23. God smiled at me twice

God smiled at me twice:

Once when I meditated

To renounce the world;

Once when I renounced

The world to meditate.

God blessed me twice:

Once when I cried and cried

For a mounting inner flame;

Once when I offered Him

My Realisation-sky.

From:Sri Chinmoy,The Wings of Light, part 1, Agni Press, 1974
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