7. What I knew and what I know

Desire-life
Is a life of useless waste.
I knew it.

Aspiration-life
Is a life of shelter-nest.
I knew it.

Surrender-life
Is a life of perfect rest.
I know it.

Perfection-life
Is a life of supreme test.
I know it.

From: Sri Chinmoy, Giving and becoming - , Agni Press, 1974
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