362. Victory-speed

We try so hard,
We cry so often,
How is it that
We never succeed?

Daughter, My daughter,
Try not to succeed
Try only to proceed.
Lo, your victory-speed
Is fast approaching you,
My daughter sweet.

Sri Chinmoy, Three hundred sixty-five Father's Day prayers.First published by Agni Press in 1974.

This is the 123rd book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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