690. Too proud

He was too proud to die,

He was too proud to live.

God said to him:

"Since you do not want to die,

You may as well

Work for me on earth.

Since you do not want to live,

You may as well

Sleep all day and night."


From:Sri Chinmoy,Europe-Blossoms, Agni Press, 1974
Sourced from https://srichinmoylibrary.com/eb