrived his ward and noticed that his hands were very swollen. My heart sank as I knew that his time was nearing the end. I had seen many terminally ill cancer patients from my volunteer days where their bodies and organs had all gradually shut down till the last stage where the water retention would appear. I snapped his photos and sent to my siblings who made a dash to the hospital.

I held my father's hand and it was very cold like ice. I stroke his warm forehead and combed his hair with my fingers softly. I held his hands very tightly and started chanting all the Buddhist mantras, knowing that it would help him go in peace. I promptly walked out of the room and visited my friend in the next ward. My old friend had suffered from a major heart attack and was critical. I chatted with him a bit and cheered him up, not to fear of his sickly cond…