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How often when we are lost
or in pain, we cry out to God—

even if we don’t believe in the one who is
both father & mother—

And how often we are met with a wall of silence,
and wrongly assume, that is no answer.

So we believe God must not exist. 
Perhaps what we miss is how God

says, listen:
the answer

you so desperately seek
awaits, just there—in the silence.

—David Holper


Darshan-abhilashi: (Hindi) Someone who desires (abilasha) to get a meeting (darshan) with someone else. Mostly used in the context of devotees wanting to have a glance of their God. Or for people desiring an audience with the king.