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Previous Comments By 'allbritecarcare'

Opening Thy Palm, by Rabindranath Tagore

FaceBook  On Jul 23, 2019 Jitu wrote:
"I bitterly wept and wished that I had had the heart to give thee my all." It made me think what Tagore is referring to is what efforts are we giving to life or putting into life? A little bit here and a little bit there and then wondering what life is giving us in return? What Tagore is suggesting is put your best foot forward and give it all you have and you will have abundance in return. Life is demanding more from us then we are giving to it!

Hiding A Penny, by Annie Dillard

FaceBook  On Jun 18, 2019 Jitu Jhaveri wrote:
Healthy poverty is an oxymoron. I see that people here who are commenting seem to stretch their imagination to just babble on any topic and live in a state of happiness or pseudo happiness and call it a great thing! Whether they are addressing what is at hand or not.
Poor kids never know and think of them as poor are in poverty. They are happy regardless most of the time as long as they have someone to play with! I think reality requires one to make a proper value judgmentand need to feel how it feels in their own body, whether stressful or relaxing? The feeling of relaxation in the body guides you towards reality and helps you look at the world with fresh eyes and value small, small delights, even picking up pennies. When someone who is malnourished and fatigue he is not seeing those pennies so does not pick up pennies. it is as simple as that. It is not dire poverty, it is just stupidity and poverty of imagination.

Practice Without Integration is a Waste, by Krishna Das

FaceBook  On Mar 18, 2014 Jitu wrote:

 It is so true. It reminds me of my early thoughts as a child about what religious was being preached and practiced around me. I have tried to practice, but it is hard. Our habitual patterns get in the way. It is a very good reminder and time to refocus back. Thanks.