My Lord does not believe
In my very clever mind-flattery.
He believes only
In my life’s world-service-tree.
This prayer and others in this series are offered by Sri Chinmoy at the conclusion of the weekly Saturday morning ‘Runners are Smilers’ two-mile races held in New York. In 2002 Sri Chinmoy renamed them ‘Self-Transcendence Races’. They arre later published in My Race-Prayers.