Scolding is not a healthy experience

My mind tells You, Lord,
To scold me in private
If You really have to.
I need not tell You, Lord,
That scolding is not a healthy experience
For the one who scolds
Nor for the one who is being scolded.

From: Sri Chinmoy, AUM — Vol.II-2, No. 4, April 27, 1975

The message of Sri Chinmoy
- , Vishma Press, 1975
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