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Open Hearts, Thinking Minds, Whole Souls

Since the inauguration of a new U.S. president, there has been an upsurge in portrayals of religious bigotry, and the normalisation of hatred based on religion. 639 more words


Rumi – “When someone beats a rug, the blows are not against the rug, but against the dust in it.”

when life’s tough times knock you down to the dust, 49 more words

Poetry & Quotes

There's the rub

Says Rumi:
your mirror won’t get polished
if you’re irritated by every rub’.
But, you know:
its no fun rubbing yourself
swollen with love for your mirror image.

Rumi Legacy VI

“Don’t grieve. Everything you lose comes round in another form.”

غم نہ کرو۔ ہر کھوئی چیز کسی دوسری شکل میں واپس آ جاتی ہے۔

میری نانی کہا کرتی ہیں فکر نہ کریا کر کڑیے، جو ہوتا ہے اچھے کے لیے ہوتا ہے۔اور وہ واقعی سچ کہتی تھیں جس چیز کے بارے میں بھی مثبت سوچنا شروع کر دیں وہ واقعی مثبت نتیجے دکھانا شروع کر دیتی ہے۔آزما کر دیکھ لیں۔ 224 more words

On Surviving Aeroplane Turbulence, Junaid Jamshed and Rumi

The statistical probability of a plane crashing is one in a few million. But it’s funny how a little bit of aeroplane turbulence can quickly turn the feeling of elation you get when you’re flying, into one of panic. 1,211 more words


78. Inspired up to the Eyeballs

Fancy that. No blogs for months then two come along at once, just like buses. The lovely – and no doubt totally self-indulgent – thing about keeping the blog going is that I can write about absolutely anything that crops up. 818 more words