About the book
Title: When I Fell in Love with Life
Author: Geetha Paniker
Publisher: Partridge Publishers
Geetha Paniker pens her thoughts during her battle against cancer. ‘When I Fell in Love with Life’ seeks to inspire readers who are struggling with life’s difficult tests. Author Geetha Paniker’s experience with cancer compelled her to pen down her thoughts, seeking to aid those who are facing a similar battle. “When I Fell in Love with Life,” published by Partridge Publishers is an anthology of writings from a cancer survivor whose therapeutic writings aim to guide, inspire and heal one’s soul.
In this book, Paniker lays bare all the aspects of private suffering yet points out how she overcame each challenge with grit, determination and a healthy dose of childish delight and wonder. Profound thoughts are narrated in a simple language. Her words and wonderful ability to blend with her surroundings, yet stand out by absorbing the essence of it all, will challenge readers to look at life through a rebel’s twinkling eye. Readers will journey with this nature-loving, soul-searching, deep-thinking powerhouse and see what it feels like to touch rock bottom and build a solid foundation for a life made on her terms.
This is a truthful story that continues to redefine the norm and gives readers a glimpse into the life of a true survivor.
Uplifting, powerful and heartfelt, “When I Fell in Love with Life” is a collection of musings from a survivor striving to stir the hearts and minds of readers as they embark on an inspiring journey bound to touch their soul.
About the author
Geetha Paniker is a retired primary school teacher. She has a unique ability to find beauty around when pain rains on her and it is this pain that keeps her grounded and humane. She is a teacher at heart, but God and nature are her teachers, and she draws lessons from everything around—from the mist on the mountaintop to the dewdrop on a blade of grass. She hails from Anthikad, a village in Trichur, and lives in Chennai.
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