Patience by Harish Arora, India


by Harish Arora, New Delhi, India

This is a true story which happened in the United States. A man came out of his home to admire his new Car. To his puzzlement, his three-year-old son was happily hammering dents into the shiny paint of the car. The man ran to his son, knocked him away, hammered the little boy's hands into pulp as PUNISHMENT. When the father calmed down, he rushed his son to the hospital.

Although the doctor tried desperately to save the crushed bones of little boy’s hands, he finally had to amputate the fingers from both the boy's hands. When the boy woke up from the surgery & saw his bandaged stubs, he innocently said, " Daddy, I'm sorry about your car." Then he further asked, "but when are my fingers going to GROW BACK?" The father went home and committed suicide.

THINK about this story the next time someone steps on your feet or you wish to take revenge. Think first before you lose your patience with someone you love. Cars can be repaired.. Broken bones and hurt feelings often can't. Too often we fail to recognize the difference between the PERSON and the PERFORMANCE. We forget that FORGIVENESS is greater than REVENGE.

* People make mistakes.

* We are allowed to make mistakes.

* But the actions we take while in a rage haunt us FOREVER.

Hence, the moral of the story is BE PATIENT; that is what our Satguru Baba Ji always guides us to adopt in our lives.

So Saints, let us come forward and pass this resolution today i.e. on the eve of coming New Year 2007 that we all would adopt the guidance of our Baba Ji in our lives would let the message of love travel from one heart to all hearts of the universe to further make our punch line "UNIVERSAL BROTHERHOOD", really happen.

Say Saints with one voice, DHAN NIRANKAR JI.

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