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You ARE the Father!

Dhan Dhan Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Maharaj

Recently I was asked what I think of when I think of Guru Gobind Singh. Many things come to mind. Firstly of course, he is my Guru. He is the embodiment and continuation of all of our Gurus. He is the one that brings us from darkness to light. During his time, he was a warrior and a saint soldier. Adjectives such as strong, brave, fearless, and defender of all are just a few of the infinite words that one could use to describe him. When growing up in a Sikh environment, there is actually a phrase that is said over and over again: We are the sons and daughters of Guru Gobind Singh. Waheguru.

For someone who really didn't have her biological father around very much in this world or in this life, I always took those words to my heart and to my soul. In fact, that phrase, that remembrance, that knowing got me through some of the hardest times in my life. Just knowing that I am the daughter of Guru Gobind Singh gave me strength, gave me courag…