Leave yourself to the unknown

A Cup of Tea

A Cup of Tea (107)



What is sought totally is always attained.
Thoughts, when concentrated,
become things.
As the river finds the ocean,
thirsty souls find the temple of God.

But the thirst must be intense
and the work tireless
and the waiting without end
and the calling with the whole heart,
and all this thirst, work, waiting, calling –
are contained in one small word
and that word is prayer.

But praying cannot be performed,
it is not an act,
you can only be in it.
It is a feeling,
it is the soul,
it is a surrender of oneself
without words or demands.

Leave yourself to the unknown
and accept whatever comes.
Whatever God makes of you – accept it,
and if he breaks you accept that too.

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