6. Self-defeat

Yesterday
You defeated yourself
Because
You did not try.

Today
You are defeating yourself
Because
You are not crying.

Tomorrow
You will defeat yourself
Because
You will not be living.

Sri Chinmoy, Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, part 1.First published by Agni Press in 1979.

This is the 387th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.

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