Our earthly wants never shrink, never.
They enormously swell
And endlessly multiply.

Our heavenly needs shrink
And shrink
And 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

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