God's Greatness and God's Goodness

1.

God, Your GREATNESS
Has confused me.
God, Your Goodness
Has illumined me.

2.

God, Your GREATNESS
Has entangled me.
God, Your Goodness
Has freed me.

3.

God, I admire
Your GREATNESS.
God, I love
Your Goodness.

4.

God, Your GREATNESS
Is one of the things
That I want.
God, Your Goodness
Is the only thing
That I need.

5.

God, Your GREATNESS
Is my inspiration-greed.
God, Your Goodness
Is my aspiration-hunger.

6.

God, I am praying to You
To hide from me
Your GREATNESS.
God, I am praying to You
To reveal to me
Your Goodness.

7.

God, I salute
Your GREATNESS.
God, I embrace
Your Goodness.

8.

God, do use Your GREATNESS
To control my mind-factory.
God, do use Your Goodness
To pilot my heart-boat.

9.

God, Your GREATNESS
Frightens me.
God, Your Goodness
Enlightens me.

10.

God, I pray to Your GREATNESS
Out of helpless fear.
God, I meditate on Your Goodness
Out of sheer love.

11.

God, I tremble
At Your GREATNESS.
God, I marvel
At Your Goodness.

12.

God, Your GREATNESS-House
Is unimaginably powerful.
God, Your Goodness-Home
Is unimaginably peaceful.

13.

God, Your GREATNESS
Silences my pride.
God, Your Goodness
Feeds my humility.

14.

God, Your GREATNESS
Shakes my entire being.
God, Your Goodness
Cradles my life.

15.

God, I obey
Your GREATNESS.
God, I follow
Your Goodness.

16.

God, Your GREATNESS
Feeds my curiosity-eyes.
God, Your Goodness
Feeds my sincerity-heart.

17.

God, when I think of
Your GREATNESS,
I become the sun-driver.
God, when I think of
Your Goodness,
I become the moon-dancer.

18.

God, Your GREATNESS
Is Your transcendental
Vision-Eye.
God, Your Goodness
Is Your universal
Compassion-Heart.

19.

God, Your GREATNESS
Changes my mind
With great difficulty.
God, Your Goodness
Changes my mind
Easily.

20.

God, Your GREATNESS
Thunders.
God, Your Goodness
Whispers.

21.

God, to me Your GREATNESS
Is nothing but a life-destroying Machine-gun.
God, to me Your Goodness
Is nothing but a life-immortalising Flute.

22.

God, Your GREATNESS
Strengthens my mind-fort.
God, Your Goodness
Blesses my heart-shrine.

23.

God, to Your GREATNESS
I submit my desire-list.
God, to Your Goodness
I offer my aspiration-list.

24.

God, Your GREATNESS
Is Your stupendous Detachment.
God, Your Goodness
Is Your gracious Tolerance.

25.

God, Your GREATNESS
Is our darkness-destroyer.
God, Your Goodness
Is our darkness-transformer.

26.

God, Your GREATNESS
Is Your Mind-Orator.
God, Your Goodness
Is Your Heart-Listener.

27.

God, my determination-mind
Looks at Your GREATNESS-Eye
With folded hands
And prays to You
For Your Blessings.
God, my devotion-heart
Sits at Your Goodness-Feet
And prays to You
For Your Forgiveness.

28.

God, Your GREATNESS
Shuts my open eyes.
God, Your Goodness
Opens my closed heart.

29.

God, Your GREATNESS
Waits for my receptivity.
God, Your Goodness
Creates receptivity in me.

30.

God, Your GREATNESS
Is conditional:
"Give and take, My son."
God, Your Goodness
Is unconditional:
"Take, My child, take."

31.

God's GREATNESS,
You are my mind-astonishment.
God's Goodness,
You are my heart-fulfilment.

32.

God's GREATNESS,
My soul is extremely and extremely
Proud of You.
God's Goodness,
You are extremely and extremely
Proud of my heart.

33.

God's GREATNESS,
I have an irresistible urge
To become like You.
God's Goodness,
I have a sleepless thirst
And a breathless hunger
To please You.

34.

God's GREATNESS,
I shall proudly give You
As much as possible.
God's Goodness,
I shall give You my very existence
As soon as possible.

