Spirit of Service - A Virtue by Bhavna Mathur SignUp
Boloji.com
Boloji
Home Kabir Poetry Blogs BoloKids Writers Contribute Search Contact Site Map Advertise RSS Login Register
Boloji
Channels

In Focus

Analysis
Cartoons
Education
Environment
Going Inner
Opinion
Photo Essays

Columns

A Bystander's Diary
Business
My Word
PlainSpeak
Random Thoughts

Our Heritage

Architecture
Astrology
Ayurveda
Buddhism
Cinema
Culture
Dances
Festivals
Hinduism
History
People
Places
Sikhism
Spirituality
Vastu
Vithika

Society & Lifestyle

Family Matters
Health
Parenting
Perspective
Recipes
Society
Teens
Women

Creative Writings

Book Reviews
Ghalib's Corner
Humor
Individuality
Literary Shelf
Love Letters
Memoirs
Musings
Quotes
Ramblings
Stories
Travelogues
Workshop

Computing

CC++
Computing Articles
Flash
Internet Security
Java
Linux
Networking
Spirituality Share This Page
Spirit of Service - A Virtue
by Bhavna Mathur Bookmark and Share
 
Serving others is a virtue which elevates one’s personality and character if practised in the right spirit. It crushes ego during the act, and improves emotional strength. It also keeps undesirable thoughts away.

In today’s fast-paced routines, people often have no time to interact with each other, leave alone taking out time for helping or serving those around them. It is all the more necessary then that one realised that freedom is a precious gift. It is a special blessing providing us the splendid opportunity of raising our moral quotient, to enable a complete understanding of the self.

Illuminating examples of individuals who served the needy or those who ushered in momentous transformative reforms to alleviate suffering, sighting the enlightened light within only to realise that the Universal Spirit resides in each of us. And by reaching out to even a single human being would enrich our own lives with so much more love, contentment, hope and happiness. Lives of such people teach us that our real worth is not gained through education, high rank or ego, but through humility and selflessness.

The ignorant or self-obsessed mind considers being of use to others a waste-of time and effort, not realising that the very intent proffers meaning to the individual’s mindscape, making him/her more compassionate. This also helps him/her become geared towards riding past tough obstacles which stand between the do-er and the desired goal. Channelizing divine love and the power of motivation can help us live with peace and hope.

Duties of the world-whether personal professional or societal prevent many earnest individuals from unlocking strictly drawn boundaries, and sustaining the joy of service and the sparkle of brotherhood. For it is only when we internalise the matchless generosity inherent in charitable acts that the thrill of kindness would permeate humanity. 

23-Dec-2013
More by :  Bhavna Mathur
 
Views: 235
Article Comment yes, the point made by Bhavna Mathur on the often neglected subject of service needs to be developed right from school and home level.
anil mathur
12/27/2013
 
Top | Spirituality







A Bystander's Diary Analysis Architecture Astrology Ayurveda Book Reviews
Buddhism Business Cartoons CC++ Cinema Computing Articles
Culture Dances Education Environment Family Matters Festivals
Flash Ghalib's Corner Going Inner Health Hinduism History
Humor Individuality Internet Security Java Linux Literary Shelf
Love Letters Memoirs Musings My Word Networking Opinion
Parenting People Perspective Photo Essays Places PlainSpeak
Quotes Ramblings Random Thoughts Recipes Sikhism Society
Spirituality Stories Teens Travelogues Vastu Vithika
Women Workshop
RSS Feed RSS Feed Home | Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Site Map
No part of this Internet site may be reproduced without prior written permission of the copyright holder.
Developed and Programmed by ekant solutions