Let’s Help Each Other to Grow

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The best antidote I know for worry is work. The best cure for weariness is the challenge of helping someone who is even more tired. One of the great ironies of life is this: He or she who serves almost always benefits more than he or she who is served.

Gordon  B. Hinckley

 

Do you agree with that? Well, I completely do. As Hinckley said, one who serves almost always benefits more that he or she who is served. Why is it so difficult for people to help each other when they know they easily can.

A kind gesture by forgiving and helping others can make a hell lot of difference, because, I believe, love has the power to heal any wound.

I mean, I have come across people who are so fucked up in their own self. People have become so selfish and self-centered that they have forgotten that the outer world exists too. There is a purpose for you to be on earth.

At times, when I see around and find such fucked up people who can’t see anything than their own benefits, I get away from them. They are kids. They are fucking immature.

I am not saying that I could always help everyone because at times the time doesn’t allow me to do. But those are only 1% cases when I can not. I have been blogging for almost two years now, and when I had started blogging I did not know about anything other than writing. I still remember my first blog post was about this only when I had asked readers to help me to how to access it, but unfortunately, nobody come up for the help.

Somehow, by the grace of God, and readers’ love I learnt it by my own. Today when I look back, I have hundreds of writers whom I could inspire to write and help them to get started. That might not be a big thing for a few people, but for me, IT MEANS A WORLD.

As Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam has very well said-

“Dusro ko Fayda Pahuchate Raho Bade Aadmi Ban Jaoge”

And blogging is just a single example. God has blessed me with multiple hands to help and inspire people around me, people who need help. That is just one example of mine, likewise, we all have infinite powers to help others, which ultimately help you to grow for sure.

There is one story I’d like to tell you which I learned from my MBA book while preparing for my exams these days. So the story goes like this-

A holy man was having a conversation with the Lord one day and said, “Lord, I would like to know what Heaven and Hell are like.”

The Lord led the holy man to two doors. He opened one of the doors and the holy man looked in.

In the middle of the room was a large round table. In the middle of the table was a large pot of stew which smelled delicious and made the holy man’s mouth water.

But the people sitting around the table were thin and sickly. They appeared to be famished. They were holding spoons with very long handles that were strapped to their arms and each found it possible to reach into the pot of stew and take a spoonful, but because the handle was longer than their arms, they could not get the spoons back into their mouths. The holy man shuddered at the sight of their misery and suffering. The Lord said, ‘You have seen Hell.’

They then went to the next room and opened the door. It was exactly the same as the first one. There was the large round table with the large pot of stew which made the holy man’s mouth water. The people were equipped with the same long-handled spoons, but here the people were well nourished and plump, laughing and talking.

The holy man said, “I don’t understand.”

“It is simple,” said the Lord, “In this place, the people have learned to feed one another.


Did you notice the difference? It is that simple. But for that, we need to have a good intention to help unconditionally. πŸ™‚

You have not lived today until you have

done something for someone who can never repay you.

-John Bunyan

I more motivated now by sharing my thoughts with you here. Thank you so much for reading. πŸ™‚

 

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Hi, I this is SumitOfficial. Age 22 Writer | Blogger | Video Jockey | Orator | Singer | Painter | Sketcher | Interviewer | Artist | MBA. Sumit Yadav (SumitOfficial) is 22 years old ardent blogger, who is engaged in several activities related to art, literature, and creative projects for more than 2 years now and, is also connected with many such people around. He's a Social Media Influencer with his regular blog posts. He is an MBA by qualification and has offered his service in MNC.

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129 thoughts on “Let’s Help Each Other to Grow”

  1. Your post was incredible. With tears, I loved every moment of it and it makes me sooo proud to hear someone appreciate the strength in helping others…the strength in receiving help…you do inspire soo many of usπŸ˜ŠπŸ€—πŸ’žπŸ’•πŸ’žπŸ’ž especially me!

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    1. I am so happy that you found this post helpful Jenn. Yes! I am also one of them who feels contentment in helping others. I don’t ask anything in return from them but I always get hundred times more from God itself. πŸ™‚

      Thank you that I could make you feel so good after reading this post. And I mean it! πŸ™‚ :*

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  2. It is very nicely written and the story is awesome. Just one thing I think inadmissible is that you said “At times when I see around and find such fucked up people who can’t see anything than their own benefits, I get away from them. They are kids.” In my opinion, kids are the purest form of human being. They are neither self-centered nor evildoers and I think any person should never become mature enough to forget his guileless.

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    1. Bibhuti, here I am portraying those people as kids who are engaged in their own selves. People who are not giving a shit about anything.

      I am not underestimating the kindness of kids(the actual ones) but all I mean is, at lease make sure that your presence exists in this context.

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      1. Definitely!
        Even I had a vague idea when I entered blogging. Though I gave it a nice one month search and guess what my first follower was Dhwani Di. She really helped me to know it’s technicalities. Then, Akhila Ma’am, you, Shreya, Shonessa, Mahesh and everyone I met here is always contributing to make me improve.

