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    On May 24, 2011 Vishal Sharma wrote:

    I have seen people who talk about compassion, when asked for compassion fail!

    I have seen people who talk about mercy, when asked for mercy do not give it!

    I have seen people talk philosophy, when asked to be philosophical become cold!

    What is the use of all the knowledge that one acquires, if one cannot bend the rules just a little in compassion for a person? What is the use of all the deep talks that one has, if one does not forgo the rigidity of life for a little mercy?

    When Jesus was asked how many times must one forgive? Seven times? The son of God replied, no forgive seven times seven times seven!

    No amount of teachings can turn the cold heart into a human heart!

    No amount of teachings can turn the talk of compassion into actual compassion!

    No amount of teachings can turn the talk of mercy into actual acts of mercy when asked for!

    Life is all about giving people the benefit of doubt, of giving people a second chance to correct themselves, of not to judge your fellow men, for you do not know their predicament! If only you could see with the other man's heart and love with the other man's heart, you'd know just how it feels to be playing the other man's part!


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