One night a man came to our house and told me, "There is a family with eight children. They have not eaten for days." I took some food and I went.
When I finally came to the family, I saw the faces of those little children disfigured by hunger. There was no sorrow or sadness in their faces, just the deep pain of hunger. I gave the rice to the mother.
She divided it in two, and went out, carrying half the rice with her. When she came back, I asked her, "Where did you go?" She gave me this simple answer, "To my neighbours - they are hungry also."
I was not surprised that she gave – because poor people are generous. But I was surprised that she knew they were hungry. As a rule, when we are suffering, we are so focused on ourselves we have no time for others.
~ Mother Teresa
Your ability to see will never broaden when you only see yourself.
~ Shannon L Alder