379. Addition and subtraction

I wanted to be really rich;
Constantly I wanted to add
  To my possessions.

God wanted me to be supremely rich;
He most carefully subtracted
  My possessions
  My desire-life,
Most carefully added
  My renunciation
  To my aspiration-soul

Sri Chinmoy, The Dance of Life, part 8.First published by Agni Press in 1973.

This is the 39th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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