“Become the light.”
Wake from your sleep
The drying of your tears
Today we escape, we escape
We rarely hear the inward music, but we’re all dancing to it nevertheless.
Always aim at complete harmony of thought and word and deed. Always aim at purifying your thoughts and everything will be well.
~ Mahatma Gandhi
In love, aside from sipping the wine of timelessness,
nothing else exists.
There is no reason for living except for giving one’s life.
I said, “First I know you, then I die.”
He said, “For the one who knows Me, there is no dying.”
There is some kiss we want with
our whole lives, the touch of
spirit on the body.
begs the pearl to break its shell.
And the lily, how passionately
it needs some wild darling!
At night, I open the window and ask
the moon to come and press its
face against mine.
Breathe into me.
Close the language-door and
open the love window.
won’t use the door, only the window.
–Rumi. Translator: Coleman Barks
Mackenzie Miller and Andrew Abarria in a work of art by Robert Sturman for collection "Poetry of the Gods"
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Mackenzie Miller and Andrew Abaria from “Poetry of the Gods” collection available through artist Robert Sturman
“The present moment is the doorway to the Eternal.”
~ Leonard Jacobson
“The awakened heart loves the world as it is, not just as it could be.” ~ Adyashanti
“There’s force in the universe, which, if we permit it, will flow through us and produce miraculous results” -Gandhi