Saturday, November 10, 2012

Expectations

© Written by Tarang Sinha



Expectations sprout
Give birth to hope, then make an
Exit silently…


Expectation is a very natural feeling. you may try hard but heart has a strong tendency to expect.

A huge smile may evolve from an expectation but generally expectations are something that gives you disappointment. You nourish your hopes delicately. you wait for something eagerly. But when you expect too much, either you get nothing or some more waiting, and it really...really feels bad.

I think it's a psychological feeling. You might have experienced that even 'Small' things received unexpectedly give immense pleasure and a 'Small' unfulfilled expectation gives disappointment. 

But, sometimes, something pleasant happens unexpectedly. You must have seen this cute advertisement. Really, kuchh unexpected mile to achchha lagta hai...





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21 comments:

  1. I guess life would have been easier if we had no expectations ... but as humans, that can never be possible :-)

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  2. The moment we get hurt...We start giving lecture to ourselves that we shouldn't expect anything from anyone...But, again....We expect...We get hurt...And the cycle goes on!

    Good one Tarang! :)

    Joined your facebook page :)

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  3. If only when we first see a person or saw the speak, we would expect nothing, but that is not so.

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  4. "Expectations" - the root cause for all complexities of life :)

    Wish we understood this and implemented too !

    P.S: Joined ur FB page!

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  5. Interesting how expectations sometimes exit silently. I wonder why that is...but I do know it is true.

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  6. My teacher wrote a memoir titled "Surprisingly Happy"...I love what you have shared and I hope you will join me and others around the world in creating a gratitude quilt of words. To learn more about this project and how you can participate read the white box at the top of my blog. It would be wonderful to have you be a part of this.

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  7. Expectations sprout - love the imagery

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  8. @ Green Speck: You're right!:)

    @ Valli: Well said Valli! Glad you liked it. Thank you so much for joining my FB page:)

    @ Listening Daisy: I didn't understand what you're trying to say but thanks for visiting:)

    @ Me: You're right! Thank you so much for joining my FB page:)

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  9. @ Mary: :) Yes it's true. Thanks:)

    @ Laura: I'll surely see that to learn more...Thank you!:)

    @ Judith: Thank you!:)

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  10. very well said!

    Please drop in: http://njn-sorceress.blogspot.in/

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  11. hey that's a quite good expression especially in relevant to that advertisement..

    And yes I agree to all your statements.



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  12. that's true. but there can be no exisitence without expectation. and thereby hangs the tale of hope and then silence.

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  13. @ Madhavi: Thank you so much!:)

    @ Prema: :) Right...expectations give birth to hope as I have said in my post:)

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  14. Expect nothing and and every gift in life will be a welcome surprise. Mind you the advert silently said so much.

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  15. You're right...thanks for your comment:)

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  16. That is so true, love how you expressed it too : )

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  17. @ Zanzinece: Thank you!:)

    @ Sreeja Harikrishnan: Thanks!:)

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