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The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others

The quote from the Father of the Nation seems very relevant now. The world economy is struggling to survive whereas many first world countries are thriving with prosperity. A huge section of the population belongs to the third world countries where the children do not have the perks of two square me

als every day. 

People are becoming hopeless due to the scarcity of jobs and other opportunities. The simple and basic services like food and medical attention are hard to arrange.
Gandhi believes that the true core of a person is the part that is not selfish and which works for others.  If we act selfishly, we are not acting as our true selves.  This is a very idealistic way of looking at what human beings truly are.  He seems to define virtue as selflessness and altruism. By doing good to others, we are most essentially ourselves. 
Service to others means being unselfish. It means doing something for someone else without expecting any reward or gain. Service to others, to me, also means helping people out when they cannot complete a task by themselves. By using our time and talents to serve others, we can gain many benefits, both tangible and intangible. We can increase our understanding of our communities and the people in them and we will begin to feel that we are truly making a difference in the lives of others. 
The global problems can only be solved if we all unite under the same thought of serving others. It is time to reach out with the helping hands and encourage others to do the same.
Looking back over my life I must admit that most of my happiest times have occurred when I was actively engaged in helping others. That’s why it is practically impossible to create a happy, meaningful and rewarding life without being of service to others in some way .When you serve, you discover that often the most important things you have to offer are not things at all.
- A essay sent to us by Danial Khan