When the plane started cruising and hovering over the acres of mountainous white clouds, I realized I was deep inside the macro cosmos, the extendedness of time and space. The horizon was blurred but the straight sunset rays’ penetrated my teary eyes as I went into a deep introspection. I let my mind and soul to wander freely into the galaxy of my reality, to see and abstract all the essentials of life, to connect and reconnect daily happenings and analyze all my decisions. The thunderous roar of the plane’s engine could not disrupt my inward journey, the intense peace kept my soul on fire as a detailed picture of reality ahead of me was formed in my mind.  The series of events preceding the journey reflected a future greatness, a future of possibilities and service. Like my close friends I left behind I felt our connectedness to the greatness becoming more possible and alive. The symbiotic relationship that we had embraced made us more strong and refined global citizens. All the hours spent at the mosquito infested lobby and reflective table were not going into a trash bin but to a formidable reservoir of upcoming leaders, philosophers and activists. The diverse cultural-social-religio-political background enlivened our discourses as we tried to decipher the meaning life, freedom, rights and space. Our occasional drunken stupor could not dampen our insights and eureka moments.  These were the memorable moments that enriched our collective declaration of exploiting any available opportunity to grow and achieve our actualization. We laughed at our mistakes, the accented lives, and commonalities as we probed into the intricacies of happiness, love and contentment. These were moments to behold…

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