Run with a Purpose

A Story from my Childhood

The Banyan Tree by Nadeesha Emaduwa
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“Now it’s the time! Run..run… run…”

My dear friends, how many of you have run away for fear? Runaway from problems or people?

How many of you have run away without a purpose?

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Let me tell you a story..

Many years back I and my brother used to go to an English class. Back in the late 90s, we didn’t have those commercialized tuition classes as we have today.

The English teacher was from my brother’s school and we used to go to her home every Saturday morning. Apart from me and my brother our teacher’s two children also joined the class. So, it was just 4 of us.

Due to one reason, I loved to go to this class. However, there was another reason I hated this class too.

The reason I loved was our teacher made delicious food, which she served to all of us. The reason I hated was the teacher’s husband. Her husband had a very angry face. Though our teacher served us many foods, he had never served us even with a smile. What’s wrong with him? I always wondered.

As it was not a formal class, after giving us some lessons our teacher used to go inside her home and do her weekend household work. Her two children also followed her at times. I and my brother, two obedient students…

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The Banyan Tree by Nadeesha Emaduwa
ILLUMINATION

Motivational Speaker, Inspire people and Free writer. I am trying to spread love and compassion while bringing happiness for all.