The Wings of Light, part 6

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251. Nothing lives forever

Nothing lives forever
Save and except
Man's inner cry for God.

Nothing lives forever
Save and except
Man's soul-love for Light.

No one lives forever
Save and except
A man of heart-sacrifice.

No one lives forever
Save and except
A man of constant God-necessity.

252. Three travelling companions

I travelled with a fool.
He advised me:
Break your body of yesterday,
Break your heart of today,
Break your soul of tomorrow.

I travelled with a wise man.
He advised me:
Feed your body of purity,
Feed your heart of love,
Feed your soul of duty.

I travelled with God.
He advised me:
Walk with your body-brother,
Run with your heart-sister,
Fly with your soul-friend.

253. He is not of stone

He is not of stone.
He loves man's body-temple.

He is not of stone.
He loves man's heart-shrine.

He is not of stone.
He loves man's soul-deity.

He is not of stone.
He loves man's God-Beauty.

254. Yet my worries continue

God thinks of me,
Yet
My worries continue.
Why?

God meditates on me,
Yet
My worries continue.
Why?

God loves me,
Yet
My worries continue.
Why?
Why?
Why?
Why?

Because
I have not given God
My yesterday's bodiless fears,
My today's heartless doubts,
My tomorrow's soulless goal.

255. No more

Light has burst forth.
No more can you sleep!

Truth has burst forth.
No more can you hide!

Peace has burst forth.
No more can you strike!

God has burst forth.
No more can you fail!

256. Disgrace, God's grace, God's face

Disgrace descended on his
Tempting and tempted life.

God's Grace descends on his
Crying and striving life.

God's Face shall descend on his
Surrendering and surrendered life.

257. A gigantic conspiracy

A gigantic conspiracy
Inspired by
My body-vital-mind:
They wanted to kill my heart.
But
Success could not crown them
Since
My body did not have enough strength,
My vital enough determination,
My mind enough skill.

258. When he went in search

When he went
In search of his soul,
He helplessly stumbled and stumbled.

When he went
In search of his heart,
He hopelessly fumbled and fumbled.

When he went
In search of his body,
He ceaselessly grumbled and grumbled.

259. The body of a God-lover

The body of a God-lover
Is made of God's Determination-Vital.

The vital of a God-lover
Is made of God's Concentration-Mind.

The mind of a God-lover
Is made of God's Contemplation-Heart.

The heart of a God-lover
Is made of God's Perfection-Soul.

The soul of a God-lover
Is made of God's Glorification-Goal.

260. The only real life

Peace:
What is it
If not the only real life of an animal?

Love:
What is it
If not the only real life of man?

Light:
What is it
If not the only real life of God?

261. I shall offer

O earth-bound soul!
I love you,
I love you,
I love you.

I shall offer
The last drop of my life-blood
To light your consciousness-lamp,
To smash your world's ignorance-pride,
To accelerate your blue-gold journey's
Hour of God.

262. I teach, I learn

It is my duty to teach;
Therefore I teach.
What do I teach?
I teach self-examination.

It is my duty to learn;
Therefore I learn.
What do I learn?
I learn self-dedication,
Self-perfection
Plus
God-manifestation.

263. All except

All are saved
Except fear.

All are loved
Except doubt.

All are illumined
Except jealousy.

All are fulfilled
Except insecurity.

All are adored
Except impurity.

264. I have accepted their invitation

I have accepted
The invitation of thought-world.

I have accepted
The invitation of will-sun.

I have accepted
The invitation of Goal-paradise.

Because
Thought-world will see me for the last time,
Will-sun will see me for the first time,
Goal-paradise will claim me for all time.

265. All men seek God

All men seek God
In their own ways.

You seek God
To please God.

He seeks God
To bless his desire-train.

I seek God
To become another God.

266. Who is good?

Who is small?
Who is great?
Who is good?

He is small
Who thinks he is so.

He is great
Who knows he is so.

He is good
Who is nothing but that.

267. He is the wisest man

He is a fool
Because
He has not read any books.
Perhaps so he is.

He is a wise man
Because
He has read ten thousand books.
Perhaps so he is.

