April 11, 2017

Love Dogs, by Jelaluddin Rumi. Do you know the sound of the loyal devotee who yearns to return to serve its master? This is the yearning of every human heart. The heart always know its truth, and it knows its way home. Allow your heart to cry out for the Beloved... Read more

April 4, 2017

Hello Rumi Tuesday! Heart is where the home is. "One who thought the heart belonged in the chest took three or four steps and thought he’d reached home. Prayer rug and beads, abstinence and ritual are a step on the path. He thought they were the goal." by Jalal al-Din Rumi, translated by Iraj Anvar & Anne Twitty. Read more

March 28, 2017

Hello Rumi Tuesday! "Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder." Jelaluddin Rumi. What does it mean to raise your words without raising your voice? Read more

March 21, 2017

Hello Rumi Tuesday. "What you seek is seeking you" by Jelaluddin Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks. Do you know what you are looking for? Are you looking for love in all the wrong places? Know that there is only One, and the truth of the Real surpasses anything found with the human eye. Seek with the eye of the heart to find your way. Read more

March 14, 2017

Hello Rumi Tuesday! Sunlight fell upon the wall; the wall received a borrowed splendor. Why set your heart on a piece of earth, O simple one? Seek out the source which shines forever. by Jelaluddin Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks. Everything in the physical world reflects the light of The One. Why do we stop short of reaching the Source? Read more

March 7, 2017

Hello Rumi Tuesday! Rumi has a special guest today, Sidi Shaykh Muhammad al-Jamal, Guide of the Shadhiliyya Sufi Order and The University of Spiritual Healing & Sufism, and Head of the Higher Sufi Council in Jerusalem. Sidi shares an exquisite love song for the Beloved to melt all hearts that yearn for the One True Love. Read more

February 28, 2017

Hello Rumi Tuesday? Why do you stay in prison when the door is so wide open? by Jalal id-din Rumi, translation by Coleman Barks. Do you ever feel like you're living in a self-imposed prison? What if you could just step outside of yourself and be free? Read more

February 21, 2017

Hello Rumi Tuesday! From the Beloved Attracts the Lover. We race hotly after the lover, but when the lover comes, we are absent. You’re a lover of God, but He is such that when He comes, there isn’t a drop of you remaining, for with His look, a hundred like you will wither away... Read more

February 14, 2017

Hello Rumi Tuesday! and Happy Valentine's Day! "In your light, I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems..." Every poem of the famous Sufi poet Jalal id-din Rumi was a love letter to God and a testament to the love of loving - that which draws us to seek love in another, the only Real Love which shines through the heart of the one who loves... Read more

February 7, 2017

"Like a reed flute, you are encased by your body, with a restless breathy sound inside. You are a diver; your body is just clothing left at the shore. You are a fish whose way is through water." Let go of your attachment to the body, and travel through the ocean of your heart to reach the truth of your existence within... Read more

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