Erle Frayne Argonza / Ra
When the sun shines up yonder
Smiling, greeting smilingly
When birds chirp ceaselessly
Singing, singing soothingly
When ants traverse infinite treks
Working, laboring joyously
When feathery clouds hover above
Hand-waving, gleefully hand-waving
When the cool breeze fills up spaces
Come has the moment of meditation fulfilled
A blessing for the self
When morning’s truly a generous friend
Like a zillion angels, benign provider
[Writ. 24 May 91, Cubao, Quezon City, M.Manila]
What better mood to start the day than to commence it with joyfulness and cheerfulness. Unless that you’re suffering from mood disorder, or neurosis, or personality disorder, you cannot relate to what I’m genuflecting on: a meditative morning full of joy.
Seekers whom I handle I normally ask: had you ever consulted a clinical psychologist in your life? I am highly observant of human behavior, since behavioral or human science is my professional enterprise. I can easily spot disorder defects in people, and I strongly urge seekers I mentor to consult clinical psychologists to know their strengths and weaknesses.
Being a yogi, I do possess the tools that can aid in taking down stress and depressions, thus stabilizing one’s disordered states. But I am no diagnostician of psychological disorders, and clinical psychologists do possess tools that can address disorders of moderate types (psychiatrists address those of the severe types). Combining a clinician’s and a yogi’s tools will work very potently for a seeker, rest assured.
That done, than your every day cycle of living will be one of sustained joy, bliss, cheers. That will be from morning till resting at night. In case stress comes in the day that could disturb your inner peace, then meditate and detoxify yourself, and you’d rest at night with contentment. Tomorrow upon waking up you’d feel joyful again, facing a morning as “truly a generous friend / Like a zillion angels, benign provider.”