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Grow Up Like Me

Updated on March 28, 2017

No one can walk back to the past to make a beginning it is TODAY when you should start. Your self confidence is your strength and your hard work is your weapon.

New Beginning

New Intentions

New Innovations

New Perspective

New Philosophy

New Standing

New Focus

New Priorities

New Attention

New Hope

New Light

New Dream

New Steps

New Start

New Repercussions

New Result

New Life

A Growing Up Sturdy Tree Inspiring Others To Grow

In the open air , on barren ground,

with no one there all around,

I fell as a seed,

from a very strange source,

to lead the life that I have found.

I never thought while staying in soil,

hard work is a waste, times foil,

I knew in my heart

I will come up,

success will come with my ceaseless toil.

One day I came out from clayey sand, stretching out wide my leafy hand,

swaying in the wind,

my young , green leaves,

I flaunt proudly, how much I’m grand.

I, like the seed, felt the darkness of the unknown,was anxious of being in a place I did not feel I had chosen but yet was excited to see the new and grow up.

Growing faster and faster day by day,

making my life happy and gay,

taller I become ,

sturdier I grow,

year after year in this world I’ll stay.

Today I’m a robust, huge, tall tree

leading a life independent and free,

my roots are deep,

my trunk is strong,

I look around like a watchful sentry.

Looking at me other’s admire,

the other seedlings I inspire,

‘grow up like me,’

I say to them,

‘don’t be lazy, put out your fire’.

I inspire the sad , downhearted plant,

leave the life which is useless and blunt,

bring success in yourself,

holding my hands,

to the weak twinners, blessings I grant.

Watchful, sentry eyes

I don't want my pain and struggle to be a part of your life, but want you to inspired by my battle.

That’s how I am great today,

with raised leafy branches to god I pray,

I’m brave in my heart,

strong in my roots,

struggle hard that’s what I say.

I have strong roots, so I mock at the storm.

Growing Up

Sometimes you have to stay silent , digest your pride, discard ego and accept your wrong.It is not humiliation , it is not failure , it is not giving up , IT IS GROWING UP.

Growing up is when you learn How To Show Concern

  • Growing up is to SHOW CONCERN
  • Growing up is to CONSOLE
  • Growing up is to be UNDERSTANDING
  • Growing up is to CARE.


Never Underestimate Your Strength

The best way to become self- confident is-

  • to do everything that you are afraid of doing.
  • be gentle with your self .
  • respect yourself and your abilities.
  • to accept your flaws.
  • not to be ashamed to present yourself the way you are.

You Need to First Fall in Order to Know How to Stand

Painful start of every beginning

Every successful person has a painful story .

Every painful story has a successful ending.

Pain is your path to success.

Hard work is the key to success.

"Most people don't grow up . Most people age.They had parking spaces, honor their credit cards, get married , have children , and call them maturity."

- Maya Angelou

Coming together is a beginning , keeping together is progress, working together is success- HENRY FORD.

Helping Is the Act, Blessing Is the Result

The purpose of life is not be happy..but to bring happiness in others.

KINDNESS is the best medicine to heal.. spread it as much as possible. Inspire others with your virtues.


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    • Debangee Mandal profile imageAUTHOR


      20 months ago from India

      Thank you Tamara for your kind words.

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      Tamara Moore 

      20 months ago

      Very encouraging and inspiring! Thank you, Debangee :-)

    • Debangee Mandal profile imageAUTHOR


      22 months ago from India

      Oh! Thanks manatita .. it would be my pleasure.

    • manatita44 profile image


      22 months ago from london

      Another insightful one. So beautiful! God bless your Heart of discernment in full measure. Hari Om!

      P.S I write Monday Inspirations. Would you mind if I dedicate tomorrow's to you? I do this a lot and speak usually of the divine beauty.

    • Debangee Mandal profile imageAUTHOR


      22 months ago from India

      Thank you Luke Holm for your tribute. And yes I promise to share more of my views regarding the essence of everyday life. Have a good day.

    • Debangee Mandal profile imageAUTHOR


      22 months ago from India

      Thanks for your appreciation whonunuwho . I feel gratified. Yes it is my passion to see and portray life in diverse, distinct forms. I will feel glad to have you again.

    • whonunuwho profile image


      22 months ago from United States

      I really appreciated your message in this insightful work, my friend. You have a very refreshing sense of poetic vision. Well done in your portrayal of life, its demands, and how we may meet them. Blessings to you and yours. whonu

    • Luke Holm profile image


      22 months ago

      Debangee, thank you for your poetry. I enjoyed your inspiring approach and outlook to life. There are so many great resources that speak of the NOW, and approaching life from a refreshed point of view each and every day. Yours adds to this collection. Well done and thank you for sharing :)


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