Experience is not what happens to you. It is what you do with what happens to you. Events are God's responsibility while experiences are man's.Often we mix up these two facts of life and then spend our time mourning and crying. As if to confirm this idea, there landed in my inbox a mail from Fr PT Joseph... about the Songbirds. It calls ones attention to the birds, who toil all day (for days together) to build a nest and when by chance someone or something destroys the nest, they start all over again. Come what may, they never give up building and singing!!
Thursday, 4 March 2010
My good friend Rabbi sent me this quote a while ago: