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' Go eat your bread in gladness, and drink your wine in joy: for your action was long ago approved by God'...... then why do we repent our actions?

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Asked by anjali sharma, 13 Jun '07 04:51 am
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Yes, we do repent our actions; but only those unbeneficial either to personal or in general. Our actions, good or bad, have already been written on our forehead by the Creator of this world and we are just following His whim or wish; sometimes on our own wish, sometimes on compulsion. There should not by a question of repentance whatsoever, but since Man is a mixture of blood, flesh, emotions and those passions known as Nine, he is sure to feel contentment as well as repentance.
Earning the bread in gladness or drinking the wine in joy is just a daydreaming, and certainly cannot be hold as a rule; because we know how hard it is to earn bread, let alone having wine to supplement our hunger. Man is not only possessed by hunger, as he is not an animal, but he requires more than that. He would wish for comfort, he would go to make provision for his future, for his dear ones. And to have these kinds of satisfaction while earning bread and wine, he is to face many hindrances, eventually he ...more
Answered by Indra Pawar, 18 Jun '07 07:13 pm

 
  
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