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…

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 is 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…

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 very 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…

Rumi

One of my favorite poems of Rumi (RA) Didn’t I tell you Do not leave me for I am your only Friend, I am the spring of life. Even if you leave in anger for thousands of years You will come back to me for I am your goal and your end. Didn’t I tell…

Dear Friend

Rumi translated by Nader Khalili my dear friend never lose hope when the beloved sends you away if you’re abandoned if you’re left hopeless tomorrow for sure you’ll be called again if the door is shut right in your face keep waiting with patience don’t leave right away seeing your patience your love will soon…