"A DUMB EXPERIMENT Break open your personal self to taste the story of the nutmeat soul. These voices come from that rattling against the outer shell. The nut and the oil inside have voices that can only be heard with another kind of listening. If it weren’t for the sweetness of the nut, the inner … Continue reading Too long we’ve been saying poetry, talking discourses, explaining the mystery outloud
Lovers know that the moon needs time to become full. ~ Rumi
"The rest of this must be said in silence because of the enormous difference between light and words that try to say light." Rumi
"No better love than love with no object, no more satisfying work than work with no purpose. If you could give up tricks and cleverness, that would be the cleverest trick!" The Essential Rumi - Reissue: New Expanded Edition, Coleman Barks
"A friend remarks to the Prophet, “Why is it I get screwed in business deals? It’s like a spell. I become distracted by business talk and make wrong decisions.” Muhammad replies, “Stipulate with every transaction that you need three days to make sure.” Deliberation is one of the qualities of God. Throw a dog a … Continue reading Deliberation by Rumi
"... as though your chest were filling with light, as when God said, Did We not expand you? Don’t look for it outside yourself. You are the source of milk. Don’t milk others! There is a milk fountain inside you. Don’t walk around with an empty bucket. You have a channel into the ocean, and … Continue reading Meditate only on THAT
"I tell only one one-thousandth of what I see, Because there is so much doubt everywhere." Rumi https://youtu.be/pL9DXtWix1g
I have found the heart - H.Artmann & A.Garden My reading of Rumi's poem "I have found the heart" embraced in a song by most talented singer and songwriter H.Artmann .