THE GRACE OF LOVE
THE GRACE OF LOVE
Winning and losing : this has been an old human game. People are trained since their childhood to be winners, not losers. And for this reason, people would not give in, even if they know they are wrong. But our purpose in life is much more than winning, it is about reaching our destination. To reach our destination we need to fuel our trip with love.
“Man re, tou kar Saheb se prit”
Oh mind! Fall in love with God. When our mind gets entangled in the business of winning, we are driven away from our goal. Unless we develop and nurture love for God, we will not be able to reach our destination. Our mind easily goes off track, especially if we associate ourselves with the wrong people. This is why Satguru Kabir Saheb has emphasised on satsangs :
“Kariye nit satsang ko, baadhaa sakal mit jaaye
Aissa owsar naa mile, durlabh nar tan paaye”
Be in satsangs always so that all your obstacles can be removed. Rare is the opportunity to be born human, so don’t let this lifetime go waste. The more we are in the company of the right people, the stronger our love for God becomes.
“Saran aaye se sabahi oobaare, aissi ounki reet”
It is a divine principle that whoever comes to God’s shelter is saved. Winning over your friends, siblings, co-workers, neighbours or anyone else will not bring you any gain. So, do not compare yourself with others; do not envy others. Focus on your goal. Be where you are safe.
“Soondar deh dekhi mat bhoulo, jaise trin par seet”
Do not be fooled by the beauty of your body; that beauty is no different than the wonderful dewdrops on the grass which disappear in a moment. Many people are very proud of their looks, and even measure themselves with others. It is not the outer looks, but the inner beauty which is our true value.
“Kaachi deh aakhir gir pari hai, jyon baaloo ki bheet”