Tag Archives: Rumi

All along

Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They’re in each other all along. ~Rumi

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Sunlight

“All religions, all this singing, one song. The differences are just illusion and vanity. Sunlight looks a little different on this wall than it does on that wall and a lot different on this other one, but it is still one light.”  ~Rumi

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Hundreds

Excerpt from A Great Wagon by Rumi: Today, like every other day, we wake up empty and frightened. Don’t open the door to the study and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument. Let the beauty we love be what we do. There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground. • Out …

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The Guest House

The Guest House by Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes As an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they’re a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of its furniture, still …

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Windows

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This Moment

(via Ashram of One)

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Desire

“Be suspicious of what you want.”  ~Rumi “Beware of Maya.”  ~George Harrison

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Like Water

“It’s good to leave each day behind, like flowing water, free of sadness. Yesterday is gone and its tale told. Today new seeds are growing.” -Rumi This  is reposted from Jules of Nature, a site that pairs quotes with original photography.  Be sure to check out his archives, HERE.

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Look

“Do not look back, No one knows how the world ever began. Do not fear the future, Nothing lasts forever. If you dwell on the past or future, You will miss the moment.” ~ Rumi (c. 1250) (via) “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could …

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Seeds

It’s good to leave each day behind, Like flowing water, free of sadness. Yesterday is gone and its tale told. Today new seeds are growing. ~ Rumi (via)

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Simplicity

The Guest House by Rumi This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they’re a crowd of sorrows, who violently sweep your house empty of its furniture, still, treat each …

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Soul

“Wherever you stand, be the soul of that place.”  ~Rumi (via)

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“Do not worry that your life is turning upside down. How do you know that the side you are used to is better than the one to come?”  ~Rumi (via The Middle Pane)

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