GO ON TRYING
Then Baba, with His ready sense of humor, tenderness and love, knowing we were all trying, although failing so repeatedly, would add the sweet to the bitter and continue: "Now be happy. I forgive you all, but go on trying. How about going away for the summer?"
Several places would be suggested and Baba would call for the opinion of a few of the group on Mysore, Hyderabad, Panchgani and Bangalore. Of course Baba had it all planned; two of His mandali had already gone ahead as usual to prepare for Baba's particular work with the masts and the poor.
Yet He liked to give us a choice sometimes and watch our reactions, our interest and keenness and whether also we were considering His work, because all knew travel with Baba was never a "soft cushion." Hardships were the order of the day rather than the exception.
LOVE ALONE PREVAILS, p. 243
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