151. Joy-gifts

My heart gives me infant joy.
My soul gives me instant joy.
My Goal gives me constant joy.
My Supreme gives me
  Birthless and measureless
  Deathless and ceaseless
      Joy.

152. If I listen

My Lord asks me
  Whom to listen to?

“If I listen to the demands of your body,
  You will grow into a blind beggar.

“If I listen to the demands of your vital,
  You will grow into a wild elephant.

“If I listen to the demands of your mind,
  You will grow into unparalleled insanity.

“If I listen to the demands of your heart,
  You will grow into the ignorance-king.”

153. You are insecure

You are insecure
   Because
Your belief is not sustained
  By the inner faith.

You are insecure
   Because
Your faith is not sustained
  By the unconditional surrender.

You are insecure
   Because
Your surrender has not
  Breathed the life of oneness supreme.

154. In loneliness

     When
He is in the well of loneliness,
  He thinks of doubt.

     When
He is in the pool of loneliness,
  He thinks of despair.

     When
He is in the lake of loneliness,
  He thinks of consolation.

     When
He is in the river of loneliness,
  He thinks of hope.

     When
He is in the sea of loneliness,
  He thinks of God.

155. I saw in his eyes

  He slept in silence.
I saw in his closed eyes
  The Peace of God.

  He woke up in silence.
I saw in his blossomed eyes
  The Joy of God.

  He walked in silence.
I saw in his glowing eyes
  The Light of God.

  He ran in silence.
I saw in his ambrosial eyes
  The Life of God.

156. When pangs flashed

When pangs flashed
  Across your heart,
   You criticised God.

When pangs flashed
  Across your mind,
   You blamed God.

When pangs flashed
  Across your vital,
   You cursed God.

When pangs flashed
  Across your body,
   You deserted God.

157. Please

O generous earth!
Pray for me, please.

O generous sky!
Think of me, please.

O generous Heaven!
Meditate on me, please.

O generous God!
Love me, Love me, Love me, please.

158. Do you know?

Do you know
  Your lowest and strongest temptation?
It is your evening doubt.
  It is your evening doubt.

Do you know
  Your lower and stronger temptation?
It is your afternoon jealousy.
  It is your afternoon jealousy.

Do you know
  Your low and strong temptation?
It is your morning insecurity.
  It is your morning insecurity.

159. His loyalty

   He was helpless.
     Therefore
He declared his loyalty to fear.

   He was hopeless.
     Therefore
He offered his loyalty to unhappiness.

   He was useless.
     Therefore
He surrendered his loyalty to doubt.

160. Before he saw

Before he saw
  The face of the world,
He was the smile of an angel-child.

Before he saw
  The Face of God,
He was the tempest of despair.

Before he saw
  The face of God-manifestation,
He was the life of uncertainty.

161. To be the voice

To become the voice of humanity,
  He touched the Feet of God.

To become the voice of divinity,
  He breathed the Heart of God.

To become the Voice of God,
  He dined with the Soul of God.

162. In him I see a rascal

  When he gives
His birthless and deathless sermon,
  In him I see a superlative rascal.

  When he offers
The message of Love divine,
  In him I see an unparalleled rascal.

  When he distributes
The Life of the Absolute Supreme,
  In him I see the transcendental rascal.

163. The beggar

His smiles
  Are lovelier than the moon.
His cries
  Are quieter than death.
His thoughts
  Are faster than the bullet.
His heart
  Is feebler than the tiniest ant.
His hopes
  Are richer than the Emperor supreme.
His life
  Is poorer than Eternity’s beggar.

164. A drop of tears

A drop of my tears
Is enough to make my Lord
Embrace my ageless
  Inner poverty.

A drop of my Lord’s tears
Is enough to transform my life of ignorance-dream
Into Reality’s
  Divinity-Love.