Three years in HubPages: Gracias de hecho
On completion of three great years .....
Three years of writing here in HubPages and it’s been a great time. However, I could not write on many topics as much as I really wished for many obvious reasons. And the number of hubs also I could not achieved the target as I aimed for. But I have decided to go easy on me. I don’t believe that writing actually can be done in a much improved manner if I try to impose on myself. A free flow of expression is what I aspire for and thus it is okay to go slow sometimes. This is a latest realization and I am much calmer than earlier. Earlier I used to feel bit of irritation within, if I could not write for couple of days together and that tended to result in disappointments in my mind and became obvious from my behaviour. So to be easy and peaceful within, its an intention to go slow with differently themed writings this year.
Three years and I have made many great friends here in HubPages. I have read many hubs that are too great in quality and the ideas. But I would love to mention some very dearest hubber friends who are always worth following and reading ahead. They all write on various styles and covers myriads of topics. All of the hubbers many times write stories, poems, DIY hubs, cooking hubs, travel hubs and many other forms to cover their interests to a wide variety.
An endeavor to thank my friends....
I am trying to present a very concise intro about some of my hubber friends with few of their interesting hubs which I enjoyed reading. It is just to make it easier for readers who may be new in HubPages. It’s all a very novice attempt from my personal point of view and whatsoever $6 is accessible about the individual hubbers from their profile here. I very sincerely apologize and declare that there is no intention to judge anybody by their professional caliber and holistic approach on their individualistic take on life and writings, rather it’s an endeavor to proffer a tribute for their never ending support and encouragement for me here in HubPages for last three years.
Aka Patricia Scott – a very strong lady of substance who writes from heart. From her writings its always evident that miracles are always everywhere but it depends on the seeker to find one. And the way she sums up a comment always.... it’s awesome...in her words, words and words “ Angels on your way this morning...” and it does Patricia that your angels do light up many hearts all the way. All time personal favourite hubs from Patricia which you can go any time to read are listed. Al though all the hubs are very precious these are what shows her strength as a person to express what is very motivating and positive beyond imagination.
Aka Theresa Davis the friend who stand besides you no matter what goes on and who is the pillar of strength at least for me here in HubPages and through my writing endeavors is what for me is FAITH REAPER. Two time voted Hubbie ( 2013 and 2014) , such an well accepted and well known writer of her own class. Theresa writes on many topics which are well worth reading and she is a very strong lady herself to fight cancer and come out stronger to win the world ahead. One of my best hubber friend here who always inspires me with her never ending trust. Theresa is an inspiration who believes, “God makes a promise---faith believes it, hope anticipates it, patience quietly awaits it." Unknown. Some of the all time fav hubs by Theresa are :
Aka Marry Craig, a very well read writer from Tillson with a dream to write her novel. Very enthusiastic friend of mine who writes on various topics and four years writing relentlessly ahead and going strong, Mary is a winner of many accolades through all this years. Mary loves to enjoy life to the fullest. She is a real fun loving person who draws happiness from every single simple thing like even changing her profile picture in HubPages here. She has many interesting hubs under her belt here which are really much well researched nicely compiled.
Manatita is one of the best hubber friends here who always supports in my every effort to write anything. He is already a published writer. He has just completed his first book: My Guru Sri Chinmoy, Life and Teachings, available on Amazon. Manatita is almost finished with his second book: Maxims For Our Chldren: A Look At The Teachings Of Jesus, The Christ. His inspirational and spiritually enriched hubs are always a way to light up any dull moment. The never ending motivation about life is synonymous to Manatita. Through his writing he tries to reach the higher level of inner consciousness for much peace and love abound. His hubs are of mostly in spiritually enlightened always and I can’t forget his many suggestions during this wonderful journey of writing here.
Aka my very own dearest friend Deb Hirt from Stillwater, OK. Professionally she is oil spill certified in ME and DE. But she fell deeply in love with our feathery friends and her never ending love is very much clear in many of her hubs. She is a columnist for both the Stillwater News Press and The Oklahoman of Oklahoma City, OK, and she very nicely has been writing “Life at Boomer Lake” every week for your up-to-date enjoyment of birds. Apart from writing about birds she writes very prolific poems as well. Extremely versatile as a writer, I always love her unique way of choosing her topics to write on.
Aka Frank Atanacio, who was born in Hartford Connecticut and presently, hails from Shelton. loves to write dramatic poetry, and fiction. Frank is a writer, with a difference who takes you on a chilling journey even through a poem. His poems take you to a very different feel than many others here. Mainly a kind of very daunting ambience he creates with his very descriptive but unique way of presenting his feelings and ideas. His writing has kind of inducement that you can’t get out till you read it and this you will only be able to feel once you visit his hubs.
Alias our very own Rasma here from Riga, Latvia, one of the very early friends I have made after being in HubPages. It’s always very nice to read here ever refreshing hubs. She writes really beautiful poetry. She writes on various topics time to time. But my personal favourites are her poems to be honest. She has very soothing way of presenting her feelings. A very good writer on her own terms, it’s always a pleasure reading Rasma’s many hubs when you feel bit down.
