A call from GOD..
God : "Hello. Did you call me?"
Me : "Called you? No...who's this?"
God : This is GOD. I heard your prayers. So i thought we'll chat.
Me : I do pray. Just makes me feel good. Im actually busy now. I'm in the midst of something.
God : What are you busy at?
Me : Don't know. But i can't find free time. Life has become hectic. Its rush hour all the time.
God : Sure. Activity gets you busy. But productivity gets you results. Activity consumes time. Productivity frees it.
Me : I understand. But i still can't figure out. By the way, i was not expecting YOU to buzz me.
God : Well, i wanted to resolve your fight for time, by giving you some clarity. In this 21st century era, I wanted to reach you through the medium you are comfortable with.
Me : Tell me, why has life become complicated now?
God : Stop analyzing life. Just live it. Analysis is what makes it complicated.
Me : Why are we then constantly unhappy?
God : Your today is the tomorrow that you worried about yesterday. You are worrying because you are analyzing.
Worrying has become your habit. That's why you are not happy.
Me : But how can we not worry when there is so much uncertainty
God : Uncertainty is inevitable, but worrying is optional
Me : But then, there is so much pain due to uncertainty
God : Pain is inevitable, but suffering is optional
Me : If suffering is optional, why do good people always suffer
God : Diamond cannot be polished without friction, Gold cannot be purified without fire. Good people go through trials, but don't suffer. With that experience their lives become better, not bitter
Me : You mean to say such experience is useful
God : Yes. Experience is a hard teacher. She gives the test first and the lesson afterwards.
Me : But still why we go through such tests. Why can't we be free from problems
God : Problems are Purposeful Roadblocks Offering Beneficial Lessons (to) Enchance Mental Strength.
Inner strength comes from struggle and endurance, not when you are free from problems
Me : Frankly, in the midst of so many problems, we don't know where we are heading...
God : If you look outside you will not know where you are heading. Look inside. Looking outside, you dream. Looking inside, you awaken. Eyes provide sight. Heart provides insight.
Me : Sometimes, not succesing fast seems to hurt more than moving in the right direction. What should i do?
God : Success is a measure as decided by others. Satisfaction is a measure as decided by you. Knowing the road ahead is more satisfying than knowing you rode ahead. You work with the compass. Let others work with the clock.
Me : In tough time, how do you stay motivated
God : Always look at how far you have come rather than how far you have to go. Always count your blessing, not what you are missing
Me : What suprises you about people
God : When they suffer then ask, "Why me?" When they prosper, they never ask "why me?"
Everyone wishes to have the truth on his or her side, but few want to be on the side of the truth
Me : Sometimes i ask, who am i? Why am i here? I can't get the answer
God : Seek not to find who you are, but to determine who you want to be. Stop looking for a purpose as to why you are here. Create it. Life is not a process of discovery but a process of creation.
Me : How can i get the best out of life
God : Face your past without regret. Handle your present with confidence. Prepare for the future without fear
Me : One last question. Sometimes i feel my prayers are not answered.
God : There are no unanswered prayers. At times, the answer is NO
Me : Thank you for your wonderful chat. I am so happy to start the New Day with a new sense of inspiration.
God : Well. Keep faith and drop the fear. Don't believe your doubts and doubt your beliefs. Life is a mystery to solve, not a problem to resolve. Trust me. Life is wonderful if you know how to live.
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