My faith and my fear
Are at war.

My faith and my doubt
Are at war.

My faith and my insecurity
Are at war.

What is fear?
Self-torture.

What is doubt?
Self-mortification.

What is insecurity?
Self-annihilation.

Excerpt from ‘The Wings of Light Part 1‘ by  Sri Chinmoy

Copyright © Sri Chinmoy 1975

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