When asked, “How are you?”
I say, “I am trying to be good”

I am trying to find spiritual satisfaction
In the midst of the hopelessness, loneliness, and unhappiness

I am trying to encourage and to serve
When all around me are illnesses, pain and anguish

I am trying to work hard and improve myself
Amid the drudgery, labor and

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The world is beautiful…, truly beautiful, but it is drowning in the selfish preoccupations of humanity.

Take, for example, the customers who are lining up waiting to be served; some are outright rude and inconsiderate of the feelings of the staff behind the counter just because the line is long, others are grumbling, shrugging shoulders, and some blatantly staring at watches and tapping their feet. They forget thatthe staff behind the counter work long hours and have to do it with a constant smile on their faces.

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