36. Our earthly wants and our Heavenly needs

Our earthly wants never shrink, never.
They enormously swell
And endlessly multiply.

Our Heavenly needs shrink
And shrink
And shrink.
They become smaller than a tiny ant,
Vaster than the vastest ocean —
To fulfil God’s Will.

Sri Chinmoy, The Wings of Light, part 1.First published by Agni Press in 1974.

This is the 77th book that Sri Chinmoy has written since he came to the West, in 1964.


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