Thursday, November 27, 2008

Mumbai attacks

Will it ever end?

I am too distraught to write anything right now.....

26 comments:

Arv said...

been watching it ever since they reported at 11am my time... insanity redefined...

so much for freedom...

shoreacres said...

Gautami,

Today, I remembered your comment about Indian bomb blasts in your response to one of my blogs after hurricane Ike. I've been thinking of you all day, and your fellow citizens. I understand so little about politcal divisions there, but I understand violence and terror, and I am so sorry for your country.

Please be assured that people around the world are watching, hoping and praying for this to end.

Linda

sage said...

I was saddened to hear of the attacks this afternoon. My prayers for the people of India.

venus66 said...

Sometimes, just do not understand why are some people like this. Peace has no value??:(

Hyde DP said...

I am thinking of you and my blogging friends in Mumbai and have tears in eyes - I can write no more.

Princess Aiz said...

I pray for that to end.

Art and Poetry said...

I was also saddened to hear of the attack. I donot understand what these people want, does anyone know what these people want?

fearfullymade said...

My thoughts are with all in Mumbai and India. Words seem to fail in the midst of such madness.

Deborah Godin said...

Yes - the world stands with you against this insanity! I hope you are able to find some moments of peace and comfort with family and friends.

dsnake1 said...

Take care, gautami.

it's a sad day for Mumbai and India.

Clockworkchris said...

interesting post-since you have been following me I felt somewhat obligated to let you know although my blog will stay up, emails will be the only way to get new info (poems) and my book site has been closed to invited viewers only. Im having a lot of trouble with the online community and just being honest here, my therapist has sugested that I just write offline and not blog anymore, ever. I can still visit others, but I will not read or respond to comments on any of my sites because I have a stalker who is really making my life a living hell. I would appreciate you taking this down after you read it as I don't have your email or I would have sent it there, or maybe I do and I am lazy. Mine is very obvious and centered on my blog up top. If you want to read the story sometime let me know and I can give access to your screenname on blogger. Unfortunetly I cannot even post a goodbye or anything on my blog because it has come to this point where I don't know if the next blogger that comes along is the stalker in disguise until it's too late and I am too sick of bothering. I just have to move on. I welcome any emails, those I can filter to some extent, but in an effort to save my marriage-this is the choice I have made.
Respectfully,
Chris

Annamari said...

I wish you all the best
the strength to prevail and the wisdom to let the wounds heal, without forgetting –for only the memory can save us from repeating.

Common Tater said...

Unfortunately we share this planet with misanthropic sociopaths cloaked in religious/political camouflage. Their insane conceit and disdain for others manifests itself in executing cowardly atrocities against innocents.

Personally I would forgo any mediation or attempts to cleanse their malleable vanquished souls and try to rehabilitate them...they made their decision and acted upon their fantasy. They are beyond redemption now.

Since they are above all else, cowards, it is hard to draw them out into the open to get a clear shot, so we must devise a way to lure them into the cold light of day.

It starts with the children, and educating and empowering them is the key to ending this madness. Life does NOT need to be a zero sum gain where someone needs to lose in order for another to advance.

We are all unique and hold special gifts that we should all be excited about sharing...it makes us even more fantastic.

What a sad species we are. Handicapped with an overdeveloped brain that cradles unlimited potential and yet we succumb to our primordial instincts; to take from others at any cost.
We should be way past this.

I am truly sorry that this is happening in your beautiful land.

- A - C - said...

It will end. I am sure about it. Or else there is no future for human beings on this planet.

all the love from here
A.

Kallen305 said...

My thoughts are with all of the people of Mumbai and India right now.

I wish I had words of wisdom for you, but you cannot explain what drives people to do such terrible things. Just remember that the world does care and is praying for all of India right now.

Rethabile said...

I hope it ends soon. Madness is what it is.

Susan Helene Gottfried said...

So long as you're safe, my friend. I know, you're not in Mumbai. But you were the first person I thought of.

Second came my local friends with family and roots in Mumbai.

Crazy. Stupid. Pointless.

Keep fighting the good fight.

jakhme-dard said...

few lines touched my heart..about recent Mumbai attacks

Whitesnake said...

If ya need a talk, ya know where I am..........

tumblewords said...

I am so sorry. Humans don't appear to be getting better and that's a disgrace. My thoughts are with you and yours - for your safety and well-being. Take care, friend.

keiths ramblings said...

You said all you needed to.

Ghost Particle said...

it will end when we end. thats the sad reality :(

Seacan said...

I also feel terribly upset by all of this and wish everyone well.. It is a world gone awol. ..

Seachanges said...

Apologies, the previous comment left before I could finish properly... Yes, I feel sad about all of this, and have written about it in my blog today... the whole week has seemed distorted somehow. I wish you well!

Sue said...

life lost is always painful, but life lost through willful violence is so senseless, and hard to grasp. In my tradition, when lives are lost we mark their passing with Kaddish. One of the lines from which seems so appropriate now,
Oseh shalom bim'romav hu ya'aseh shalom aleinu, "G-d Who makes peace in the heights, may G-d make peace upon us..."
May peace come soon to India and the world.

artpredator said...

i've been thinking of you too, and look forward to seeing your words again soon

my yoga teacher and 2 fellow students flew from LA weds eve to mumbai. i finally heard last night that they are ok (big sigh)

i pray those you know and love are ok