When I do not think of God,

I am a stranger to God.

When I pray to God,

I become His neighbour.

When I surrender

My very existence-life to God,

I become a member

Of His immediate Family.

From:Sri Chinmoy,Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 2, Agni Press, 1998
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