Saturday, October 14, 2017

Bated Breath ... #writebravely #WriteTribeProBlogger #FridayReflections

This week's prompt at  #WriteTribeProBlogger Challenge  &  #FridayReflections is bated breath.

Dictionary meaning:

To wait with bated breath, is to wait in an anxious or excited way to see what happens next.

So here are some bated breath moments in my life:

   * Scanning the school board for my ISC results

   * Scanning the newspaper for my BCom results

   * Flying through a typhoon from Hong Kong to Singapore

   * Descending into Wellington in a gale force Northerly

   * Awaiting the outcome of an interview

   * Awaiting that little cry that tells you all is well with your baby

   *  Awaiting exam results of the kids

   * Awaiting the outcome of university applications

   * Awaiting the outcome of  hospitalisations and illnesses of loved ones

Bated breath moments can be very stressful. But I have been blessed that most of my bated breath moments have turned out favourably.


We all signed up to do this dance before we were born
~ Billy Fingers (from the book The Aferlife of Billy Fingers)

Commit to the process, detach from the outcome.
~ Lord Krishna, Bhagavad Gita


Share some of your bated breath moments or write your own post.


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7 comments:

  1. That is awesome how your bated breath moments usually turn out favorably

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  2. Flying through a typhoon? Wow. I’m glad to know that your bate breath moments have turn out in your favor, Suzy. 😀

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  3. Glad to hear those moments turn out well. I can empathise with the results, applications and interviews :)

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  4. Beautiful..I agreed these moments are really stressful and I could easily co-relate with most of them. especially,awaiting for the outcome of hospitalization of loved one, is most difficult. i often become too anxious and had very stressful time during those moment.

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  5. Agree agree. I still remember how I felt while waiting for class xii results. I was so nervous. And then the result of my first job interview. 😀

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  6. I can relate to many of those from your list. We always remember our school and college days.

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  7. Can easily relate to those. Each precious moment in our life is preceeeded by 'bated breath.

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