379. Addition and subtraction

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

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

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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