I come to you without me, come to me without you. Self is the thorn in the sole of the soul. Merge with others, If you stay in self, you are a grain, you are a drop, If you merge with others, you are an ocean, you are a mine. ~ Rumi
“The truth was a mirror in the hands of God. It fell, and broke into pieces. Everybody took a piece of it, and they looked at it, and thought they had the truth.” Rumi
“Wake up lovers, it is time to start the journey! We have seen enough of this world, it is time to see another. These two gardens may be beautiful but let us pass beyond them and go to the Gardener. Let us kiss the ground and flow like a river towards the ocean. Let us…
“Another Unity” Spring overall. But inside us there’s another unity. Behind each eye here, one glowing weather. Every forest branch moves differently in the breeze, but as they sway they connect at the roots. ~ Rumi
“Be Light” “Be light!” As minerals in the ground rise inside trees and become tree, as plant faces an animal and enters the animal, so a human can put down the heavy body baggage and be light. by Rumi
“My heart” My heart, sit only with those who know and understand you. Sit only under a tree that is full of blossoms. In the bazaar of herbs and potions don’t wander aimlessly, find the shop with a potion that is sweet. If you don’t have a measure people will rob you in no time….
Out beyond ideas of wrong-doing and right-doing, there is a field. I’ll meet you there. When the soul lies down in that grass, the world is too full to talk about. Ideas, language, even the phrase ‘each other’ doesn’t make any sense. Rumi
What in your life is calling you? When all the noise is silenced, the meetings adjourned, the lists laid aside, and the wild iris blooms by itself in the dark forest, what still pulls on your soul? —Rumi
“Inner Wakefulness” This place is a dream only a sleeper considers it real then death comes like dawn and you wake up laughing at what you thought was your grief A man goes to sleep in the town where he has always lived and he dreams he’s living in another town in the dream he…
Be with those who help your being.
Don’t sit with indifferent people, whose breath
comes cold out of their mouths.
“I smile like a flower not only with my lips” I smile like a flower not only with my lips but with my whole being for I am alone with the King and have lost myself in him. At dawn your flame seized my heart but left behind my body. I will shout and…
“Look at love” Look at love how it tangles with the one fallen in love look at spirit how it fuses with earth giving it new life why are you so busy with this or that or good or bad pay attention to how things blend why talk about all the known and the unknown…