Happy poila Boishakh

Dear mekh, Yesterday I sat in the park by a lovely blossoming tree, looking for some peace of mind.

I kept looking at the tree, hoping the desired feeling would come as it normally does when something as beautiful stands before me. Not this time, though.

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My mind stayed tangled and messy.

Intellectually, I knew the peace was right there, embodied in this beautiful tree, but the feeling wouldn’t come.

As I sat there bewildered, a priest was walking down the path, cozily wrapped in his white robes.

He stopped by the beautiful blossoming tree and simply stood there, looking.

And as I watched the priest looking at the tree, I suddenly got it.

The desired feeling of peacefulness slowly but surely filled me from head to toe, and I felt immensely relieved.

After a little while the priest continued down his path, and as he was walking away I wanted to run there and hug him for becoming the missing link between me and the beautiful blossoming tree—a link that is so very necessary for the peace to happen. I miss you so much jaan. Wish you a very happy poila boishakh.
Peace to all.

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