8. Stay with the present

Stay with the past.
You will receive
Thunder-kicks from death.

Stay with the future.
You will see
The destruction-frown
Of measureless temptation.

Stay with the present.
You will eat
The Reality-fruit
Of Divinity-dawn.

Sri Chinmoy, The Golden Boat, part 16.First published by Agni Press in 1974.

This is the 112th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.

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