Funny how a donation looks so big when you give it to the temple
but the same amount seems so small
when you use it for shopping
Funny how long it takes to serve God for an hour
but how quickly a team plays 60 minutes of sport
Funny how long a couple of hours spent at temple are
but how short they are when watching a movie
Funny how we can’t think of anything to say when we pray
but have no difficulty thinking of things to talk about to a friend
Funny how we get thrilled when a match goes into extra innings
but we complain when a spiritual talk is longer than the regular time
Funny how hard it is to read a chapter in the scriptures
but how easy is to read 100 pages of a best selling novel
Funny how people want to get a front seat at any game or concert
but scramble to get a back seat at the bhajan centre
Funny how we need 2 weeks advance notice to fit a seva event into our schedule - but can adjust our schedule for other events
at the last moment.
Funny how hard it is for people to learn a prayer well enough to teach others - but how simple it is to understand and repeat gossip.
Funny how we believe what the newspapers say
but question what Swami says
Funny how everyone wants to go to heaven
but do not want to believe, or think, or say,
or do anything for God.