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

21 September

If you anticipate misfortune,
Misfortune will knock
At your life-door
Sooner than at once.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 27, Agni Press, 2002

20 September

There is only one medicine
To get rid of anger-attack:
Forgive immediately
And forget deliberately.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 16, Agni Press, 1999

16 September

Do you see something
Deep inside yourself?
It is the epitome of a new gospel:
Your heart’s selfless love.

Sri Chinmoy, Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, part 75, Agni Press, 1983

15 September

Mere acceptance of the spiritual life
Is not enough.
You must avail yourself
Of each golden opportunity,
And throw your heart and soul
Into your progress-life.

Sri Chinmoy, Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, part 75, Agni Press, 1983

14 September

We must appreciate
The pain of life,
For it is from the pain of life
That we value
The sweetness of life.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 49, Agni Press, 2008

13 September

Those who run after happiness
Will never be happy.
Happiness is something
That has to come to the fore
From within.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 41, Agni Press, 2004

11 September

If you do the right thing,
Even if you become the target
Of wild criticism,
Your inner happiness
Will eventually prove to you
That God has always
Been pleased with you.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 47, Agni Press, 1984

9 September

Never worry about things
That you are unable to change.
Change your own way
Of looking at truth.
Look from a higher
And more encompassing
Life-tree branch.

Sri Chinmoy, Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, part 164, Agni Press, 1991

8 September

“Human love eventually becomes painful.
Divine love always remains blissful.”

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 47, Agni Press, 2007

1 September

Be brave!
You must fearlessly face
All the problems
That are attacking you.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 47, Agni Press, 2007

31 August

“To choose the Truth is to gain God. To gain God is to conquer death’s pride and Immortality’s Smile.”

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

30 August

Where is Heaven?
Heaven is not high above;
Heaven is inside
My God-loving heart-home.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 47, Agni Press, 2007

29 August

My heart and I
Are determined
To break open
The negativity-prison.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 47, Agni Press, 2007

28 August

You will be an excellent player
In God’s Cosmic Play
If you do not blame or criticise
Anybody.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 47, Agni Press, 2007

27 August

The greatest joy
Is in self-conquest,
And the self-conquering power
Is deep inside
Every human being.

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 47, Agni Press, 2007

26 August

If you do not have control
Over your own emotions,
How will you ever get a promotion
In your inner life?

Sri Chinmoy, Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, part 47, Agni Press, 2007