Why did it bloom, if it’s going to wither?

By | January 24, 2017

There is a new flower in my garden.

It is soothing to watch it blooming.

But it will wither and go back to soil by evening or so..

Then why did it bloom initially..?

76 thoughts on “Why did it bloom, if it’s going to wither?

    1. Akhila Post author

      Not only about people on our lives,but about ourselves…we also will wither away one day

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    1. Akhila Post author

      This is the exact question which i wanted to ask..just thought to have a flowery touch there.. I am really happy that you read it in the same way…

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  1. boundlessblessingsblog

    Because that is life my dear Akhila, all things that have life in them have to wither and go back to their soil. This is how life has been made. So why give so much meaning and enjoy. Loved your simple and great post.

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    1. Akhila Post author

      Thank you so much…yes i am enjoying, living happily..but at times my own shadow asking me, what’s there in enjoyment or being happy or being sad

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      1. boundlessblessingsblog

        Yes and you must always try and try to be happy and live happily and make others happy too. Yes of course our own shadows will not want us to be happy too.

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  2. Beparvah !!

    Because it will come out in a different form… these are just the two sides of the existence which helps us to appreciate both aspects of life !!

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      1. Beparvah !!

        May be… but even rebirth will also have to go through this cycle… this is just a cumulative productive time span that every life exist and then perish !! 🙂

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          1. Beparvah !!

            Something doesn’t really end…
            Something which was there before us, and will always be there even in our absence !! Similar to “satnam” !!

  3. shreyans

    sadness is the seed of short term happiness….that is why there is a need for eternal happiness..nicely depicted..
    shreyans

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    1. Akhila Post author

      Even then, it’s all ultimately about happiness…isn’t there a state without any happiness or sadness..not the absent minded state

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  4. Daisy in the Willows

    To show you that in Lif there is beauty- accept it , enjoy it , love it but alos remember life is a process of change and it is natural – things don’t always stay the saem. Death is not scary -it is about transformation xxx

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    1. Akhila Post author

      Death is about transformation..nice thought daisy..but why do we need that tranformation..what we are gaining…what’s expected actually

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  5. Vinayak Gupta

    You are just a guest here. This world is just an illusion,Your life is short
    Money, ego, house, jewellery,nothing you will take along with you.
    You came here empty handed, you will go empty handed. You know this, but you are acting ignorant, and wasting your life
    The way you are lost in everyday life you have forgotten God in this problem of ego We have seen this yet
    Those who run after material thing lose, One who understood real meaning of life cries over life
    You believe the mortal life,
    thinking of what do you love this life?

    In their daily troubles, whoever is there, is lost,
    In reality, who has understood what is life..

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  6. gserpent

    It bloomed because you made it bloom. You wanted to see the beauty. Just like you are doing everything else in your world without thinking about it. You made that flower bloom in the same way you make your heart beat or hair grow. Nature is the living subconscious.

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    1. Akhila Post author

      Thanks..you made a lovely explanation…nature is living subconsciously… But we are also part of his system..and we also wither in the same away..then why we are alive now, if we were to die anyway

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    1. Akhila Post author

      Ano faree..this twist, is there in our lives too..why did we take birth, if we were to die anyway

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      1. mataindah

        1 life has given us tremendous opportunity to outshine and prove our hidden caliber… just take a look as u said that flower has potential to beautify our garden , produces nector, spreads aroma …..the list goes on…oro jeevithathilum oru ardham und adh kandethan kaziyathath anu namudey veezcha ..sheri alea?

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        1. Akhila Post author

          hmm.. angine parayam.. but njan ippo aa stage lum alla…not because, i found the purpose of life.. but on thinking further, another ‘why’ come in picture..why should i find it..why…

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          1. mataindah

            exactly i cant sort out your qeuries ( its too complicated ) i think god almighty has decided it , ” only you can play your role perfectly “if god has substituted someone else instead ,it wouldnt be an ideal piece.

  7. Fairy Kumar

    To make your smile bloom and hopes florish. And, it goes back (of drops down) to remind you that it’s a happiness and sadness are just the ups and downs. When one goes the other comes, so enjoy both✌

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  8. my valiant soul

    It’s same like we have to die one day yet we are born..to live our short span of life to the fullest,to explore and experience,to be happy and to make others happy.That’s the virtue behind the mystery of life and death..we have to feel the both eventually.

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  9. Akhila Post author

    Ah.. may be we are in another universe at a later point of time.. who knows if some one else from another planet is peeping over me

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    1. gserpent

      Maybe we will end up in another universe at a later point and time. I think we stay in soul groups where the group goes together and plays different roles life to life.
      I don’t think anyone is peeping over us. I believe the human race is in its infancy. Maybe some day if we grow up they will pay attention to us.

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  10. Samantha

    If there was no ending to things, there would be no beginnings. There is no beauty without ugliness, and so on. We need contrasts and opposites in life to give it meaning: if the flower would bloom forever, would we even give it a second look or thought?

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    1. Akhila Post author

      I appreciate your views samantha..ya, enjoying beauty is a part of our life…

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  11. thewritewomanblog

    From dust to dust is the rule of nature. What goes up must come down. So what blooms must wither, at least one day! So enjoy the beautiful fragrance while it lasts, my dear Akhi!

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    1. Akhila Post author

      Ya..see, you are also telling me the same thing..enjoy it.. But that’s what makes me puzzled..why the enjoyment..why…

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      1. thewritewomanblog

        Because the whole point of the period between it becoming a bud and then withering is the beauty of blooming and spreading its beautiful fragrance to the world, that is for you to enjoy. Well, if you would rather wallow about its withering when then it is fresh and spreading out its beauty, then is it not you who is at a loss? Is it not you who is missing the best part of witnessing and enjoying that beautiful flower?

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  12. Enikanoselu 'Kizo' Daniels

    Hey Akhila, I already moved my blog (Kizo Daniels’ Blog) from this old address to my new blog address: http://www.kizodanielsblog.com

    I transferred your WordPress subscription to my new blog (that’s why it probably appears that you are no longer following this old blog address in particular), but you still get to see my posts on your WordPress feed (because you’re now subscribed to my new blog address), but I would love it so much if you could subscribe instead via EMAIL so that you get every post delivered in your mailbox.

    Also, I tried to see if there was a way I could follow your blog posts via email but didn’t see the box for that. Kindly let me know if there’s a way I can do that. I’ll be setting this old blog address to ‘private’ soon.

    Check out my new blog…and subscribe to that via email. Thanks.
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  13. Arjun

    Everything in life has a purpose. We aren’t all destined to be great. Some of us have to be the flower that blooms once and inspires someone else for a lifetime. Think about it.
    Nice to visit your blog.

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    1. Akhila Post author

      Inspires someone else..ya.. i can understand what you are trying to convey. But still there is a why question..that’s what puzzling me..

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