304. I can’t follow

I can’t follow God
He wants, instead, to follow me most faithfully.

I follow man
He wants to lead me constantly.

Staying behind,
  God inspires me
To reach my sun-world.

Staying ahead,
  Man instigates me
To ignore my aspiration-world.

Sri Chinmoy, The Dance of Life, part 7.First published by Agni Press in 1973.

This is the 38th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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