Fully grasped and lived, Rumi’s words would change our world.
When love beckons to you, follow him, Though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings enfold you yield to him, Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you.
All day long a little burro labors, sometimes with heavy loads on her back and sometimes just with worries about things that bother only burros.
Hafiz, a 14th century Persian mystic, became one of my favorite poets immediately upon hearing “Absolutely Clear.”