{{htmlmetatags>metatag-robots=()}} My Morning Soul-Body Prayers, part 14

My Morning Soul-Body Prayers, part 14

1 May 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

I have only one prayer:

Do give me the capacity

To utter Your Name prayerfully,

Soulfully and self-givingly

With every heartbeat of mine.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


1 May 2000, 7:23 a.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

1 May 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

In sacred secrecy supreme

You are telling me

That You want from my life

The fastest progress

Both in the inner world

And in the outer world.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


1 May 2000, 7:40 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine up to 300 lbs.

1 May 2000 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

In my spiritual life

My only real death

Is my God-forgetfulness.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


1 May 2000, 7:50 a.m. Before doing fifty-two one-arm pushes with 700 lbs. (23 right, 29 left)

3 May 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Forgiveness, forgiveness, forgiveness —

This is my morning prayer.

Love and transform —

This is my evening prayer.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


3 May 2000, 8:08 a.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. five times.

3 May 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Injustice-night, injustice-night,

Injustice-night — everywhere.

Justice-light, justice-light,

Justice-light — nowhere.

But, my Lord, do give my life

The capacity to grow into

Your universal Justice-Light.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


3 May 2000, 8:22 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine up to 280 lbs.

4 May 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Every day God sends

A special peace-message

To my mind,

But my mind summarily rejects it.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


4 May 2000, 8:45 a.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. five times.

4 May 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Do give me the capacity

To feed only Your Need

And nothing else,

Nothing else.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


4 May 2000, 8:58 a.m. Before doing fifty one-arm pushes with 700 lbs. (22 right, 28 left)

4 May 2000 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Any time, any place

Is perfect to please God

In His own Way.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


4 May 2000, 9:03 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine up to 320 lbs.

4 May 2000 (IV)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

God is never interested

In my mind-explanation.

He is always interested

In my heart-illumination.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


4 May 2000, 9:20 a.m. Before using seated calf raise machine up to 1,050 lbs.

9 May 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

A desire-life is, indeed,

A long run of expectation,

Frustration and destruction.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


9 May 2000, 1:45 p.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

11 May 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Today I must plant my roots

Inside Your Heart-Garden.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


11 May 2000, 8:44 p.m. Before using seated double-arm machine.

11 May 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

I must not picture my future.

I must live in my promise-fulfilment

Of the Eternal Now.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


11 May 2000, 8:57 p.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

13 May 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

My crying heart triumphantly smiles

When it can sit at the Feet

Of my Lord Beloved Supreme.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


13 May 2000, 7:33 a.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

13 May 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

My heart’s hope-flames

Are bound to grow

Into my life’s promise-sun.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


13 May 2000, 7:49 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine.

13 May 2000 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

No God-surrender, no life-progress.

No life-progress, no God-Smile.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


13 May 2000, 7:59 a.m. Before doing multiple one-arm pushes with 700 lbs.

15 May 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

The mind is a doubt-mountain.

The heart is a faith-fountain.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


15 May 2000, 7:27 a.m. Before doing seated double-dumbbell lift with 200 lbs.

15 May 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Your Compassion-Train

Has liberated my life

From its bondage-chain.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


15 May 2000, 7:33 a.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

18 May 2000 (I)1

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

The world-doubting mind

Is a torturer.

The self-doubting mind

Is a sufferer.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


18 May 2000, 8:25 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine up to 280 lbs.

  1. MP 1088. In first edition, 4th line was printed as 'soul-doubting mind'

18 May 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

God’s Will is not familiar with

A trifle-disobedience.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


18 May 2000, 8:35 a.m. Before doing seated double-dumbbell lift with 240 lbs.

18 May 2000 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

I must never lose sight of

Your Forgiveness-Footsteps.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


18 May 2000, 8:51 a.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

18 May 2000 (IV)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

An unconditional Forgiveness

Is only God’s forte.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


18 May 2000, 9:24 p.m. Before doing seated double-dumbbell lifts with 260 lbs., 280 lbs. and 300 lbs.

20 May 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Only Your Will-fulfilment

From the beginning of my journey

To the end of my journey.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


20 May 2000, 7:55 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine.

20 May 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

I shall no more waste

My precious time

In expectation-snare.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


20 May 2000, 8:06 a.m. Before doing seated double-dumbbell lift with 310 lbs.

20 May 2000 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

May my heart all the time

Dream of the Beauty and Delight

Of the highest Heavens.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


20 May 2000, 8:42 a.m. Before using seated calf raise machine up to 1,150 lbs. New record.

22 May 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Happiness I create

By silencing my mind.

