For nothing can pierce through
The solid wall of cheerfulness.
To make the fastest progress,
Be an absolute cheerful
And take both victory and failure
As parallel experience – rivers
Leading to the sea
Of progress – delight.
Your defeats on life’s battlefield
Will soon be ending,
Because your mind is no longer indifferent
To your heart’s spontaneous enthusiasm.
Daring enthusiasm and abiding cheefulness
Can ac.comp/lish everything on earth
From ‘Wings of Joy’ by Sri Chinmoy
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