Aka Eiddwen Jones from Wales, our very own Eddy is a very good writer of her own repute. She has been a published write and Eddy writes from deep within her very heart. She has always been Sunshine to read ahead. She brings real joy if you are down and drawn. She has this wonderful strings of hubs - “Come Sit by me.......” , actually a sweet collection of writings of different themes and emotions.
Aka Martin Kloess from San Francisco is a very wonderfully talented writer here. He precisely writes poetry in different style to depict his hold on the very subject. Though, he can be termed as the King of Limericks in HubPages. But equally he rules the romance and other genre of poems. A person from varied background who has his wonderful capacity to express through such beautiful ways to draw the attention of his readers, Martin writes on differed subjects. It’s always a pleasure to get your funny bones tick with his interesting limericks.
Aka Bill Holland joined from Olympia, Washington is a successful writer. He writes on various topics and has been aptly initiated H.O.W. (Humanity One World), a movement formed to make this world a better place to live, making a difference one person at a time. He has been selected for Hubbie award for most helpful hubber, most beautiful hub, All Round hubbers, most supportive hubber etc. His many hubs are filled with knowledge that may help fellow hubbers in improving their works. Bills Holland’s introspective hubs are all time favourites as they are very much thought provocative works.
Already a published writer with 20 books under his name, our very own Romeos Quill is a very far-fetched poet. He can weave a dream through his words always. His poems can take readers to a different land with a soul touching impression. Mainly the names of his poems use to beguile me (at least) always. His style of presentation is much different than other acclaimed poets out here. I am a great fan of his works. His poems are always from the bottom of his heart which flows beyond incredible. Although it’s very difficult to choose few poems for reader’s ready reference here I have tried to mention some links below which have been personal all time favourites:
annart aka Ann Carr, from SW England. Ann is a very talented friend indeed. She apart from writing enjoy driving, riding a motorbike, reading, playing tennis, painting, drawing, photography etc. Her interest varies from articles, fiction, non-fiction and poetry etc. Along with her 13 years old granddaughter she is into children stories also. She loved to travel and a fluent in French language. Any new reader may know details about her from the well written profile in HubPages. It’s a delight to be friend with Ann actually.
Aka John Hansen from Queensland, Australia is a writer of many interest areas. John Hansen has varied and vast working experience in different fields which are always very evident from his all inclusive hubs. He is a certificate/diploma holder in Permaculture design and a complete family man with a loving wife and four children. He is fulfilling his dream of becoming a writer here in HubPages and marking his footprints with many special works to acclaim very aptly many honours on the way. Many times ‘Editors Choice’ Award and ‘Hubbie’ : Best Poet award including ‘Hug of the day” award are bequeathed very fittingly on John Hansen for his ever prolific writings.
Jackie Lynnley hails from beautiful South. Jackie Lynnley is a beautiful soul with a great mind to capture many ideas in her wonderful hubs always to enrich the very experience of being hunpages. She has been writing poems and short stories etc. She is very much into photography as well which she uses in her hubs and the hobby which she enjoys very much. Leaving insightful comments to encourage her fellow hubbers here, she is very kind and very active in HubPages.
Aka Mrs Nithya Venkat from Dubai is a dear friend who loves to on various topics. A homemaker, wife and a mother who loves reading and music. She is a wonderful person inside out to support and encourage many of her hub friends by standing beside them and commenting on their works. Her gadget hubs are always much well researched to read. Her many other hubs on different topics are much studied to enrich the reading experience.
One of the very first friends from HubPages though nothing personal is known about this wonderful hubber who writes from the heart. Even the name (!!) and very apt for the anonymous trend maintained thereby. Some friends call as Mycee, but I am not sure. So I am presenting as Spy is known to me. Unknown spy, but yes I appreciate you being with me since the very beginning. Spy writes on various topics which are always a pleasure to read through. The poems mainly tend to be about the gloomy heart breaks etc but then also they are always an enjoyable read from the point of view of the flow and the style of presentation. Wish I would know more about this mystical hubber friend!!!
Alias Bronwen Scott-Branagan from Victoria, Australia is a dear friend who stood by me all these years. A friend, almost from the beginning that I have been writing in HubPages. She is a very talented lady of many areas and has an extensive working experience behind her. A well educated person and her well researched hubs are always much educating in varied areas. A published writer and she have 10 books under her name. She writes on various topics and it’s always much of a delight to read her works.
Aka Chitrangada Sharan, my fellow Indian writer who hails from the Capital City of India, New Delhi. Her profile here in HubPages has well written details about the writer. She mainly loves to write on Relationships, especially with regard to parents/ children; teacher/ students, health, parenting, Indian culture and traditions, paintings, art and craft, music and cooking etc. Her way of presentation is always very simple to attract the readers to her hubs. She writes after a nicely done research about the subject in hand thus making her hubs very educative.