Happiness I create

By bringing my heart to the fore.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


22 May 2000, 8:45 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine.

22 May 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Every day may my heart

Soulfully become

God-service-happiness.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


22 May 2000, 8:51 a.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

23 May 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

God will love me infinitely more

If I can laugh at my outer failures.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


23 May 2000, 3:40 p.m. Before using seated double-arm machine.

23 May 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

An unaspiring heart

Adds loneliness

To the life.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


23 May 2000, 3:52 p.m. Before doing seated double-dumbbell lift with 350 lbs. New record.

23 May 2000 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

My heart-sorrows

Are my life-treasures.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


23 May 2000, 4:03 p.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

24 May 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

May my soulful actions speak

And not my boastful words.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


24 May 2000, 6:02 p.m. Before doing seated double-dumbbell lift with 360 lbs. New record.

24 May 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Your timetable never fails.

You are always prompt

In answering my prayers.

It is I who fail again and again

In obeying You promptly.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


24 May 2000, 6:09 p.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

25 May 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

My soul-bird sleeplessly sings

Peace-songs

Inside my heart.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


25 May 2000, 7:24 p.m. Before doing seated double-dumbbell lift.

25 May 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

My intuition-speed

Is the whisper-message

Of my all-seeing soul.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


25 May 2000, 7:46 p.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

26 May 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Everything that I have

And everything that I am

I am prayerfully and devotedly

Placing at the Feet

Of my Lord Beloved Supreme.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


26 May 2000, 7:51 p.m. Before doing seated double-dumbbell lift with 380 lbs. New record.

26 May 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Every day my high experiences

Plough my soul’s fertile soil.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


26 May 2000, 8:00 p.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

26 May 2000 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

To reach my ultimate Goal,

Only one thing I need:

Your Compassion-flooded Eye.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


26 May 2000, 8:37 p.m. Before doing seated double-dumbbell lift with 400 lbs. New record.

30 May 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

My today’s patience-life

Will tomorrow grow into

My peace-heart.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


30 May 2000, 6:04 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine.

30 May 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

I take sincere pride in my heart.

Therefore, You take enormous pride

In me.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


30 May 2000, 6:19 a.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

1 June 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Man is man’s overdue

Gratitude-heart to God.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


1 June 2000, 9:31 a.m. Before using seated calf raise machine up to 1,200 lbs.

1 June 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

For me, today is the day

Of my unconditional surrender

To Your express Will.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


1 June 2000, 7:14 p.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

4 June 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

The heart cannot live

Without loving God,

But the mind can.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


4 June 2000, 6:08 p.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

4 June 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

At last I have found my identification.

My identification is my love

For a oneness-world.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


4 June 2000, 6:16 p.m. Before doing 240 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

5 June 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

The mind conceives;

The heart achieves.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


5 June 2000, 11:31 a.m. Before doing 260 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

13 June 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

My life-complacency

Is my self-destruction.

My heart-confidence

Is my God-preparation.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


13 June 2000, 4:20 p.m. Before doing 300 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

18 June 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

This morning, out of His infinite Bounty,

God has struck my name

From ignorance-night-list.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


18 June 2000, 7:54 a.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

18 June 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

I am my God-oneness-hope.

God is His God-Fulness-Promise.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


18 June 2000, 8:09 a.m. Before doing 310 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

18 June 2000 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Do bless me with one million hearts

To love You.

Do bless me with two million hands

To serve You.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


18 June 2000, 9:46 a.m. Before doing 330 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

19 June 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Those who are now peace-dreamers

And God-lovers

Were definitely born with

God-aspiration-flames deep within.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


19 June 2000, 9:25 a.m. Before doing 350 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

19 June 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

I am my heart’s gratitude-song.

You are Your Heart’s Sweetness-Flute.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


19 June 2000, 9:32 a.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

20 June 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Today my heart’s

God-manifestation-bird

Is flying high, very high,

And far, very far.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


20 June 2000, 9:45 a.m. Before doing 360 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

20 June 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

My inspiration says, “I can.

My aspiration says, “I have.

My realisation says, “I am.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


20 June 2000, 10:56 a.m. Before doing 370 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

20 June 2000 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Who am I?

I am an insignificant God-lover

In my inner life of aspiration.

I am an insignificant God-server

In my outer life of dedication.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


20 June 2000, 11:08 a.m. Before doing 380 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

20 June 2000 (IV)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Mountains appear only to disappear

The moment God’s Grace descends.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


20 June 2000, 11:33 a.m. Before doing 400 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

21 June 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Your Forgiveness ends

My helpless days.

Your Compassion begins

My hopeful days.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


21 June 2000, 8:30 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine up to 140 lbs.

21 June 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

At long last I have unmistakably won

My life’s self-discipline-battle.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


21 June 2000, 8:55 a.m. Before doing standing double-arm lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

22 June 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

In the inner world

Our deliberate blindness

Disappoints Your Mind

And

Disheartens Your Heart.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


22 June 2000, 9:16 a.m. Before doing 420 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

22 June 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

What is my confidence,

If not my Lord’s

Unconditional Compassion?

