My Lord, my Lord, my Lord, what is more important: what I do for You or what I am to You?

"My child, My child, My child, what you are to Me is infinitely more important than what you do for Me. In spite of being a most deplorable seeker, all of a sudden if you do something great for Me, that achievement of yours will not satisfy Me.

"Be close to Me, be close to Me on the strength of your sincere aspiration-heart and sincere dedication-life. Your closeness is infinitely more important than your great performances if they do not have a spiritual foundation."

MPC 31. The following prayer-meditations were given at the Hotel Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia — 27 December 1987.