35.

God's GREATNESS,
You are the Power,
Not mixed with limitations.
God's Goodness,
You are the Bliss,
Not mixed with frustrations.

36.

God's GREATNESS,
When I am with You,
I become a readiness-mind
And a willingness-life.
God's Goodness,
When I am with You,
I am an eagerness-heart
And a selflessness-breath.

37.

God's GREATNESS,
I fly into You
To enjoy myself.
God's Goodness,
I dive into You
To enjoy You.

38.

God's GREATNESS,
You are Your Power-Sun.
God's Goodness,
I am Your Peace-Sky.

39.

God's GREATNESS,
Your infinite Power tempts me.
God's Goodness,
Your infinite Love tames me.

40.

God's GREATNESS,
The moment I touch You,
My life is blessed
With the greatest privilege.
God's Goodness,
The moment I touch You,
My heart is blessed
With the fastest opportunity.

41.

God's GREATNESS,
You chide my slowness.
God's Goodness,
You encourage my readiness.

42.

God's GREATNESS,
With my head I fly
Into Your high, higher, highest
Realities.
God's Goodness,
With my heart I dive
Into Your deep, deeper, deepest
Dreams.

43.

God's GREATNESS,
You tell me:
"My son, just try and see
How great I am."
God's Goodness,
You tell me:
"My child, just cry and become
All that I am."

44.

God's GREATNESS,
You are Your Victories.
God's Goodness,
You are Your Mysteries.

45.

God's GREATNESS,
You are Your
Miracle-Summits.
God's Goodness,
You are Your
Blessing-Dreams
All-where.

46.

God's GREATNESS,
You are my hope-excellence.
God's Goodness,
You are my promise-radiance.

47.

God's GREATNESS,
You are my mind's
Mountain-summit
On my life-journey.
God's Goodness,
You are my heart's
Fountain-delight
Inside my heart-garden.

48.

God's GREATNESS,
In Your Presence
I enjoy the proudest moment
Of my life.
God's Goodness,
In Your Presence
I enjoy the happiest moment
Of my heart.

49.

God's GREATNESS,
The child in me wants to become
As great as You are.
God's Goodness,
The child in me wants to become
Inseparably one with You.

50.

God's GREATNESS,
When I look at You,
I become a pride-ocean.
God's Goodness,
When I look at You,
I become a peace-sea.

51.

God's GREATNESS,
I am coming to You
With a return ticket.
God's Goodness,
I am coming to You
With a one-way ticket.

52.

God's GREATNESS,
You command my obedience.
God's Goodness,
You inspire my obedience.

53.

God's GREATNESS,
I am coming to You
With my heart's
Aspiration-flames.
God's Goodness,
I am coming to You
With my life's
Dedication-blossoms.

54.

God's GREATNESS,
You tell me to conquer
The ignorance-world
Immediately.
God's Goodness,
You tell me to love
The weakness-world
Unreservedly.

55.

God's GREATNESS,
I see the entire universe
Inside Your ever-widening
Eye.
God's Goodness,
I feel the entire universe
Inside Your ever-blossoming
Heart.

56.

God's GREATNESS,
Your direct descendants,
Sri Krishna, the Buddha, the Christ
And others,
Have come from You.
God's Goodness,
These supremely chosen children
Of Yours
Live in You.

57.

God's GREATNESS,
The Avatars come down
To extol Your Reality.
God's Goodness,
The Avatars come down
To manifest Your Divinity.

58.

God's GREATNESS,
At times the divine Avatars
Play their roles in a human way
To lift up humanity and thus
Please You only, in Your own Way.
God's Goodness,
The Avatars cry for You,
Cry with You and cry in You;
Smile for You, smile with You
And smile in You,
Only to please You in Your own Way.

59.

God's GREATNESS says:
"I have.
Eternity I have.
Infinity I have.
Immortality I have."
God's Goodness says:
"I am.
Eternity's Tears I am.
Infinity's Smiles I am.
Immortality's Song I am."

From: Sri Chinmoy, God's Greatness and God's Goodness - , Agni Press, 1998
Sourced from http://www.srichinmoylibrary.com/gg