To Make Yourself Happy

To make yourself happy,

Be what you have:

Aspiration-flame.

To make God happy,

Be what you are:

Dedication-lamp.

To make both yourself and God happy,

Become what you have to become:

Illumination-sun.

- Sri Chinmoy

Excerpt from: Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, Part 5 by Sri Chinmoy, Copyright (c) 1900 by Sri Chinmoy – All rights reserved