Aging Parents

May 14, 2018

Namah Te dear All,

i hope this message finds all my fellow seekers infinitely, incessantly and independently Joyous!

asti (existence), jayate (birth), vardhate (growth), viparinamate (maturity), apakshiyate (decay) and vinashyati (death)…this is the fate of each body, of every body. Knowing this, one ages gracefully. Ignoring this, one ages fearfully.

Aspiring to make the unknown known, we pause to think of our grandparent’s bodies, our parent’s bodies, our bodies through our E-Vichara

E-Vichara (May 14, 2018) — — Aging Parents

  • God’s catalyst for us to learn we are God’s children is our parents — our past parents have guided our past thoughts, our past thoughts have guided us to our present parents, our present parents are guiding our present thoughts
  • If our parents were not born, then our experiences would not be born — for every memorable experience let us be appreciative of our parents
  • All of creation is subject to change, subject to cessation no matter how constant we feel creation is — if our parents lived forever how would they learn they are God’s children
  • To help our parent’s age on account of decay and not disease we should be as healthy as possible — habits are difficult to break and if our parents have a habit to be unhealthy we should let it be
  • The best gift we can give our parents is for them to not have to worry about us, so keep smiling — the next best gift we can give our parents is our undivided time
  • The way our parents acceptingly lived for us when they were young, if we are not engaged in serving Divinity-society-community, we should cheerfully live for them when they are old — by dedicating ourselves to our aging parents we ensure the best in us is brought out