Oh My Goodness

Oh my Goodness!!!!

My preoccupation with the word,”Goodness” continues…

Today I set my eyes on this quote…

He who is too busy doing good finds no time to be good. – Rabindranath Tagore

….and have been chewing on this one for quite a while…

“Doing good” and ” Being good” are they one and the same ?

Yes its a huge misconception of not only bungling up the verbs but also the concepts…

Doing good obviously refers to good deeds towards others…then is it not the same as being good…

Well just pause…and think about it …

What did Tagore actually mean by saying …..that you forget to be good….that clearly indicates doing and being good are different…

The first one ,doing good,is an external act of charity…while the second one refers to qualities within self…

There are glaring examples of public figures….especially spiritual leaders and politicians who have been caught literally with their pants down…and thats where this quote applies to the maximum effect.

Why not reflect about ourselves first and foremost…
Are we not hypocrites most of the times…do our so called good deeds actually being done in the right spirit…if so then you are bang on….being a good human….if not then….

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