442. Successful and happy was I

Successful was I
    When I did business
With God and God alone.

I gave Him my centuries’ possession:
He gave me His Eternity’s possession:

Happy was I
    When the all-forgiving Compassion
Of the Lord Supreme
    Married the extremities of my ceaseless pride.
Sri Chinmoy, The Wings of Light, part 9, Aum Press, Puerto Rico, 1974