She is sitting in her arm chair in the balcony. Breathing in the sweet smell of the wet earth. A cuppa hot chocolate in her hand. The rains just knocked in and went away leaving her mesmerized. She is quiet and yet there is a lot going on in her mind. She is thinking how free are the birds to fly and halt whenever they want to, how free is the rain..it if it wishes it pours and when it isn’t in the mood it just doesn’t show us it’s face..how free is the sky..to change colors on its own wish and moods…how free is the air..flows in the direction it wants to..and here she is sitting…measuring her freedom. How free is she ? She tries to calculate..is she confined in the house ? No. is she not allowed to do what she wants to? No. Can she wear or eat or talk to people of her choice ? Of course ! Then..what’s her freedom stats ? Is she not free as well ?
She pauses for a moment…sips her hot chocolate..closes her eyes and stops thinking for a while…
And then she opens here eyes and tells herself…
“Your freedom stats are better than the ones you were comparing with…you can sense the touch, you can smell the wet earth and good food and you can go anywhere you want to if not fly ! You have ability to think…you have ability to perform..to do things..to read and write…your life is much better….yes ! And in the end don’t forget that everything is governed by a force….even the rains and the air and birds and skies… everything is timed and goes through a cycle….so everything has this boundary of rules…more or less… and so do you ! Don’t consider this as your servitude ! That’s your freedom….enjoy it !!!”
And she sips in her hot chocolate…listens carefully to the chirping of the birds..looks at the color of the beautiful skies…the weather is perfect..and the mood is set right… she is refreshed and ready to seize the world !