What A Downfall!

There was a time

When I prayed to God

For Eternity’s sunrise.

Now I am praying to God

Only for a fleeting flame.

Alas, alas,

What a downfall!

– Sri Chinmoy

Excerpt from: Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, Part 3 by Sri Chinmoy, Copyright (c) 1900 by Sri Chinmoy – All rights reserved