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Re: manobodhaH - 10

From: Shree (
Date: Sat Mar 07 1998 - 19:51:04 PST

        Ramkumar <>
Ever hold on to the love for Rama;
The grief from your heart relieve


The Lord is always there for us to take our grief away and we only have
to ask Him!

In Kerala, along the roadside there are stone parapets, the height of a
person's head. When people need to rest from carrying heavy loads of
rice or fruit on their heads, they stand next to the parapet and shift
their load onto it.

The Lord is the perennial parapet, standing at exactly the right height
for each one of us. For those of us who are extremely selfish, he stands
very tall to support the huge load, for those average in selfishness,
the parapet is of average height and for the selfless, the parapet can
hardly be seen because the burden is so light that almost no support is

Through the practice of meditation, we can gradually learn to shift our
load into the Lord's mighty arms. We like to think that we make big
decisions and carry terrible responsibilities on our shoulders. Our
shoulders are bent, our back gives us problems and we are too tired to
stand on our feet because of the mighty burdens that we try to bear.

Few of us realize that there is somebody standing with arms
outstretched, just waiting to carry our burdens.

Ram & Sowmya


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