9113. A Fool And An Opportunist

He is a fool.
He surrenders to God out of fear
That God or others will speak ill of him
If he does the wrong thing.

She is an opportunist.
She surrenders to God with the hope
That by pleasing Him today
She will be able to receive a special favour
From Him tomorrow.

Sri Chinmoy, Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, part 92.First published by Agni Press in 1983.

This is the 566th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.

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