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Vaheguru Ji ka Khalsa Vaheguru Ji kee Fateh

I think it's true to say that the Guru's wisdom doesn't change.

Gurbani stays the same.

It's been the same since Guru Gobind Singh Ji instituted the Guru Granth Sahib Ji

and from the Adi Granth's time.

Now when Gurbani doesn't change and the Guru's example doesn't change,

what does change in life is we as human beings.

Sometimes we can be really positive in following the message

but sometimes we can fall down and fall short.

But the thing that gets us up is to realise that the example still applies,

that truth and that wisdom are still there and is only that we, as human beings,

who can fall short.

The Guru is perfect.

The Guru is what we are trying to follow.

So all we can do is really pick ourselves up and dust ourselves off.

And say: "alright Guru hasn't changed.

" I may have fallen down.

"Let me ask for forgiveness and let me try and live back up their ideals."

We can fall down and think "Ah I can't do it."

We can give up. "It's too great for me".

Or we can also say "Ah too bad now, Guru's never going to take me back."

But the truth is neither does the true.

Guru Ji is always willing to open his arms to us again

and take us back into his fold.

This life is very hard and the ideals are very high.

But that doesn't discourage us from trying.

Because it's less about fulfilling the complete thing then it's about trying

because life is not going to change.

We are still inside this cycle of reincarnation.

We still have to achieve the oneness with our divine.

That's where we came from so we have to go back.

So what can we give up on?

Really, it's our lower consciousness that makes us think that we can give up.

Human life doesn't stop.

We are still going to get older.

We are still going to die and if we don't do some of the things that our Guru is prescribing,

we are still going to have to come back.

So really Guru is saying follow me regardless.

So Guru's like the boat.

So if we jump on the boat and fall off, what do we need to do?

We have to swim back to the boat quickly and get back on the board because otherwise we are going to drown.

Guru is still forgiving and Guru is still always benevolent upon anybody who seeks forgiveness.

"Look I, may have failed in these great ideals but I would like to carry on trying."

Please forgive me for any mistakes.

Vaheguru Ji ka Khalsa Vaheguru Ji kee Fateh!

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