How to handle the crowds?
Just shout at the top of your voice.
How to handle evil thoughts?
Just frown at them.
How to handle venom-doubts?
Just don’t eat them.
How to handle the painful past?
Just think of your silver present
Imagine your golden future.
Excerpt from ‘Dance of Life Part 5’ by Sri Chinmoy
Copyright © Sri Chinmoy 1975
(Library of Sri Chinmoy Poetry) (Selected Poems) (Aphorisms)