Poems About Overcoming
Short poems about overcoming obstacles and difficulties
Hope abides; therefore I abide.
Countless frustrations have not cowed me.
I am still alive, vibrant with life.
The black cloud will disappear,
The morning sun will appear once again
In all its supernal glory.
- Sri Chinmoy (1)
If it is love unconditional,
Then it can overcome
Sri Chinmoy (2)
You must overcome
All your difficulties,
Not try to escape from them,
For there is no such thing
Sri Chinmoy (3)
A failure is not destruction.
A failure is a challenge
To overcome and go forward.
Sri Chinmoy (4)
We can overcome fear
Only when we sincerely feel
That fear is something
Worse than useless.
Sri Chinmoy (5)
Poems Overcoming Sorrow
If you have a sorrowful experience
In your inner life,
Disappointment must not break your heart.
For you have deep within you
The wisdom to transform
This sorrowful and painful experience
Into a joyful and fruitful realisation.
Excerpt from Ten Thousand Flower-Flames, Part 76 by Sri Chinmoy
(1) The Wings of Joy by Sri Chinmoy
(2) Excerpt from Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, Part 17 by Sri Chinmoy
(3) Excerpt from Twenty-Seven Thousand Aspiration-Plants, Part 202 by Sri Chinmoy
(4) Excerpt from Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, Part 10 by Sri Chinmoy
(5) Excerpt from Seventy-Seven Thousand Service-Trees, Part 14 by Sri Chinmoy
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