Rumi Says

Its good to leave each day behind, like flowing water, free of sadness. Yesterday is gone and its tale told. Today new seeds are growing. And he couldn’t be more right! The past is a done deal, there is no reason to go mad over it. No matter how hard it was, how much it…

Ants

“The sound perception of ants does not include thunder.” Ayn Rand – The Fountainhead Image Source: Google

Spider Web

“A spider reaches the liberty of space by means of its own thread.” Jhumpa Lahari Image Source: Pinterest

My Favorite Rumi Quotes

A collection of my favorite Rumi quotes.I love how inspiring these can be and how they remind you and instill love, hope and faith in your heart. The body is not hidden from the soul, nor isΒ the soul hidden from the body, and yet the soul is not for everyone to see. If in thirst…

Who is at my door?

  He said, “Who is at my door?” I said, “Your humble servant.” He said, “What business do you have?” I said, “To greet you, 0 Lord.” He said, “How long will you journey on?” I said, “Until you stop me.” He said, “How long will you boil in the fire?” I said, “Until I…

Siblings

I simply adore this one πŸ™‚ β€œTo the outside world we all grow old. But not to brothers and sisters. We know each other as we always were. We know each other’s hearts. We share private family jokes. We remember family feuds and secrets, family griefs and joys. We live outside the touch of time.”…

I can’t be without you

I can be without anyone but not without you. You twist my heart, dwell in my mind and fill my eyes, you are my joy I can’t be without you. You are my sleep, my rest, the water I drink. You are my clarity, my dignity, my world I can’t be without you. Sometimes you…

Be

It comes off so simple but once you understand what it is asking of you, you realize it is veryΒ difficult to implement. But if one could, it would suffice. Be like the sun for grace and mercy. Be like the night to cover others’ faults. Be like running water for generosity. Be like death for…

Polishing the Hearts

There is no doubt that hearts becomes rusty just as copper and silver coins become rusty. The polish for [this rust] is the dhikr of Allah. Hearts become rusty due to two things: 1) neglecting remembering Allah, and 2) committing sins. The polish for these two things is: 1) seeking Allah’s forgiveness and 2) dhikr….