He is a wiser man
Because
He has read fifteen thousand books.
Perhaps so he is.

He is the wisest man,
By far
The wisest man,
Who has read only two special books:
Aspiration-height
And
Surrender-light.

268. Three dreams

Last night
I dreamt of an ape
And
A banana.

Tonight
I shall dream of a deer
And
A fence.

Tomorrow night
I shall dream of a love-soul
And
The God-Goal.

269. They arrest me

Fear arrests me
Quickly.
Courage arrests me
Unconsciously.
Doubt arrests me
Abruptly.
Faith arrests me
Timidly.
Love arrests me
Slowly.
Devotion arrests me
Steadily.
Surrender arrests me
Unerringly.
God arrests me
Compassionately,
Carefully
And
Completely.

270. I wish to return home

O Lord,
Follow me,
Love me,
Serve me.
I wish to leave Home.

O Lord,
Guide me,
Lead me,
Carry me.
I wish to return Home.

271. Don't be a fool

Don't be a fool.
You need aspiration
In your animal life.

Don't be a fool.
You need perfection
In your human life.

Don't be a fool.
You see frustration
In your divine life.

272. Your Master

Your Master observes
More than he admits.

Your Master loves
More than he reveals.

Your Master cries
More than you see.

Your Master gives
More than you need.

273. Partiality

My God is partial;
Therefore
He always thinks of me.

My God is partial;
Therefore
He always meditates on me.

My God is partial;
Therefore
He always loves me.

"My child is partial;
Therefore
She thinks of Me only."

"My child is partial;
Therefore
She meditates on Me only."

"My child is partial;
Therefore
She loves Me only."

274. Never do I think

I love God,
But
Never do I think of His Goodness-Beauty.

I speak to God,
But
Never do I think of His Greatness-Duty.

I fight with God,
But
Never do I think of our Oneness-Reality.

275. What do you think I am?

What do you think I am?
Am I the prince of ignorance-night?
No, I am not.
Never!

What do you think I am?
Am I the frown of destruction-night?
No, I am not.
Never!

What do you think I am?
Am I not the lord of my senses?
Certainly I am!

What do you think I am?
Am I not the future God?
Certainly I am!

276. Merchant of psychic secrets

O merchant of vital secrets,
I love you;
Therefore
Do grant me your gracious absence!

O merchant of psychic secrets,
I think of you alone,
I love you alone,
I need you alone;
Therefore
Do grant me your benign presence!

277. The cost

The cost of compassion
Is negligible.

The cost of forgiveness
Is negligible.

The cost of transformation
Is a bit high.

The cost of perfection
Is exorbitant.

278. What are we doing?

What are my parents doing
In Heaven today?
Ah, they are thinking
Of inviting me for dinner.

What am I doing
On earth today?
Ah, since I have no food
In my refrigerator,
I am thinking of flying
To my parents now
To enjoy my breakfast
And luncheon as well.

279. Progress you want?

Progress you want?
Remember then,
Your black doubt
Is your first and last limit.

Progress you want?
Remember then,
Your courage
Is your last limit.

Progress you want?
Remember then,
Your faith
Is your endless limit.

Progress you want?
Remember then,
Your love of Light
Is your birthless start
And your deathless limit.

280. Since believing is seeing

Since believing
Is seeing,
Then seeing
Is doing.

Since doing
Is becoming,
Then becoming
Is transcending.

281. Nothing assists him

More faith assists
The believer.

More courage assists
The brave.

More love assists
The lover.

But
Nothing assists
The stupid doubter.

282. If you want to advise me

O asserter of truth,
If you want to advise me,
Then stay fifty miles away
From me, please.

O preacher of truth,
If you want to advise me,
Then stay forty miles away
From me, please.

O lover of truth,
If you want to advise me,
Then stay twenty miles away
From me, please.

O follower of truth,
If you want to advise me,
Then do knock at
My heart's door.

283. His insecurity, his curiosity

His insecurity
Is stingy in teaching.

His curiosity
Is generous in learning.

His insecurity, what is it?
His tremendous attachment to dust.

His curiosity, what is it?
His storehouse of information.

