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(Graphic Content) Advisory... Shouldn't take life 4 granted...

Discussion in 'Interfaith Dialogues' started by Neutral Singh, Sep 3, 2004.

  1. Neutral Singh

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    In our lives, we tend to take things for granted. Further elaborating most of us never realize what it means to have a roof to live under, food to eat three times a day, warm water to take a shower in the morning, having cash in your pocket, and etc. We have got so much to be thankful for - yet often times we still complain - such as about the 'roti' being too burnt, too hard, less cooked, and so forth. Clothes? - We should be thankful that we get to change them daily, but instead we worry about having the latest brands, trends, etc.

    I am hoping the pictures below will serve as a reminder how fortunate we are and that we must never take things for granted. Although, I am hoping that these pictures will establish a foundation - a foundation that will give you a whole new meaning to life, about your problems, and your day-to-day living.

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    http://{url not allowed}/sikhawareness/files/lapar.jpg

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  3. Arvind

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    These pics make me cry.

    Though I had seen these pics in various other forums, so didnt want to see those again to avoid bad start of the day (courtsey my hypocracy, when I am going to talk abt other religious issues). Then came back thinking - NO, I am not going to run off from this, and hide my head somewhere. Such things need to be hammered on head time to time, to realize what a wonderful gift, our LIFE is.

    What can be done as an individual, I am not sure. Currently, I am so selfish to improve myself first before being of any use to others.

    Bhull Chukk maaf karnee jee.
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  4. Gurpreet Kaur

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    Vaheguru...Vaheguru..
     
  5. etinder

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    these r truly mind boggling pics..but we cant run away from reality and at the personal level we shud do wht we cud? dont u feel that our gurus were great visionaries that they started the tradition of langar n shelter, irrespective of religion, caste,color n creed

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  6. Living Mind

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    Yes the pictures are a sad fact of life; infact I have lived amongst the people who wait for the cow to pee in order to have their bath in Kenya.
    That you have taken it upon yourself to be of help to others, Singh Sahib, is extremely commendable. There is no need to feel sorry or selfish that you have to first improve yourself and as a consequence unable to render any service. Service can be rendered alongside acquiring self-improvement skills. In fact, service and the experiences gained in the process are themselves learning tools that makes us better equiped in rendering meaningful service.

    Service given with a genuine heart is service that matters.
     
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    Is any of you are planning or suggest that what could be done for these people in crisis
     
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