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8 October

Cheerfulness we badly need
When we embark on
Life’s inner journey.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 32, Agni Press, 2003

7 October

My Lord, what can I do
To thank You?
“My child, to thank Me
Just smile and smile.”

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 32, Agni Press, 2003

6 October

Be an artist of the soul.
Then every day
You will be able to paint
A positive picture
Of your desire-freed life.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 51, Agni Press, 1984

5 October

If you pray soulfully,
You will not be able
To expect the worst.
You can and you will
Only hope for the best.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 51, Agni Press, 1984

4 October

If you give from your heart,
Then your offering will be
Not only unimaginable
But also indisputable.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 51, Agni Press, 1984

3 October

Do not foresee
A frightening future.
Believe only
In an ever-enlightening present.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 51, Agni Press, 1984

2 October

Our oldest friend,
Love,
Tells us and shows us
That it can be our eternal friend.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 51, Agni Press, 1984

1 October

Do not forget
That God does not cherish
Your inferiority feelings,
Just as He does not cherish
The superiority feelings of others.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 51, Agni Press, 1984

30 September

“Silence is the fulness of my thought. Silence is the light of my inner understanding. Silence is the voice of my soul. In my silence is the Breath of my Reality’s Life.”

Sri Chinmoy, Meditations: food for the soul, Agni Press, 1970

29 September

“I have three things to offer to my God: fear, doubt and ignorance. God has three things to give me: Power to replace my fear. Light to replace my doubt. His oneness with me to replace my ignorance.”

Sri Chinmoy, Meditations: food for the soul, Agni Press, 1970

28 September

“I take the greatest lesson from compassion — it takes away all the conceit out of my life.”

Sri Chinmoy, Meditations: food for the soul, Agni Press, 1970

27 September

“Because I love mankind, God loves me. Because I love God, Truth loves me. Because I love Truth, I really and truly love myself.”

Sri Chinmoy, Meditations: food for the soul, Agni Press, 1970

26 September

“Do you know the secret of my spiritual success? I have freed myself from the past. I live in constant, unending newness of life. To me, God is my immortalising Freedom. To God, I am His devoted assurance.”

Sri Chinmoy, Meditations: food for the soul, Agni Press, 1970

25 September

Is the world so unbearable?
No!
What we need is only
A little more love
For the world.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 5, Agni Press, 1998

24 September

All evil thoughts unmistakably,
Unceremoniously, plus unavoidably
Come back to the ill-fated sender.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 134, Agni Press, 1990