1698. Do not criticise yourself

If you want to judge yourself,
Do judge.
To judge is to evaluate correctly
What you have and what you are.
But do not criticise yourself.
If you criticise yourself,
Then you are weakening
Your present aspiration-heart
And ruining
Your future manifestation-life.

From: Sri Chinmoy, Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, part 17 - , Agni Press, 1981
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