positive thinking The Haiku Challenge 2012

The Haiku Challenge 2012 – Day 7 – Celebrate Life

Today’s prompt: Theme: Life Form: Haiga. Paint/Write your Imagination on an Image for the theme. Use paint, microsoft powerpoint, photoshop or any software to write a Haiku about Life using any inspiring image.

Day 7:

 Celebrate life
Image credit: answersfrommen.com
Grab the challenges 
Life throws at you every day 
Transcend your limits 
 Opportunities Abound. 
Recognize and receive them. 
Life’s complaints can wait. 
 Positive Thinking 
Brings forth self-confidence only 
Where self-esteem thrives

Written for The Haiku Challenge 2012 –
Day 7 – February 7th – Theme: Life Form: Paint/Write your Imagination on an Image for the theme.


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39 Comments

  • Reply
    Terri Sonoda
    February 7, 2012 at 6:14 pm

    Definitely words to live and thrive by. Thank you Vidya! I always feel better after I stop by your place. Hugsss.

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      Vidya Sury
      February 8, 2012 at 12:08 pm

      Thank you, dearest Terri! I love visiting you even more! Hugs!

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    Jt Clough | Big Island Dog
    February 7, 2012 at 6:16 pm

    Mahalo. Loved the image and will use it as I go through my day today!

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      Vidya Sury
      February 8, 2012 at 12:09 pm

      Honored, Jt! I fell in love with the image the moment I saw it!

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    becca givens
    February 7, 2012 at 5:22 pm

    Bravo … we were on the same path 😀 … I like yours better! Thanks for stopping by for a visit! Namaste ~~

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      Vidya Sury
      February 8, 2012 at 6:31 am

      Loved yours too, Becca. It is a great topic, isn’t it!

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    Fran Sorin
    February 7, 2012 at 5:43 pm

    Beautiful and imaginative idea….Haiku is both simple and profound:)

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    Gemma Wiseman
    February 7, 2012 at 7:06 pm

    The challenges of life inject zest into life! Beautiful!

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      Vidya Sury
      February 8, 2012 at 2:08 pm

      Welcome and Thank you, Gemma!

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    Blossom Vydrina
    February 7, 2012 at 8:19 pm

    lovely combination

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      Vidya Sury
      February 8, 2012 at 2:09 pm

      Welcome and Thank you, Blossom!

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    Karen
    February 7, 2012 at 8:50 pm

    A terrific trio!

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    Someone is Special
    February 7, 2012 at 9:43 pm

    Vidya what a Haiga about life.. The combo of the image and words is breathtaking 🙂

    Someone is Special

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      Vidya Sury
      February 8, 2012 at 2:10 pm

      Thank you Saravana! i am enjoying this!

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    Betsy at Zen-Mama
    February 8, 2012 at 4:13 am

    Love your haiku challenge. These are especially good! Love the positive thought one!

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      Vidya Sury
      February 8, 2012 at 2:15 pm

      Thank you, Betsy! 🙂 One every day until Feb 29! 😀

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    Magical Mystical Teacher
    February 8, 2012 at 1:57 am

    What you’re saying, I suppose is something like this: You can do more than you think you can do. Yes? 🙂

    Is This the Life I Wanted?

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      Vidya Sury
      February 8, 2012 at 2:12 pm

      Yes! 🙂 Thank you Teacher!

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    Noble
    February 8, 2012 at 7:18 am

    both words and the pic are just amazing 🙂 thanks

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      Vidya Sury
      February 8, 2012 at 4:16 pm

      Welcome and thank you, Noble!

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    Find Your Harmony
    February 8, 2012 at 4:28 pm

    SO beautiful…in picture and poetry! Thank you Vidya!

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      Vidya Sury
      February 9, 2012 at 10:54 am

      🙂 Thank you! I always think of you as “Find Your Harmony” and appreciate our connection on facebook!

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    Amber
    February 8, 2012 at 11:22 am

    What a beautiful haiga! I really liked it! 🙂

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    sheila
    February 8, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    Love these! Very beautiful!

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    Tess The Bold Life
    February 8, 2012 at 1:48 pm

    I love this! I haven’t written haiku for years…I need to change that!

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      Vidya Sury
      February 8, 2012 at 4:22 pm

      Thank you, Tess! This series is a haiku-a-day (based on prompts) from Feb 1 to 29. I am writing this for the first time, and enjoying it very much. I’d love to read what you write!

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    Lisa @ Grandma's Briefs
    February 8, 2012 at 3:54 pm

    Great haiku! Great words to live by! (And I love that photo, too.)

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      Vidya Sury
      February 8, 2012 at 4:24 pm

      Dear Lisa! Thank you! I wrote my first ever haiku on Feb 1 :-). It has been a big discovery for me because I had no idea I’d love doing it so much! (I’ve been enjoying your posts very much!)

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    My Inner Chick
    February 9, 2012 at 4:10 am

    –Vidya,
    I’ve been lovin’ your haikus!

    Happy Thursday. Xxxx Kissssssssssssssssssssss

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      Vidya Sury
      February 9, 2012 at 4:43 am

      Kim, I love our connection. Hugs and thanks for the kind words!

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    Paige | simple mindfulness
    February 9, 2012 at 2:48 am

    Beautiful Vidya!

    I wouldn’t be the happy person I am today if it weren’t for all the challenges I faced. Thanks for spreading the message!

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      Vidya Sury
      February 9, 2012 at 4:37 am

      Your story is so inspiring, Paige and so is your blog! Thank you and I am happy we connected!

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    zephyr
    February 9, 2012 at 4:08 am

    I see that i am perhaps the only Indian friend of yours commenting here 🙂 But loved this one. Anything positive about life and its challenges grabs my eyeballs in an instant. The image reminds me of the young boys who jump from a cliff into the waters of Narmada in Jabalpur for a fee from tourists. they sure know how to monetise a game 😀

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      Vidya Sury
      February 9, 2012 at 4:41 am

      Zephyr, you’ve no idea how much I appreciate your visits. My country folk rarely come over and comment. The gratifying part is I know for a fact that all my friends read what I write and prefer to either pop up on IM chat or phone to talk, rather than come here and comment. 🙂

      I’ve seen young boys enjoying themselves in the south. Monetizing it – well, we must remember that we have the best “businessmen” in the business :D. I could never bring myself to pay a child to jump off a cliff for fun, but different strokes for different folks!

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    Mich9
    March 20, 2012 at 12:35 pm

    google knows it 😀

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