Beauty, Living life

Flirtation with surrender

I have been making my way through this tome for some time and whenever my mood takes me, I'll open "The Essential Rumi" to a page where my spirit lands, and there I read.  A very good friend gave me this book of poem, which I'd wanted for a very long time. This translation of… Continue reading Flirtation with surrender

Beauty, Being alive, Poetry

The Guest House

The Guest House This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they are a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of its furniture, still, treat each guest… Continue reading The Guest House

Beauty, Being alive, In relationship, Passion, Quotes

Rumi on Valentine’s Day

Rumi on love, life and living: In your light I learn how to love In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest, where no ones sees you, but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art. ~~~~~~~~~~ When I am with you, we stay up all night. When you're not… Continue reading Rumi on Valentine’s Day