5 Keys to Healing Family Relationships

Could you use more harmony in your relationships? Listen to this teleclass with Nura Laird, M.Ed., Dean of USHS Department of Spiritual Peacemaking and learn 5 Keys to Healing Family Relationships. If any of the following apply to you or to clients you are wanting to support, you will want to listen to this recording: [Read More…]

Hello Rumi Tuesday! The Inspiration You Seek…

The inspiration you seek is already within you. Be silent and listen. -Jalal id-Din Rumi. What do you hear when you sit in silence? Your head or your heart? How can you quiet the voices in your head to discover the inspiration within you? How do you know when you’ve found the inspiration? [Read more…]

Heartfulness: The Key to Health & Spiritual Well-Being

The keys to health and spiritual well-being can be found in the heart. In this recording, Dr. John Wadude Laird, MD, discusses the following: Signs that hearts are constricted and blocked, on personal and societal levels. Understanding what is meant when the Sufi refer to “the heart.” The divine treasure buried within the heart. How the heart gets veiled. Freeing the heart and opening to complete healing. [Read more…]

Hello Rumi Tuesday! Is your life turning upside down?

Hello Rumi Tuesday! Is your life turning upside down? Try not to resist the changes that come your way. Instead let life live through you. And do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know the side you are used to is better than the one to come? -Rumi [Read more…]

Hello Rumi Tuesday! This place is a dream…

“This place is a dream.” What if everything you know to be real is just a dream? What will happen when you wake up? And while you are dreaming, what will you dare to dream into this reality? Kindness? Compassion? Adventure? What gives this life meaning, sets your heart free and allows your soul to soar? [Read more…]

Hello Rumi Tuesday! To fly toward a secret sky…

Hello Rumi Tuesday! “This is love: to fly toward a secret sky, to cause a hundred veils to fall each moment. First to let go of life. Finally to take a step without feet.” by Jalal id-din Rumi. When you look toward love, what do you see? Can you see love without its veils? Can you release the veils and fly straight away to the Secret sky? [Read more…]

Hello Rumi Tuesday! If the World Becomes a Wave-Tossed Sea…

Hello Rumi Tuesday! “If the world becomes a wave-tossed sea, I’ll go straight to that darling pearl…” by Jalal al-Din Rumi, translated by Iraj Anvar and Anne Twitty. Is your world a wave-tossed sea? What might that be telling you? How might you find that darling pearl? What might you find within your own shell? [Read more…]

Hello Rumi Tuesday! Inside Your Face…

Hello Rumi Tuesday! Can you see yourself, the mirror of your existence, within this poetry from our beloved Rumi? “Inside your face the ancient manuscripts seem like rusty mirrors. You breathe; new shapes appear, and the music of a Desire as widespread as Spring begins to move like a great wagon. Drive slowly. Some of us walking alongside are lame.” [Read more…]

Hello Rumi Tuesday! Inside the Majesty

Hello Rumi Tuesday! “The inner secret, that which was never born, you are that freshness, and I am with you now. I can’t explain the goings, or the comings. You enter suddenly, and I am nowhere again. Inside the majesty.” by Jalal id-din Rumi [Read more…]

Hello Rumi Tuesday! Love so needs to love…

Hello Rumi Tuesday! “Love so needs to love that it will endure almost anything, even abuse, just to flicker for a moment.” by Jalaluddin Rumi. Life’s challenges can dampen the flame of light in the heart, yet love still yearns for itself. The more love gets constricted inside, the louder it cries out. But the flame never goes out. It just waits for the oil lamp to pour its oil and enliven the eternal flame once again. [Read more…]