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Ruminations: No 1

I am come

To burn my thorns

To open my heart

To feel the precious

Acts of kindness

Extended in the hands of others.


I am come… 100 more words


Ode to Friday

“There is some kiss we want
with our whole lives,
the touch of spirit on the body.

Seawater begs the pearl to break its shell. 51 more words


I am learning to welcome uncertainty and confusion. I am slowly learning to accept that emotional ups and downs are a price to pay for simply being alive. 137 more words

I used to want buyers for my words

A handful of people are known ‘Sufis‘ – mystics who rather prefer to live in seclusion.

A small percentage of Sufis become revered Sufi saints. 328 more words


The Only Expectation

Today I had an expectation for how a really vulnerable, sensitive situation was going to play out. I had made plans to confront someone who had hurt me. 665 more words

Rumi's Pakhala Extravaganza

Pakhala (Water Rice)


Well cooked rice, Mustard oil, Raw mango (green), Ginger (sliced), Mustard seeds, Chopped chilli pieces, Curry leaves, Coriander leaves, Curd

How to make: 228 more words

Khanti Suada

The Messenger's Gift

Another great talk by Robert Abdul Hayy Darr in which he explores how training a parrot to speak using a mirror becomes, in Rumi’s hands, a metaphor for how revelation is transmitted to humankind. 21 more words