Just Write It Down
Have you ever noticed how difficult it is to write something when you have not been asked a specific question? It is similar to building something out of thin air where one is very aware of the lack of substance that one is forced to work with.
However, if you pick a topic that you have a feeling for (no matter how slight a feeling for!) just imagine yourself having a chat about it to a friend, and write it down. For instance, just the other day I mentioned something to Alana about selfless service and she responded with an in-depth and lengthy discourse on different types of service, the comparative spiritual impacts and social aspects of service, a discussion of where service becomes selfless and where it does not - touching upon subtle shades of service and inferences herein - and ended with a pithy aphorism! (Just a small note of interest – Alana often uses aphorisms to illustrate things so this was not a surprise.) I was impressed and suggested she write down her views, but she said that she did not know what to say!
A blank piece of paper or a blank screen can be intimidating, but hey! – if you can chat about something, just write it down. It is easier than you think. If it helps, say it first – like you are in a conversation – then write it. The format can come later but first write something – anything – down!
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Sri Chinmoy's students describe their inner and outer experiences.
My inner callingPurnakama Rajna Winnipeg, Canada
Our Guru becomes the perfect discipleDevashishu Torpy London, United Kingdom
In the middle of an ocean of loveBhadra Kleinman New York
A barrage of Candy BulletsJogyata Dallas Auckland, New Zealand
My love of spiritual poetryManatita Hutchinson London, United Kingdom
Check your Front TireArpan De Angelo New York, United States
I was just so transported by the atmospherePulak Viscardi New York, United States
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Soul-Birds take flightJogyata Dallas Auckland, New Zealand
A disciple re-incarnatesJogyata Dallas Auckland, New Zealand
You only have to keep your eyes and ears openGannika Wiesenberger Linz, Austria
“Where there is heart, always there is a way.”Jogyata Dallas Auckland, New Zealand
interviews with Sri Chinmoy's students