The Sea, Sailor, & Life!

Cruising Thoughts

Sriram Balasubramanian
SYNERGY
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3 min readDec 29, 2021

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A ship, when at Harbour, gets fuelled, loads cargo, and gets ready to sail out towards her next destination.

She has a Captain and crew who takes utmost care of her and her belongings. When she is ready for her voyage, the pilot boards the vessel and guides her safely out of the port waters.

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From fabulous city buildings to crowded streets around the port, she sets sail towards a dark, deep-sea filled with uncertainties. The Pilot disembarks, wishing her good luck on her voyage. She slowly sails out from a city filled with brightness towards the dark sea. She sails through choppy waters and heavy wind that rattles her body. A cold welcome to her from the deep dark seas accompanied by howling winds. Unterrified of the darkness, she sets her sight on twinkling stars as a ray of hope only to survive to see the daylight the next day.

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She gets battered, swayed, and toppled as the heavy seas are determined to rip her hull apart. All it takes is a small hole in the hull to sink her, yet she is determined to stay afloat. She slows down and changes her course but does not lose sight of her destination. She is committed to surviving the darkest of her hours.

She witnessed her first light on the horizon, and there glimmered a ray of hope for better things to come. She speeds up, pulls up all her strength, and races against the tide to reach safe waters. And there she arrives, where the entire world welcomes her at the port, cheering her courage and bravery to navigate challenging and uncertain seas.

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And that’s not just for her but also for us. From the time we start our voyage in this life, it is essential to be guided by a Guru (the Pilot) who helps the ship’s Captain learn things in life during our initial days. There comes the point…

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Sriram Balasubramanian
SYNERGY

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