284. Two days more

Two days more
Until I go to Heaven.
Therefore
Today I shall buy
The aspiration-ticket and
Tomorrow I shall board
The Realisation-plane
To reach my sun-vast
Destination: Heaven.

285. Except one thing

Everything is in the hands of destiny
Except one thing:
My bosom's will.

Everything is in the hands of destiny
Except one thing:
My hour of God.

Everything is in the hands of destiny
Except one thing:
My imminent Perfection-dawn.

286. Announce, pronounce, renounce

Announce!
Announce your pride.
You will feel miserable.

Pronounce!
Pronounce God's name.
You will be happy.

Renounce!
Renounce ignorance.
You will be fulfilled.

287. The apparent and the real

The Apparent feels that
It is self-sufficient.
Lo, our ignorance is self-sufficient.

The Real knows that
It is God-sufficient.
Lo, our love of God is God-sufficient.

288. Three most significant things

Just go to sleep
And don't complain.
God will think of you.

Just go to sleep
And don't complain.
God will meditate on you.

Just go to sleep
And don't complain.
God will do everything for you.

He has already done
Three most
Significant things for you:
He calls you "son".
He has given you
The message of Liberation.
He has given you the key
To unlock the Palace of Perfection.

289. Some inside information

True, I could not get into
God's Palace;
But I have got
Some inside information.

God will retire soon.
He has already chosen
His successor.
Do you want to know who he is?

He is your bosom friend.
I mean the first personal pronoun.
That means I,
And none else.

290. Will you talk?

Master, will you talk?
"Certainly I shall.
I shall talk on
God's Perfection-sky."

Son, will you talk?
"Certainly I shall.
I shall talk on
Your Compassion-sea."

291. The evening alcoholics

The morning hippies prayed to God
For purity's flood.
God found it difficult
To believe His ears.

The noon drug-addicts prayed to God
For the heights of Delight.
God found it difficult
To believe His eyes.

The evening alcoholics prayed to God
For the life of Transformation-light.
God found that impossibility's
Measureless capacities
Had surrendered
To a facile God-possibility.

292. The door

I saw the Door.
Therefore
God loved me.

I am at the Door.
Therefore
God embraces me.

I shall be the Door.
Therefore
God and I shall claim
Each other
As our very own.

293. Let my fanciful mind roam

Let my fanciful mind roam.
I shall stay with You, my Lord.

Let my fanciful mind roam.
I shall love You only, my Lord.

Let my fanciful mind roam.
I shall offer You my heart, my all.

294. His God, your God

Can a scientist believe in God?
Yes, he can and he does.
His God is Matter.
His God is Matter.

Can a seeker believe in God?
Yes, you can and you do.
Your God is Spirit.
Your God is Spirit.

His God spreads before He flies.
Your God flies before He spreads.

295. My body hates to be filmed

My vital films
My mind's insincerity.

My mind films
My vital's vanity.

My heart films
My soul's beauty.

My soul films
My heart's purity.

My body hates
To be filmed.
Therefore nobody
Dares to film my body.

296. Better wait!

Better wait!
God may come down.

Better wait!
God may ask you your name and address.

Better wait!
God may give you another chance to equal Him.

Better wait!
Don't hurry.
He who hurries
Buries his soul in a goalless shore.

297. Two guests

God is an uninvited guest;
Yet
He always comes.

Immortality is always an invited guest;
Yet
She never comes.

Our heart-flower loves the uninvited guest.
Our soul-bud loves the invited guest.

298. I shall be with God

Let my world sink.
I shall think of God.

Let my world die.
I shall fly with God.

Let my world achieve.
I shall stay with God.

Let my world become.
I shall be with God.

299. No point in resisting

No point in resisting.
God is bound to come in.

No point in insisting.
Your pride will leave you someday
Without fail.

No point in doubting.
God is unmistakably yours.
Yours is the birthright,
Perfection-light.

300. He who woke up

He who woke up
Saw the blue face of God.

He who saw the blue face of God
Became the gold heart of God.

He who became the gold heart of God
Is Eternity's cry and Infinity's smile.