:) Yes Children are a direct blessing in the form of God . It is a common belief with which people tend to visit the just born babies .. (well i love to do that cos u get to see such a tiny lil thing cry and yawn unknowing of the laughter and noise around. ) They feel seeing a baby itself is as good as seeing God and hence you tend to wash out all your sins..
With the years passing by every day we grow , we learn , we follow the good , sometimes we try the bad unknowingly or wantedly and lose the child in us with every minute or say every second of growth.
Why would be a child innocent , creative, good , beautiful and loveliest creations ever one can see? It is because they are true, they are 'they' , they are buds... only when they bloom as a flower they need to experience the hard bad yet wonderful world , which kills them , rips them and changes them to walk the lanes of this world.
I am writing this post marking the forthcoming Children's day on November 14th.
Many years ago , India's first Prime minister and freedom fighter 'Chacha' (uncle) Nehru (Jawahar Lal Nehru) was born on this very day . (November 14 1889).
He was a loving and gentle person , who encouraged education and was passionate about welfare of children and youngsters. It was this great man's initialisation and thoughts that stand tall as the IIT's , IIM's and AIIM's which are considered to be the temple of education in various streams. This day just takes me back to my school days , the days when we as children would be given special consideration and privilege of chocolates, fun , dance and activities.
Even today 14th November is a special day . I remember vividly the colour dress we used to wear and the chocolates (Eclairs or the white milky bars) , followed by the post lunch cultural activities. :)