Tag Archives: Rumi

On thoughts

Beloved horse wanderswithout training With some training,reins slow down its desire to galloppulling hard, any moment it could break Sometimes inattentiveness, full gallopand pulling on reins doesn’t stophopelessly carried along,too much, too little Beloved horse can still be belovedand still … Continue reading

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Frenzy and full attention

Every day, I take care of you.Frenzy not.Full attention.Frenzy: Numb to opening doors.Full attention: Always senses © Meisaan Chan

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Approximating the Lord

Look for me until you find me, says the Lord,be satisfied with nothing else –most dangerous are those sources that seem to come closefor you commit your heart to limitsfor you commit your soul to limitscutting off your wings © … Continue reading

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The importance of one drop

Compassion is easy when there are no obstacles to compassionThe more obstacles, the harder compassion is, and yet the more necessary –the desert knows this.Fertility is easy in a rain forest!But for the desert to be fertile,it knows the importance … Continue reading

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Forgetting all, to follow

As the train barrels through the emptiness I peer at all the passengers, looking for the face of my Beloved, bent over a phone or behind a newspaper No: but the far door closes to the scent of jasmine and … Continue reading

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