I bought flowers on Sunday in advance for Thursday evening (since I was planning to stay home for most of the week because I was off work).
On Thursday morning I looked at the flowers and I was not sure if they looked fresh enough to bring.
Around pm, as I headed to the grocery store to buy fresh flowers, I saw the tire pressure light was lit on my dashboard.
Since time was kind of tight, I thought maybe I could just wait until the next day to have my tires checked at Discount Tire.
I vacillated between being an obedient, surrendering devotee, and yet harboring the desire for just a moment, Ma, just to pronam to you, but no - I had to be grateful to at least be in her vicinity.
After about 45 minutes, Anna came walking down the stairs, holding a very large mango in her hands, and without hesitation she called to me loudly Karen (and I changed the name to protect the innocent) Karen, Daya Mata is sending you this mango!
Before he started dumping, he said he had the urge to open one of the garbage bags.
As he flipped through one of the books in the bag, he saw the SRF logo on the magazine cover.
One day, while I was researching some books at the 5-story University Library, I accidentally discovered, under Spirituality section, the library had large collection of SRF magazines.
They were neatly bound in form of multiple small books.
I have found over the years that the Guru has an amazing sense of humor, and that he loves to play with us. But remembering the service I reminded myself of Guru's omnipresence. But as I turned into the shopping mall I thought, Guru can't really be here in this materialistic environment. Then, because I am somewhat of a rascal, I started talking to Gurudev in a teasing way. I almost fell to the asphalt parking lot in gales of laughter. On Thursday evening, during Master's birthday commemoration service, you mentioned how Guruji protects all of us without our always knowing it.
This short sweet experience is one of those dear moments with my divine friend. I had been to the temple service that morning and the topic was, "The Guru's Omnipresence." Bramachari Lynn had given an inspiring talk about how the Guru is always near. Then as I got into my car to head home I remembered that I had promised myself that I would stop at the Desert Ridge shopping mall to buy some needed clothing. I had an interesting experience, a Master Moment or Master's Magic Moment, on that day before the Commemorative Service.
I told the attendant that I almost didn't stop in and would have gone on the freeway with my car to go to the Temple. So that is my story of how Master protected me on his birthday! In the early 1990s, I was a student at the University of Toledo at Toledo Ohio.