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a poem

My lovely, radiant, all-things-wonderful yoga teacher Sonya reads a bit of poetry or prose at the beginning and end of our shavasana. Sometimes I’m already zoned out in my own space by the moment she starts to speak; other times I delve right into those words and they usually end up being something I needed to hear. 206 more words

The Pickaxe by Rumi {Poetry Break}

The Pickaxe ~ by Rumi

Tear down this house.

A hundred thousand new houses can be built from the transparent yellow carnelian buried beneath it, and the only way to get to that is to do the work of demolishing and then digging under the foundations. 194 more words


Rumi: Quotes on Love

  • “She loved him so much she concealed his name in many phrases, the inner meanings known only to her.”
  • “Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes.
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This & That

See my ashen face,

feel my ceaseless pain,

and don’t say anything to God.

See my bleeding heart,

my eyes flowing like a roaring river,

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Is it really that simple?

I was reading a poem by Rumi and he said, “The intellect is luminous and seeks justice so why does the dark ego prevail over it? 215 more words



“Within tears find hidden laughter.  Seek treasures amid ruins, sincere one.”  Rumi

I hate to cry.  No.  I don’t think you understand what I am telling you.  649 more words




“When a true lover appears

calamities blaze up.

I like a heart that can stir the seven seas

fearlessly withstanding the waves.

I like a lover with a fiery heart… 92 more words