Cancer in the old scheme of things was a doubtful symbol for ordinary life, but for spiritual life it brings us precious gifts. It gives the sincere seeker
on his difficult way, and the necessary
the ripening, the crowning, the flowering of inner experience, provided we hold on with persistence and
Sincerity comes from the Latin, sine cera, ‘without wax’, and was used to describe a marble statue without a crack (covered by wax). It is not easy to be sincere, to be of a single piece from top to bottom througout all the layers of consciousness.
- Ask not the imperfect fruit, the partial prize.
- Only one boon, to greaten thy spirit, demand
- Savitri, p.341, “The Vision and the Boon”