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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Void

Sometimes, I wonder why one finds a void, some uncertainty creeping up when life goes on and on. It’s a sudden rush when one is busy with the mundane of life, with daily chores - one feels as if there has much to be achieved, so much to learn, so much to ask for, so much to live but time seems to be a big constraint. The question sometimes is where to start and what to do?

Some questions which often call for an immediate attention and which keep on disturbing are – “I don’t know who I am anymore? What is that I have achieved till date? and many more.” Perhaps each day I spend with family and friends is taking me closer to end of my life and questioning not only who I am, but who I have been - I feel disturbed, petrified, I feel some void, something missing. No matter where I am in life’s journey, such questions usually evoke confusion and when there is no ready response, the ensuing silence is more frightening, the silence is more devastating.

While I was flicking through the pages of a book I came across some interesting lines - mind creates defense mechanisms to deal with any number of pressures put upon the psyche- trauma, information overload, frustration, indecision, despair. It works the subconscious mind while you work the conscious. But sometimes it so happens that we are totally unaware, with no resolution or answer ever to be given. There are some immediate concerns which cannot be answered by mind too and that is where you find a VOID!

3 comments:

bhavin said...

hmmm... even I am experiencing this void for last few days... don't know why.... may be thats because of some accumulated unanswered questions...

Rajivkk said...

You know what...its plain and simple....if we really want to know the importance of a thing in life, we should feel the need of it first...similarly, Voids enter our lives to make us feel the need of the filler....Now the question is how and where to find the filler ?
For this, I remember an Einstein's saying that if you want to solve a problem, you have to first come out the problem's periphery and then view it from outside....and if we could do that consistently-without fail- even if we have a plethora of voids, we would have more fillers around us...

Abhay said...

hmmm..Void is the word as answer by our Mind to many questions.