Aka Rajan Jolly, another fellow hubber from Mumbai who is presently staying in Jalandhar, India. He has a background of a Poultry breeder and majored in Botany and Chemistry. His hubs mainly revolve around the topics like Health, Healthy Foods, Yoga, Pranayama, Alternate Therapies, Natural Remedies, Indian festivals, Tourist Spots in India etc. His hubs are always very educative. Its indeed a pleasure to know about many Indian cultures from his side of the country in details from his well written hubs.
Aka Mary Hyatt, from South Florida who is a very talented person with many hobbies. She is professionally qualified and has a long string of work experiences that make her hubs a very delightful read as she has different and wide perspectives of presenting things. She has 4 children and adopted 3 of her grandchildren so obviously it is understood that she loves children. She is beautiful lady inside out. She enjoys painting in all different mediums, sewing, all crafts, gardening, playing the piano, and time with her family. She is an avid gardener who writes often about her beautiful roses and orchids.
Aka Nell Rose from England, a prolific writer of her own reputes and she has been writing since age 10. She writes on various topics which are always very much well researched, very much informative. She has some very well read hubs of varied and very captivating topics. She has published her eBook and it’s infectious as she writes to capture varied interests. If one is interested in hubs on reincarnations and other off the track topics then it’s always Nell Rose one should follow ahead.
Aka Sunil Kumar Kunnoth, a fellow hubber friend from India particularly from Culicut. On professional front he has been working as Commercial Tax Inspector for the Government of Kerala, India. He writes on various topics and in Englsih and Malayalam language also. He is an avid reader, blogger, hardcore fan of music and a travel enthusiast. He is interested in Quiz, Travel, Music, History, Arts and Technology also. His travel and cultural hubs revolve around the traditional South Indian origin which is always a delight to read. His travel hubs are mainly on pilgrimage sites of southern India.
Thank you all my friends out there....
There are many hubber friends whom I would like to thank on this occasion of my completion of three years in this wonderful community called HubPages. But for the constraint of time and space I am mentioning these above mentioned hubbers in this hub here. Whoever is left out here I offer my heartfelt gratitude for being my friend and apology for not being cited here. But each every comment of all the friends who read any of my hubs here is my pillar of strength for the effort I have taken to step forward for my next hub in any time in last three years.
Number 3 and its religious significance
The number 3 is a very numinous and religious number featured in many ancient tales (three wishes, three guesses, three little pigs, three bears, three billy goats gruff). In ancient Babylon the three primary gods were Anu, Bel (Baal), and Ea, representing Heaven, Earth, and the Abyss. Likewise, there were three aspects to the Egyptian sun god: Khepri (rising), Re (midday), and Atum (setting). In Christianity there is the Trinity of God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit. Plato saw 3 as being symbolic of the triangle, the simplest spatial shape, and considered the world to have been built from triangles. In German folklore a paper triangle with a cross in each corner and a prayer in the middle was thought to act as protection against gout, as well as protecting a cradle from witches. Three black animals were often sacrificed when attempting to conjure up demons. On the other hand, a three-coloured cat was a protective spirit. In William Shakespeare’s Macbeth (1606–07) there are three witches, and their spell begins, “Thrice the brindled cat hath mewed,” reflecting such superstitions.
3 in Hinduism
In Hinduism, number three has a significant role. Tritiya or triah, is a symbolic representation of Trinity. Trinity has one aspect of Purusha ( Male ), number one and then Shakti ( Power )number two and third is the combination of both. Three is a symbol, of Hindu God Shiva. Because he has a three pronged Trishul ( Trident) as his weapon, he has three eyes ( Trinetra), he has three braids of hair and he removes sins from three births. He is known as Triloka also.
The number three represents many other aspects of creation as follows:
- Three time division – past, present and future.
- Three states of being – immanent, transcendent and absolute.
- Three periods of the day – morning, noon and night.
- Three worlds of heaven, earth and hell.
- Three phases of life – young age, middle age and old age.
- Triple control of thought, word and deed.
Three /3 in different language :
- In English ( as we all know ) – 3, in words – three.
- In Hindi – tin
- In German – Drei
- In French – Trois
- In Latin – III
- In Spanish – Tres
- In Japanese – San, Mittsu
- In Chinese – San
- In Korean – Set
- In Vietnamese – Ba
- In Malay - Tiga
- In Portuguese – Tres
- In Arabic – Ein
- In Russian – Tree
- In Turkish – uc
- In Italian – Tre
- In Polish – Trzy
Thank you HubPages
So it’s been quite a fantastic journey in HubPages. The dream I dreamt to become a writer in my early childhood has been partially fulfilled by this wonderful website here. My all time gratitude to team of HubPages , and all involved in any which ways to make the dreams of many likeminded people here a reality. Thank you all out there, team HubPages - for providing us a platform to mingle in a much respected and favoured ambience of writing and reading. It’s indeed a fantastic endeavour to come ahead and initiate such a nice website for us the hubbers.
Long Live – team HubPages.
Disclaimer: It is to mention that all the photographs used here in this hub are may be of low pixelated as they are obtained from the Profiles of the fellow hubbers here. I have not taken prior permission to use their photographs and a big apology for that. It is not intended to hurt and harm anybody by doing so rather to thank all my valuable hubber friends out there.