My God-prayers and my God-meditations

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1.

Prayer
Cries for God.
Meditation
Dreams of God.

2.

Prayer
Longs to know.
Meditation
Longs to be.

3.

Prayer
Is fear-extinction.
Meditation
Is confidence-manifestation.

4.

Prayer
Is a Heaven-climbing bird.
Meditation
Is all-spreading wings.

5.

Prayer
Is God's fond child.
Meditation
Is God's responsible son.

6.

Prayer
Is simplicity's beauty.
Meditation
Is responsibility's capacity.

7.

Prayer
Thinks God dwells
Far above the human head.
Meditation
Feels God's Presence
Deep inside
The aspiring heart.

8.

Prayer
Goes to
The Eternal Saviour.
Meditation
Goes to
The universal Dreamer.

9.

Prayer
Is affection-lesson.
Meditation
Is wisdom-lesson.

10.

Prayer
Is upward self-offering.
Meditation
Is inward self-digging.

11.

Prayer
Is a hope-pilgrim.
Meditation
Is a promise-traveller.

12.

Prayer
Is fond of
God the Power.
Meditation
Is fond of
God the Silence.

13.

Prayer
Glorifies God.
Meditation
Beautifies God.

14.

Prayer
Is mind-purification.
Meditation
Is heart-expansion.

15.

I pray to God
To receive
His Compassion.
I meditate on God
To receive
His illumination.

16.

Prayer loves
God the Drummer
And God the Drum.
Meditation loves
God the Flutist
And God the Flute.

17.

I pray to God
To bless me
With His Protection.
I meditate on God
To bless me
With His Peace.

18.

I pray to God
To make me
A choice instrument of His.
I meditate on God
To make me
An unconditional seeker
And server of His.

19.

I pray to God
To give me
A truth-seeking mind.
I meditate on God
To receive
A self-giving heart.

20.

When I pray,
God blesses my head.
When I meditate,
God feels my heart.

21.

I pray to God
To become
His Heart-Flower.
I meditate on God
To become
His Soul-Fragrance.

22.

When I pray,
God charmingly whistles.
When I meditate,
God sweetly whispers.

23.

Prayer
Is at once
A giver and receiver.
Meditation
Is at once
A diver and explorer.

24.

Prayer
Is
My God-journey-preparation.
Meditation
Is
My God-journey-excavation.

25.

When we pray,
We usually pray
For success.
When we meditate,
We invariably meditate
For progress.

26.

The highest height
Of prayer
Is unconditional surrender.
The deepest depth
Of meditation
Is sleepless gratitude.

27.

A beautiful thought
Is the result
Of a sincere prayer.
A fruitful experience
Is the result
Of a deep meditation.

28.

I pray to God
To push aside
My destructive
Doubt-mind.
I meditate on God
To increase the beauty
And fragrance
Of my blossoming
Faith-heart.

29.

The Christ
Prayed and prayed
And then declared:
"I and my Father
Are one."
Sri Krishna
Meditated and meditated
And then declared:
"I am
The Lord
Absolute Supreme."

30.

I pray and pray
To become
The direct representative
Of God
The transcendental Dreamer.
I meditate and meditate
To become
The direct representative
Of God
The universal Liberator.

31.

I pray and pray
Because
I wish to see
The beauty
Of the higher worlds.
I meditate and meditate
Because
I wish to smell
The fragrance
Of the inner worlds.