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Twenty Small Graves

A translation of verse by Rumi into English by Coleman Barks.

This is one of my favorites because I just connect with it so well. I’ll always remember the first time I read it. 285 more words

God

A lover asked his beloved,
Do you love yourself more than you love me?
Beloved replied, I have died to myself and I live for you.

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Life

A peaceful Eid to everyone

Today I feel a bit tense, as if something comes up. Now and then I read the poems of Rumi, and most of the time I feel at ease. 249 more words

Thoughts

Light upon Light

“So represent your needs constantly, and never be without remembrance of Him. For the remembrance of Him is strength and feathers and wings to the bird of the spirit. 46 more words

Whirling Dervishes Australia

The Universe Inside of You

Do you know what you are? You are a manuscript of a divine letter. You are a mirror reflecting a noble face. This universe is not outside of you. 14 more words

Inspiration

Why Hula Hooping is good for the SOUL

I suck at loss.

Some people are all gracious with wise words and delicate tears.

I’m not that person.

Instead, I cry at inappropriate moments and when someone asks what’s wrong -I can’t find the words. 405 more words

Talk to your headpiece

Solomon was busy judging others,
when it was his personal thoughts
that were disrupting the community.

His crown slid crooked on his head.
He put it straight, but the crown went… 127 more words

Transformation, Inspiration