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Sweet Resolutions. Tuesday's Inspirations 4. A Loving Offering to Ryan Jarvis Cornelius

Manatita is an esteemed author living in London, UK. He writes spiritual books, flash fiction and esoteric poetry, his favourite genre.

Wisdom from the Master

"A new year means

The blissful descent

Of a new Consciousnes." -Sri Chinmoy

"The New Year — what can it teach us? It can teach us the secret of spiritual self-reliance. It can teach us how we ourselves can be our Masters and Saviours.

From the New Year we can learn that God is God only when God is OUR God and not MY God. From the New Year we can learn that Truth is Truth only when Truth is OUR Truth and not MY Truth." -Sri Chinmoy


We are all special here; all lanterns of the One,

Who has fashioned us in Its unique image.

You and I have our own destiny, yet we

Affect the cosmos, by the vibrations that we

Offer to the world. What is my legacy?

I am the servant of the servant of Love.

She has caught me in Her blazing flames,

Moulded me into the radiance of the sun;

My tears are ablaze with the agony of longing.

O Lantern, should I try to help those in need?

Help? Who’s helping whom?

I am a spark of Light who sees only

The myriad lamps of this greater Mystery.

The moon has held me on her lap;

Licked the toxins of my burning wounds;

Kissed my scars until my impediments,

Were cast asunder to the winds.

Can Love help the very Essence that made It merciful?

Come! O Emissary of the Nameless;

Great spark of the Traceless,

Burn my Heart with the balm of Emptiness,

Replacing all, with the effulgent beacon of Thy rays.

Sweet resolutions, I wish to dine in thy banquet,

Sailing on a river of perennial Joy,

Cascading sweetness to the stones of earth;

Removing all obstacles in this field of struggle.

Why can’t this beautiful Isle be a realm of rhapsody?

Sweet resolutions, let me live this day –

A child on the bosom of its mom,

Crying Ma! Ma! With the greatest affection,

Gleefully and innocently prancing with Delight.

-Manatita, 1st January, 2018


Wisdom from the Master

"...On the eve of the New Year, a new consciousness dawns on earth. God once again inspires each human being, each creature, with new hope, new light, new peace and new joy...

God always wants us to move ahead; He does not want us to look back. We know that while a runner is running fast, if he looks back, he will stumble. Similarly, if we are constantly looking behind at the year that we are leaving aside, we will think of our sorrow, misery, frustration, failure and so forth. But if we look forward, we will see hope dawning deep within us." -Sri Chinmoy

My New York, an inspirational piece from the writings of Sri Chinmoy

Resolutions time?

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