23. The hopeful universe

He is crying;
 Therefore,
Divinity is hopeful.

He is smiling;
 Therefore,
Humanity is hopeful.

He is loving;
 Therefore,
God is hopeful.

He is becoming;
 Therefore
The entire universe is hopeful.

From: Sri Chinmoy, The Golden Boat, part 8 - , Agni Press, 1974
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