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      2. That is so great to hear Fairy. We are here like a family now. WordPress family. I am glad to be there when you needed. πŸ™‚

        Happy that you shared your story with us. And I thank you for that. πŸ™‚

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  3. Brilliant writing! This is a very famous story and you have perfectly gelled it with the roots of this post. The first time I heard this story it was used to depict the difference between heaven and hell. However, there was another meaning to it and you’ve perfectly extracted it. Another pinot I loved was that just helping doesn’t work it should be with a good intention.

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  4. Truly inspiring.
    My family always taught me to help others !!
    I always have in my mind that i want to do something that makes someone else happy 😊
    Yes you actually inspired a lot people…one of them is πŸ€—

    N as always awesomely written 😍

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    1. So sweet of you Deepika 😘
      You’re already doing what your parents has taught you. Writing is one of the ways we can help others; we share things which people can learn from. No?😊

      And thanks bada wala for the last line β€πŸ˜˜πŸ˜‰πŸ˜Š

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  5. Sumit, u know your writings always allure my heart. ❀ This was a good stuff to read and end my day with positivity. Also, it is said that it is better to give your two hands in helping someone, than joining the two hands for prayers. 😊 well written.Keep it up πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ˜˜

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    1. Aww. Ratika.. how sweet of you. 😊😘
      How amazing it is for me to end your day with a positive note. 😘
      I’m agree with what you just said.

      Thanks so much Ratika for leaving your wonderful comment πŸ˜‰πŸ˜˜β€

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  6. Simply marvellous and beautifully written agree wholeheartedly with your post Sumit. I have heard this story which is so apt with your post cause it is in sharing and being connected and being unconditionally loved that makes this life wonderful to live in

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  7. Thank you so much for this post. I started my blog back in 2015,but never really been active cause I could not understand anything. Now I have kind of figured out little tit-bits about blogging.Although I never asked anyone personally,blog posts from different bloggers helped.☺️
    Keep your positive vibes on! Have a nice day ☺️☺️

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    1. Hey Priarna!
      I see, you’ve not been very much active for a long time but as I read your posts. They are fantastic. I really want you to keep on writing as long as you can and if you ever need any kind of help. We’re always here to help you. ☺

      Thanks very much for liking and lovely comment. 😊

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  8. What an aptly described and worded thought.Not just inspired but also feel rich by reading the post.Keep it going Sumit and definitely you will grow richer and bigger in your thoughts and in turn help others too.😊

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  9. I loved this. I inspire to do this everyday! I want to be a bright light and help others to grow just like someone has done for me. Thanks for sharing this beautiful and wonderful thoughts with us. It warms my heart to read this post.

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  10. I know you can blog whatever you want to. Me the same. I would love to blog/repost this …but “fucked up” is unacceptable to me. BUT… I do love your premise…and willingly LIKE the post …but beblogging? I’m sorry. Will an impolite remark follow in my wake?

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    1. Hey Jonathan! I see, you’re having problem with the word ‘fucked up’ but I don’t think I’ve used it unnecessarily. Words are there to describe feelings, aren’t they?
      I felt the same hence used it.
      Thanks for reading!

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  11. This was such a great post! So brilliant,honest and encouraging. πŸ˜€
    (Would’ve been better if you didn’t use the f word as much,just a suggestion.)
    When you said As Sallallahu Alayhi Wasallam you meant Prophet Muhammad Sallallahu ‘Alayhi Wasallam? πŸ™‚
    I got to read awesome quotes and when you said story,it got me excited. πŸ˜› Enjoyed the story,the concept as well! Great post really! πŸ˜€

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    1. First of all thank you very much for such lovely comment. I don’t know why the F word is so not acceptable in the post. The F word is just an expression that I felt like presenting, and that is it. It was not meant to hurt anyone’s feeling. πŸ™‚

      And yes, it is the Prophet Sahab! πŸ™‚

      Thank you very much for the love for post. πŸ™‚

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  12. What a great post, the world doesn’t need any more billionaire. What it needs are inspired people who can inspire and motivate the people around them and touch peoples lives positively throughout the world at large.

    I’m doing my own part because: I believe we are born to be happy & endowed with unlimited potentials to achieve greater goals in life. So, I post articles to inspire & motivate people to be happy & think positively so as to experience wonderful & fulfilled life.

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  13. I must say it takes a big heart to champion the needs of others, and I sense you have that kind of heart. You’re very passionate and motivated, just what you need to pursue such purpose.
    Wish you all the best!
    Btw: I love the way you use your blog to inspire and motivate others. Keep it up!

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  14. i agree, we should help each, it makes it easier for everyone..i wish people will realize that..unfortunately, we are always in competition with somebody…i just hope we will all realize that we are in competition with our own self, we compete to be a better person each day…we should not compete with others coz each of us are unique in our own special way

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  15. I very much enjoyed reading this post. Over the last few months, I myself, have learned the joy of helping others with nothing in return. I’ve realized I AM getting something back though, fulfillment and joy by bringing Gods mercy and love to others. continue to be a shining light and helpful hand my friend, God bless.

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