Monday, 26 September 2011

My day is made!

Got this message from my Neale Donald Walsch subcriptions. And I immediately smiled, for I felt God's presence. And I silently sent up a 'Thank you' to Him! :)

Getting down on yourself is not the answer. 
Why would you do to you what God would never do to you?

The few things you do not "get right" (whatever that is)
cannot compare to the things at which you excel. 
Do you know that? 

You are kind, you are caring, 
you are generous, you are sensitive, you are compassionate, 
you are forgiving, you are more accepting than you know,
and more loving than you will give yourself credit for.

Now...what else is there?

Try to understand this: You are doing just fine. Better
than 'just fine.' You are excelling. You are magnificent,
you are wonderful! And God loves you to pieces!

Monday, 19 September 2011

Quote on patience and waiting

Interesting thought for the day! :)

Patience, above all else, is what is needed right now. Do not let anxiousness or frustration take over.

Conditions on the exterior of your experience will change, but your highest benefit will be achieved when conditions in your interior remain the same. 

Hold to your inner peace. Reclaim your identity. 

Trust your higher wisdom. Look to the grander vision.

Do not agitate for a decision right now, nor seek an immediate solution. 

Do not wish for an end to things as they are. 
That end will come. Yet, let it arrive naturally. 

Do not push the river. Wait. 
The Right Time is at hand, and resolution of this difficulty is on its way.

The Loving Mother who twists the child's cheek and then caresses

When we go through tough times, let us remember these lines. God sometimes puts us through testing situations to grant us eternal peace thereafter. I came across the foll. lines from a discourse by Bhagawan Baba. Very profound!

God is not happy unless he gives you some occasional sorrow. 

Even the mother will not be happy unless the child cries heartily. 

Even while kissing the child, the mother twists the child's cheek and then kisses him. 

In the same manner, God also causes several troubles and tests and then will please you.

God makes you cry only to give you extreme happiness after that. 

We will be able to eat more food, if we are hungry, and are able to digest well. 
If the food we take is not digested, how can we eat more food? 

In this manner, at first God gives troubles, sorrow, and pain and then after your digesting these, he gives happiness and bliss.

Sunday, 18 September 2011

They also serve who only stand and wait!

Know that when God takes, He gives much more! It is only the one that waits, patiently, that receives.

Friday, 16 September 2011

Stay cheerful always

I loved this line I came across today in the Sri Sathya Sai Central Trust web site today.

"If all your ambitions do not materialize, do not waver or get depressed. He is a realized one who is cheerful in the face of all adversities."

Thursday, 8 September 2011

A prayer to the Lord

I came across this beautiful prayer in Sathyam Shivam Sundaram - vol. 6. 

When you take me on your wings into the skies of your glory, give me the humility to bow to you in all men.

When you trample me to shake off your all my unlikeness to you, grant me the resolve to cling to your feet with love.

When you take up the sword to strip me of all selfhood, give me the strength to surrender to your wrath.

When you lift me up into the heavens of your bosom, grant me the courage to sever the bonds of earth.