Our earthly wants never shrink, never.
They enormously swell
And endlessly multiply.
Our heavenly needs shrink
They become smaller than a tiny ant,
Vaster than the vastest ocean-
To fulfil God’s Will.
Excerpt from ‘The Wings of Light Part 1‘ by Sri Chinmoy
Copyright © Sri Chinmoy 1975
(Library of Sri Chinmoy Poetry) (Selected Poetry) (Aphorisms)