Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 179

17801

There was a time
When I was
My mind-volcano.
But now my Lord Supreme
Has turned me into
A oneness-heart-fountain.

17802

Sweet
Is willingness.
Sweeter
Is obedience.
Sweetest
Is surrender.

17803

Each pure thought creates
A new heart-song
And a new life-story.

17804

The mind, and even the heart,
Cannot
But the soul can and does
Answer all our God-questions.

17805

If you carefully and soulfully count
Your lost God-Blessings,
You can regain your aspiration-height.

17806

A gratitude-heart
Always takes very long strides
Towards God’s Compassion-Sea.

17807

The mind either is afraid of or dislikes
God-homework,
But the heart loves
God-homework
And multiplies its inner light.

17808

Be contemplative first
And then talk.
You will see that God
Will definitely be happy
To become your most attentive listener.

17809

Do you want to find God?
Then just expand and widen your mind.
Lo and behold,
God is inside your utterly vast mind.

17810

Nothing can blind
Your illumining soul.
Nothing can bind
Your aspiring heart.

17811

What you need
Is an aspiration-army
And a realisation-commander
To defeat your mind’s
Ignorance-troops.

17812

Every day my heart sings
A new peace-song.
Every day my soul dances
A new peace-dance.

17813

My spirituality-death
Will not take place
Only because of God’s
Constant Forgiveness-Breath.

17814

Inside my heart’s life-boat
I never keep
Even one doubt-passenger.

17815

The mind is a tiger,
An ignorance-tiger.
The heart is a fire,
A wisdom-fire,
To conquer the breath
Of the ignorance-tiger.

17816

You have given chance after chance
To so many human beings
To help you improve your life.
Can you not give God
Just one chance?

17817

My heart’s aspiration-talks
Need
No mind-interpreter.

17818

Every morning
My heart most devotedly sings
A new victory-song
Of my Lord Supreme.

17819

May my mind become
A flood of enthusiasm-energy
And my heart become
A sweetness-happiness-home.

17820

A God-lover’s heart
Has the capacity
To unite a saint’s heart
And a sinner’s mind
In his soul’s wisdom-sea.

17821

You may not know
But it is absolutely true
That God secretly counts
Your ego’s giant footsteps.

17822

If you really care for
Your heart-enlightenment,
Then you must never be late for
Your God-appointments.

17823

My heart is determined
To please God
The Creator.
My life is determined
To please God
The creation.

17824

Alas,
Why do I think that
I think better,
Why do I think that
I know better,
Why do I think that
I do better
And why do I think that
I am better
In every way?

17825

If my goal
Is other than God Himself,
Then that goal
Is no goal for me.

17826

My soul tells my heart:
“Follow me, I am your leader.”
My mind tells my heart:
“No, no, follow me, I am your leader.”
My poor heart does not know
What to do.
My poor heart is completely lost.

17827

The dividing mind
Does not even want to know
That there is
A oneness-peace-school.

17828

Nobody has forced me
And nobody can ever force me
To run on the anxiety-road.
Nobody has forced me
And nobody can ever force me
To swim in the worry-sea.

17829

My Lord tells me that today
I am His Vision-Investment
And tomorrow I shall be
His Satisfaction-Fulfilment.

17830

The mind’s negativity-capacity
Is no match
For the heart’s God-receptivity.

17831

Love God the Silence
Within.
Manifest God the Sound
Without.

17832

I am so happy
That every morning
My soul, my heart, my mind,
My vital and my body
Enjoy a unity-train ride.

17833

A soundless prayer
Is an endless
God-Compassion-achievement.

A breathless meditation
Is an ever-transcending
God-Satisfaction-unfoldment.

17834

There should be
No empty room
In a seeker’s
Aspiration-heart-home.

17835

Death without God
Is as untrue
As life without God.

17836

You can break
All your life’s attachment-chains
Only when your heart becomes
An unconditional God-obedience-smile.

17837

Today I am locking
For good
My mind’s ingratitude-door.

17838

An unaspiring mind
Deliberately enjoys
A ceaseless doubt-downpour.

17839

O my mind,
Do not descend
Into the chasm
Of ingratitude-frown.

17840

Your heart-dreams
Will soon without fail
Awaken you
From your age-long mind-sleep.

17841

A new day
Is a new way
To participate in
God’s new Cosmic Play.

17842

God’s silent Heart-Wish:
Each human being must have
A transformed mind
Inside a perfect heart.

17843

From earth
Frustration goes up.
From Heaven
Indifference comes down.

17844

He is
His God-loving heart
To touch
The God-Love-Breath.

17845

A man of desire
Either consciously or unconsciously
Cherishes
Possessiveness-hunger.

17846

If you hesitate
To give yourself completely,
Then you will not be supplied
With new energy,
New light
And new perfection.

17847

Who says
That all paths are difficult?
Try sincerely
The path of the heart.
To your wide surprise
You will see
That the heart’s road
Is extremely easy.

17848

I may not allow
God the Justice
To enter into my heart
Any time He wants to,
But I shall always allow
God the Compassion
To claim me.

17849

The shameless mind
Begs God to grant it
The authority
To perfect the human race.

17850

The human muscle-power
Will be worse than useless
If God does not come first
In everything.

17851

The audacity
Of the destruction-mind
Tries to bring to the fore
World-extinction.

17852

I am looking for a new road
That will lead me
To God’s infinite Compassion-Light.

