Friday, December 23, 2011

Nostalgic Realisation

    There are lots and lots of things which make us nostalgic ... some things, words, color, music, images have the power to take us back to our memories. Here am referring to my school days to be more particular the prayer time of my school days. It was pure fun. Even though it is prayer time we find our own way to play pranks on classmates. When we think about that time its painful missing a lot of lovely moments. And yesterday when I rewind my memories, I realized the prayer we skipped or the fun filled prayer times had wonderful meanings. We had two different prayer one in morning and other in the evening before we left our classes
So, the morning prayer goes like this,

                               “Dear God, Saw God help me
                                To do the things
                                I should to be, to others,
                                Kind and good in all I do at work
                                Or play, to grow, more loving
                                Every day”

And it will followed a quote it was like a slogan “G-o-o-d m-o-r-n--i-n-gg miss”  Most of the time without any goodness or love to that teacher



We never realized this prayer had such  a wonderful meaning.. It was a prayer we sang from our K.G sections. I don’t  know whether our teacher told us about the meaning but we were ignorant about that. We sang with a disgust  if our first hour is one of the hated subjects and with a much happy mood if it is our favorite hour but we were ignorant about the precious prayer we by hearted… Our evening prayer goes on like this:

                “Heavenly father hear my prayer
                Day and Night I am in thy care
                Look upon me from above
                Keep me safe all through the night
                Bless my parents with whom I stay
                Make me kinder day by day”

And just like the morning prayer we had another type of slogan ie, “Good evening miss, Thank you miss” and its not in the laziest form but with more enthusiasm because its the last act we do in our school

It is such a wonderful prayer “ make me kinder day by day”. Its an evening prayer so we pray to god to keep us safe all through the night… such a great prayer but we fail to realize it. We sang the evening in a hurry burry because after prayer we can leave school. Fortunately or unfortunately we, the whole “Lobelians” had the same “enthusiasm” for these prayer and we mis spelt the phrase “more loving” as “molavings” to maintain the tune. 

                       But still we love our “LOBELIA” for giving us both lovable and painful moments. I don’t know who the author of the prayer…the author is unknown to all the Lobelians still - Master, we hats off to you for giving us such  a sweet, small and meaningful prayer and at the same time a great sorry for not giving the proper respect it need… Once again Thanks a lot….



13 comments:

  1. LOBELIAN !!!!
    Me too.............. :)
    and, what U said here was perfectly true ....
    I juz Miss Lobelia , a lott............
    Surely it was Our Heaven....... :)

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  2. Hey wow..that was such a nice piece you put up and seriously you have such different topics to write about..you amaze me greatly!!
    and i missed your last post..so sorry..this one was surely a nostalgic one..and i think just last year of my school and after some years i may also write up a nostalgic school thing :)
    And yeah true..we don't actually understand the prayers but keep on singing them for the sake of singing and getting done with the duty :P
    wish you a belated merry christmas..and a an advance happy new year 2012..
    tc
    and keep smiling always..

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  3. @ Shijo
    Yea I know you but dont know whether you know me!!! Me too yaar we only know the value of something when it slips from our hand :) thankz for the comment...

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  4. @ Alcina...
    Thankz a lot yaar keep in touch always... Belated X'mas and New year wishes to u keep smiling :)

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  5. datz cool.... :)
    senior alle ???
    enne enghane ariyaam ??
    pinne , chechiyude veedu evidaa??????

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  6. @ shijo
    yea!!! senior... I know you well v wer school mates na... :)

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  7. @ anjali : Do you know any one else in my batch........
    plz tell if u do.
    juz wanna figure it out..... :P

    I still dont understand U... :(
    and by the way where is Ur house ??

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  8. @ Shijo
    yea, i know so many hari, keerthi, anju and so many... By the way my home is just near to keerthi... No prbs yaar we didnt met after my school days... :)

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  9. yep school days..morning assemblies,prayers,lunch hours,playgrounds....are so nostalgiac.I felt similar thoughts .I wrote a similar post a few months back when I revisited my school and got reminded of my friends and those good old days.
    My life through my eyes

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  10. @ Rohit Singh
    yes yaar school days and the memories are treasure for our life... i'll check ur post soon... tc keep visiting :)

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  11. Have u seen the film 'Taare Zameen Par"....its nice 2 c the students doing their own business during the prayer ignorant of the military assembly they r askd 2 do. ur post reminds me of this shot...its nice 2 hear that u had a simalar experience like ours...

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