Tirukkural 1: The Praise of God

As the letter A is the first of all letters, so the eternal God is first in the world

Image of Satguru Sivaya Subramuniyaswami
If you are having a difficult day, tell yourself, "I'm working with my subconscious mind. Admittedly, things are not working out very well for me today, but I think I will have it all adjusted by evening."
—Gurudeva