Theologically yours!


Ted glanced idly at the newspaper, all the while pretending to be absorbed in the words in front of him. He was keenly aware of Martha’s hesitant steps towards him as well as her pained glances.

But he had made up his mind. While everyone else around him including Martha thought he was bonkers, he was quietly luminescent about finally finding his calling.

Never the one to hold his wife hostage to his views, he had nonetheless been firm about his choice. Just thinking of the white facade of the temple and its tomes “gopurams” calmed his racing mind. The ancients’ way of life was no longer a topic of discussion nor merely a doubtful alternate theology.

He felt the power of his convictions coursing through his veins as he quietly chanted under his breath –

“Hare Rama, Hare Krishna.”

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Categories: Flash fiction, Friday FotoFiction

13 replies

  1. Change of heart and faith… a true calling! Gud one Lavanya. Interesting twist.

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  3. Oh, oh! Glad he’s found his calling, but wondering about what his family may be thinking of it.
    Excellent take on the prompt, Lavanya!
    Thank you for writing for #FridayFotoFiction

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  4. Faith is one’s choice on what face they would want to give it.

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  5. Loved the last twist Lavanya. I hope his family accepts his calling and supports him
    Gayatri recently posted – The promise

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  6. That’s a unique take on the prompt. He’s found his calling finally! Thanks for linking up with #FridayFotoFiction.

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