It is a great fortune to be in the presence of God, and enjoy His proximity. But like Swami has often reminded us, "My life is My message", observing and learning from Him, so that someday we can become Him, is truly the game of life! And one thing truly stands out, Swami's love for everyone and everything, no matter what!
Swami's message to the Sai Youth around the world this week:
"Any spiritual effort should be undertaken with the view to attain purity of mind. Closer you get to God, you should become more and more like God. In the same way as God loves everybody, you should also love everybody. In the same way as He serves everybody, you should also serve everybody. And more importantly, you have to accept everyone into your fold with the broad-mindedness that 'everyone belongs to us'. If you want to do all this, the most fundamental thing is to achieve purity of mind.
What is this purity of mind? Selfless love itself is purity of mind. If you want to attain selfless love, what is that you have to do? You need to keep away from your selfishness and self interest. If you want to really give up selfishness, you have to first develop faith in God and love for God!"
Yours in His Service,