Very poor grandma in my country, Cambodia

Don't waste a single second.
Serve others, above all the poor,
expecting nothing in return.

Just as the person who offers God flowers
is the first to enjoy their fragrance,
the person who offers compassion
is the first to receive its blessing.

Wherever a heart beats
with compassion:
God is there.

— Amma quoted in Messages from Amma by Janine Canan


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  1. Carlos Bation

    November 21, 2014

    Hi lola praying your safety glad to meet strong and good health..Ingat my dear my Love


    November 21, 2014

    Good Morning My Friend.

  3. jungwoo yoo

    November 21, 2014

    So sad.. god bless to them…

  4. Nandalal Limbu

    November 22, 2014

    Oh….good job Sos. God bless you. ..

  5. bhishma pratap singh

    November 22, 2014

    I am surprised why children or grand children of such an old lady are not coming to help her when she is in need of it. In fact, the Hindu myth believes that the children are given birth to return the love and respect which was given to them by all the parents and grand parents and they are bound to return it with interest.
    However, in some of places they are left unattended which is a poor habit not suited to human kinds, alike animals.

  6. H,. Highlander

    November 22, 2014

    Dear Jenny, I feel sorry for her, I wish l could do some things for her, like buying her food and some things for her, as I have a aunty who has no body else as I always drivers her to temple with mom on weekends and buy her things that she needs. It's sad to see a poor person like that. May
    God bless this poor old lady.
    As I only can pray for her.

    Jenny please can you do some
    thing for her like buying her food.
    Thank you for your kindness
    May God bless you my lady.

  7. gracious mclean

    November 22, 2014

    Awfully sad. Don't understand why humans neglect their elders, especially relatives.

  8. sudeshna bhattacharya

    November 22, 2014

    May god take care of her ; He has His own unique way to deal with issues lets all simply pray to Him that he should take care of such people who might not have any blood relative on this earth,too old to sustain themselves through people who care who would happily share their space to support….let us all do our bit

  9. Ajay Agnihotri

    November 22, 2014

    May god take care of her and bless her..thanks Jendhamuni..

  10. harmeet bahra

    November 22, 2014

    Sweetu I am missing you. 🙁

  11. Ishak Bali

    November 22, 2014

    so nice of you , you are great woman , have a wonderful weekend
    dear .. hugs & smile 🙂

  12. Paul Harris

    November 22, 2014

    The woman has raised ur compassion and u keep it at the condescending pity. In this hard time of desensitization, pity does no one any good,…even urself. Well wishes, prayers, anything with a higher compassionate value beneficial to both of u. Ur pity lowers the compassionate value the universe offers her

  13. Happy Mancho

    November 22, 2014

    oh sooo sad plz don;t waste a food

  14. Dave Lavis

    November 22, 2014

    If grandma is surviving from other peoples left-overs then this is so shameful. I have to smile today but with a tear in my eye for my dear sister in need.

  15. Draha Kučerová

    November 23, 2014

    jak smutný je pohled v dnešní době na svět 🙁

  16. Aslam naqvi

    November 23, 2014

    Can you guide me, how can help Grandmother in your is very tragic.

  17. gb tamang

    November 24, 2014

    I also like help to old people n poor om mane madme hun

  18. George Bolton

    November 26, 2014

    I would love to hear her story!

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