We were on a spiritual camp and as volunteers, some of us were assigned to serve the Master in various ways. Myself along with another volunteer were asked to take care of the kitchen services.The lunch kit used to serve the master was taken by me but was kept in another volunteer's room who was taking care of serving the master. After the camp, i forgot to collect the kit and on our way back, the moment i noticed had informed the camp site where some of them were still there.
Next morning, i get a call from my kitchen partner(volunteer) saying, "let me apologise for not reminding you to take the master's kit". For a moment i became speechless, firstly for that humbleness and secondly, the sincerity with which it take came from the heart. Though a very brief conversation followed that sentence, it triggered into contemplation.
Most of us generally would have said,"you forgot to take the kit and i have taken and sent it".
Some of us might say," did you forget anything? ohk, now its taken and sent".
Some more," I noticed master's kit and thought you may have forgotten. So took and sent it".
Yet another few,"I knew she would forget to take. see it happened exactly". (invariably, such comments can be heard at the back of the actual person). But, it could be the really least of the lot like my fellow volunteer who may come up with such touching words that arise from the heart and thats what humbleness is all about, i felt.
Ofcourse the various other options that emerge instantly from each one of us is only an indication to the state and connectivity of the mind. Its wonderful to expand on each reply to just to know the nuances of the mind. Numb to the Being, the mind can express in its utmost gross and disconnected levels.
Whereas when awareness is bestowed, the clarity shines in its expression and would never let the mind reside in its ego and explode. Instead rooted in one's own self, the way it unfolds whether in words or in action is a beauty to watch and be grateful not just with one's own self but even with others blossoming. The portal of unfoldment is one and the same source, just that, expressions may differ.
May i remain eternally grateful to my beloved Master to realize such happenings within me and around me. May i also thank him for letting me come into contact with such wonderful beings like my fellow volunteer.