My Body

<br />
O my body, you are a gift of the Supreme. <br />
Potentiality inexhaustible you
have, deep within you.<br />
To misunderstand you means to misunderstand <br />the chosen
instrument of God.<br /><br />
You want not, you must not, you cannot conquer<br /> the length and breadth of
the world<br /> with your physical strength.
<br />Offer your growing heart
<br />to the hearts far and near. <br />
Offer your glowing soul <br />
to the souls around, below, above.
Then alone you become the conqueror <br />
and possessor of God?s entire universe.<br />
O my body, invoke your soul always <br />
for you to lead. Invoke! <br />
Never shall the monotony of the <br />
uneventful life plague you. <br />
With lightning speed yours shall
be the ceaseless march . . . upward <br />
to the Highest, inward to the Inmost,
forward to the Farthest.<br />
Sing, sing the song of Bliss in Immortality! <br />
Breathe, breathe in the breath
of Consciousness in Immortality! <br />
Live, live the life of Existence in Immortality!<br />
Death? Die you must not. <br />
For your death will be a great loss to humanity
and by far a greater loss to Divinity. <br />
Fight, O my body, fight with ignorance
to the bitterest end. <br />
Never allow ignorance to envelop you, your outer cloak.
Your tearing efforts shall be crowned with success.<br />
O body of mine, fare you well for eternity. <br />
May each earthly year of yours
have a trillion fulfilling years.<br />
God the Eternal Dreamer is dreaming<br />
through you, with you.<br />
God the Eternal Reality is living<br />
for you, with you and in you.