“He spent his life for the good of the community, but couldn’t find time for his family …. no wonder the family has grudges, while the world eulogises him.”
Harriet was reflecting after attending the funeral service of the doctor.
“No intention of taking away from his goodness, but he failed to separate ego from service.
The concept of service was created to separate self-interest from actions, for the larger good of the community. But accolades inflate the ego, and one doesn’t want to give it up. The gap between what is needed, and what is done – can sometimes grow.”