218. Hope

Hope, my pilot-star, hope
I have seen your face.
I have felt your heart.
Therefore
In ignorance-night
I shall no more grope.

Hope, my pilot-star, hope
You are humanity's peerless rope
For human souls to climb
God's Transcendental Height.

From: Sri Chinmoy, Three hundred sixty-five Father's Day prayers - , Agni Press, 1974
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