THE SUPREME WORKING
It is a tremendous work that is being done in you, the alteration of your whole human nature, the crowding of centuries of evolution into a few years. You ought not to grudge the time. There are other paths that offer more immediate results or at any rate, by offering you some definite method you can work at yourself, give your ego the satisfaction of feeling that you are doing something, so many more pranayamas today, so much longer a time for the asana, so much more repetitions of the japa, so much done, so much definite progress marked. But once you have chosen this path, you must cleave to it. Those are human methods, not the way the Infinite Power works, which moves silently, sometimes imperceptibly to its goal. The most strenuous meditation, the most ecstatic Bhakti, (devotion) the most self-denying action, mighty as they are and efficacious, are comparatively weak in their results when set beside this supreme working. For those are all limited to a certain extent by our capacity, but this is illimitable in potency because it is God's capacity. It is only limited by his will which knows what is best for the world and for each of us in the world and apart from it.
Men shall be lit with the Eternal's ray
And the glory of my sun-lift in their thoughts
And feel in their hearts the sweetness of my love
And in their acts my Power's miraculous drive.
My will shall be the meaning of their days;
Living for me, by me, in me they shall live.