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Home > Books > Whispers from Eternity > 164. Slip Thy Dewdrop in Thy Pool, Not to Lose Itself, But to Enlarge Itself
164. Slip Thy Dewdrop in Thy Pool, Not to Lose Itself, But to Enlarge Itself
Teach me to be like Thy love-enchanted dewdrop, sliding over the lotus-leaf of seductive sense-lures to Thy glistening waters of wisdom. I am Thine immortal dewdrop, playing o’er the leaf of present-past-future.
I oiled the track of my mind with wise restraint, so that the thirsty pores of temptation might not drink my strength.
I am Thy prodigal dewdrop quivering on the hollow, trembling leaf of life and death, which floats in Thy shoreless sea. I am Thy truant dewdrop, homeward bound at last.
After this dance of rhythm, after the rising footsteps of birth, and the falling footsteps of the symphony of death, I will slide into Thy sea.
I do not want to lose myself — only Thy tiny dewdrop craves, by Thy contact, to be a larger dewdrop of eternity.
I will be a rainbow-hued, omnipresent dewdrop, imbibed by all God-thirsty lips.
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