You Will Appreciate

You will appreciate

Your aspiration-life

Only after you are strangled

By the ceaseless and ruthless desire-life.

Indeed, this is humanity’s deplorable

But unfortunately common experience.

- Sri Chinmoy

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