The Daily Post Photo Challenge : Serenity

The waters of this lake in our place seem to be Serenity personified.  This is a man- made lake in our place. Long back, mud was removed to make tiles. Over the years this lake took shape. Our rains start in June and buy two months, the lake is full, the depth is about 100 feet. By November the rains stop. Now the water level has decreased a lot, but it never dries up completely.

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By Lakshmi Bhat

I am a person who believes there is not enough darkness in the world to extinguish the light of a small candle. We live in a small place in South India. I love reading, blogging, stitching, traveling, photography, listening to people and many other things which make life so very nice and interesting. Blogging is a fun experience, it has brought me into contact with people in different parts of the world and it is good to read about their everyday life. In spite of the differences there is a sameness which is fascinating. I have learnt and am learning something everyday. I have learnt to write haikus. I enjoy combining the thought and the number of syllables. I have always read books and I was happy to write short fiction. I had thought I would not be able to do so. Stream of Consciousness and photo challenges are fun too. Yes, there is so much in life that is sad and that hurts us. Many a time I wonder why life is so unfair to so many. We all have problems in life but the problems of many seems unbearable. This makes me feel so helpless. It is not possible to help everyone but we can do our bit, we can do something to help some in whatever way we can. I go to the Home for the Mentally challenged in our campus twice a week. I have been going there since 2011. The members are an important part of my life. I did not go there in 2020. I started going in February but I have not been there for a month now because the number of Covid cases are increasing. There have been so many changes in our life, we will always remember the year 2020. There have been many challenges in life and we have faced them with a positive approach. Our grandson and granddaughter have made life so much more richer.

5 comments

  1. I certainly see serenity in your lake image, Lakshmi. I also like the way you describe how the lake originated and its annual cycle of filling up and then evaporating according to the season. It looks like the lake helps to keep the area around it a little greener too.

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