From Rumi’s “The Night Air”

"What if a man cannot be made to say anything? How do you learn his hidden nature?" "I sit in front of him in silence, and set up a ladder made of patience, and if in his presence a language from beyond joy and beyond grief begins to pour from my chest, I know that … Continue reading From Rumi’s “The Night Air”

Rumi “I have been knocking from inside”

"I have given up work and forsaken my livelihood. Instead I write poetry. My sight, my heart, my love belong to Him. All three words I have woven into one: love." -Jalalu'ddin Rumi There is no other mystical poetry that makes my heart sing brighter and higher than the way Rumi's poetry does. I simply … Continue reading Rumi “I have been knocking from inside”