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


22 June 2000, 9:28 a.m. Before doing seated double-dumbbell lift with 420 lbs.

23 June 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Every morning I must quicken

My aspiration-heart

And stretch out

My aspiration-hands.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


23 June 2000, 12:10 a.m. Before doing seated double-dumbbell lift with 430 lbs.

23 June 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

I must never allow

My God-manifestation-readiness,

My God-manifestation-willingness

And

My God-manifestation-eagerness

To slow down.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


23 June 2000, 12:14 a.m. Before doing 430 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

24 June 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Not an early death

But an immediate death of my ego

I need.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


24 June 2000, 8:52 a.m. Before using seated double-arm machine.

24 June 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

No hesitation-mind,

But a determination-mind.

Not my capacity,

But God’s unconditional Bounty.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


24 June 2000, 9:08 a.m. Before doing 440 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

24 June 2000 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Out of Your infinite Bounty,

You have taught me many, many,

Many things.

Please teach me one more thing:

How I can be prayerfully, soulfully,

Sleeplessly and breathlessly

Grateful to You.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


24 June 2000, 9:32 a.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

26 June 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

I shall never allow

My unconditional God-obedience-book

To be out of print.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


26 June 2000, 9:09 a.m. Before doing 450 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

26 June 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Humanity’s aspiration-hearts

Are moving the world inward,

Driving the world forward

And

Raising the world upward.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


26 June 2000, 9:18 a.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

26 June 2000 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

How fortunate I am to have You

As my heart’s inner Instructor

And my life’s outer Instructor.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


26 June 2000, 7:08 p.m. Before doing 470 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

26 June 2000 (IV)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

I shall not allow

Your expectation-fulfilment of my life

To remain a far cry.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


26 June 2000, 7:30 p.m. Before doing 480 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

26 June 2000 (V)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

My Lord Supreme,

As my life has taken shelter

At Your Protection-Feet,

Even so, I am placing my Goal

At Your Satisfaction-Feet.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


26 June 2000, 7:47 p.m. Before doing 500 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

27 June 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

May my heart be made of

God-gratitude-smiles.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


27 June 2000, 5:45 p.m. Before doing 510 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

27 June 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

When I please You in Your own Way,

I clearly see the celestials

Dancing Your Victory-Dance

In my heart-sky.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


27 June 2000, 6:02 p.m. Before doing 520 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

27 June 2000 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

May my God-love, God-devotion

And God-surrender

Be as sincere, as serious

And as pure as possible.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


27 June 2000, 7:22 p.m. Before doing 530 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

27 June 2000 (IV)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

When I please You in Your own Way,

You ask me to carry Your Heart-Smiles

Wherever I go,

And You will carry my heart-tears

Wherever You go.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


27 June 2000, 7:34 p.m. Before doing 540 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

28 June 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Your ceaseless Compassion-Rain

Has totally destroyed

My mind’s limitation-bondage-chain.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


28 June 2000, 12:25 a.m. Before doing 550 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

28 June 2000 (II)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Every day, every hour,

Every minute, every second

You try to keep me happy,

Yet I do not have a gratitude-heart.

Alas! Alas!

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


28 June 2000, 8:58 a.m. Before doing 560 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

28 June 2000 (III)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

What I need is patience, patience,

Patience.

You have Your own Hour to please me

In Your own Way.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


28 June 2000, 9:03 a.m. Before doing standing double-arm lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

28 June 2000 (IV)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

My constant and cheerful surrender

To Your Will

Is the most powerful joy in my life.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


28 June 2000, 5:29 p.m. Before doing 570 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

28 June 2000 (V)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

May my gratitude-heart-flower

Always remain divinely fresh

And supremely pure.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


28 June 2000, 5:54 p.m. Before doing 580 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

28 June 2000 (VI)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

God’s Grace is the only Power

That silences the pride

Of impossibility.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


28 June 2000, 6:18 p.m. Before doing 600 lbs. dumbbell bench press.

30 June 2000 (I)

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!

Time and again I have broken

My God-fulfilment-promises,

Yet my Lord’s Compassion,

Love and Affection

In infinite measure

Remain the same for me.

My Supreme, my Supreme, my Supreme!


30 June 2000, 9:10 a.m. Before doing standing double-dumbbell lift with 1,300 lbs. four times.

Editor's preface to the first edition

These prayers were offered by Sri Chinmoy as part of his weightlifting sessions at his home in New York in May and June 2000.

From:Sri Chinmoy,My Morning Soul-Body Prayers, part 14, Agni Press, 2000
Sourced from https://srichinmoylibrary.com/mp_14