17853

I do not know
Who the beggar is
Inside my mind.
But I do know that the emperor
In my heart
Is steering my life-boat
To reach my Destination supreme.

17854

Who can ever be happy
Under the tyrannical mind’s
Dictatorship?
Who can be unhappy
Under the heart’s self-giving
Friendship?

17855

What is my heart doing?
My heart is devotedly building
My soul’s
Love-compassion-wisdom-temple.

17856

The sorrows of the outer life
Cannot touch
The unshakeable poise
Of the inner life.

17857

How can you desire
An imperishable success?
For desire itself
Has a very short breath.

17858

God’s selection process
Is indeed
Humanity’s satisfaction-progress.

17859

My heart is always in favour
Of my life’s
Perfect satisfaction-change.

17860

God does not choose
My doubtful mind.
God does not choose
My fearful vital.
God chooses only
My cheerful heart.

17861

O my stupid mind,
When are you going to be wise enough
To offer your most precious
Gratitude-wealth
To our Lord Beloved Supreme?

17862

True, God likes
My success-achievements,
But He loves and loves and loves
My progress-promise.

17863

Alas!
I do not know when, how and why
My mind’s doubt-thunderstorms
Have completely ruined
My aspiration-heart-garden.

17864

My Lord tells me
That He has no time to listen to
My life’s embarrassment-secrets,
But He has all the time to listen to
My heart’s enlightenment-secrets.

17865

My mind’s earthly knowledge
Is quite often fearful.
But my heart’s Heavenly wisdom
Is always fruitful.

17866

The isolation-mind
And the progress-life
Are two perfect strangers.

17867

When God ignores me,
He tortures me.
When God strikes me,
He just inundates me
With His Love, Affection and Fondness.

17868

If you keep your heart-eye open,
Then you will not sink.
You will only swim and swim and swim.

17869

Just one smile
From my gratitude-heart
Immensely increases
The beauty of the universe.

17870

My Lord,
What is the sweetest thing
On earth?
“Obedience, My child, obedience,
Your obedience-mind
And your obedience-life.”

17871

My Lord,
What is the most important thing
In the world?
“Aspiration, My child, aspiration,
Your heart’s aspiration-cry.”

17872

My mind’s faith,
My heart’s willingness
And my life’s obedience
Are three inseparable friends.

17873

Yesterday I had
An unappreciated mind.
Today I have
An ungrateful mind.
Alas! Who knows,
Tomorrow I may have
An unforgivable mind.

17874

Each wrong thought
Is a trespasser
In the land of oneness-perfection.

17875

An unaspiring human being thinks
That God lives only in Heaven.
An aspiring human being thinks,
Feels and knows
That God is everywhere.
This definitely includes hell.

17876

I thank God
When He gives me
Something powerful.
God thanks me
When He sees in me
Something beautiful.

17877

It is not our prayers
That move God’s Heart.
It is our prayer-tears
That move God’s Heart
Plus feed God’s Breath.

17878

God’s universal Eye
Not only watches me
But also teaches me
To be a perfect citizen
Of the world.

17879

If we do not end
Our desire-party,
Then how can we be invited
By God’s Illumination-Paradise?

17880

Be careful
If you do not want to walk
Side by side
With your lethargy’s gigantic pride!

17881

If your life is devoid of resolve,
You will not be able to solve
Any problem that you encounter.

17882

If you are not afraid of seeing
The ashes of your mind,
Then you are bound to succeed
In your inner aspiration-life.

17883

I am happy
Only because I am a seeker
Of sacred silence-light.

17884

The division-mind
Either today or tomorrow
Has to surrender
To the heart’s oneness-reality.

17885

I must illumine my mind!
How long am I willing to suffer
From my mind’s tyranny?

17886

As long as man cherishes
His mind’s division-capacities
And qualities,
He will have endless quarrels
With God
In the inner world.

17887

My aspiration-heart
Is my passport
To visit God’s dream-filled
Reality-worlds.

17888

During our brief sojourn on earth,
We must prayerfully and soulfully
Reserve our hearts
For God alone.

17889

The songs of our hearts
Are so sweet and pure
That they can reach
Heaven-Delight-Heights.

17890

Is there any mind
That will never remain
Full of useless, unanswered questions?

17891

If you are wise,
Divinely wise,
Then you will give top priority
To remaining always
Happy and peaceful.

17892

Only divine thoughts
Have the capacity
To transcend all the doubts
In our minds.

17893

You are a fool.
You are pleased to be caught
In a storm of self-criticism.
Self-criticism is not the answer.
Self-examination is the answer
Of answers.

17894

If you are hospitable to mankind,
Then God’s Heart of Joy and Pride
Shall be yours.

17895

You can thrive
In the face of adversity
If you have ceaseless faith in yourself
And if you are ready to play the role
Of the hero-warrior
At every moment of your life.

17896

If you can wait
With the patience of the wise,
Then there is nothing
That you will not be able to achieve
In this lifetime.

17897

On my own
I have no capacity at all,
And I do not need any capacity
Save and except one:
My sincere cry
To love and serve God
In His own Way.

17898

God does not want me to declare,
But only to treasure
My instant readiness
To obey His Will supreme.

17899

You can be immune
To desire-disease
If you can get your Master’s degree
In constant self-offering to God,
The Beloved Supreme.

17900

I bow and sit down
At my Lord’s Compassion-Feet.
When the hour strikes,
My Lord will steer my life-boat
To His Golden Shore.

From: Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 179 - , Agni Press, 1993
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