I came across this poem in an astrology book by James Braha (fantastic writings — check out his books online!).
I have many favorite lines from this poem. Two of my favorite lines can be inferred from this accompanying image.
[© Anna Ignatieva – Demon and Angel, 2005]
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A Poem by Babaji, A Himalayan Saint
Love and serve all mankind. Assist everyone.
Be cheerful, be courteous.
Be a dynamo of irrepressible happiness.
See God and good in every face.
There is no saint without a past.
There is no sinner without a future.
Praise every soul.
If you cannot praise someone, let them pass out of your life.
Be original, be inventive.
Dare, dare, and then dare more.
Do not imitate. Stand on your own ground.
Do not lean on the borrowed staff of others.
Think your own thoughts. Be yourself.
All perfection and all virtues of the Deity are hidden inside you — reveal them.
The savior also is already within you – reveal Him.
Let his grace emancipate you. Let your life be that of a rose.
Through silence it speaks in the language of fragrance.
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