413. To please God, to please man

To please God

I offer my life’s little lamp.

And God is unreservedly satisfied.

To please man

I offer my soul’s vast sun.

Yet man is unquestionably dissatisfied.

Who can please God?

Whoever wants to.

Who can please man?

No one, not even God.

From:Sri Chinmoy,The Wings of Light, part 9, Agni Press, 1974
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