The essential premise of the article is this:
Helping, fixing and serving represent three different ways of seeing life. When you help, you see life as weak. When you fix, you see life as broken. When you serve, you see life as whole. Fixing and helping may be the work of the ego, and service the work of the soul.This is a profound and beautiful statement. It reminds me of this quote I've seen on the wall in my workplace:
If you come only to help me, you can go back home. But if you consider my struggle as part of your struggle for survival, then maybe we can work together. --An Aboriginal womanWhat do these mean in relation to my three months in India?