“Surely there is a window from heart to heart;”

“Surely there is a window from heart to heart: they are not separate and far from each other. Though two earthenware lamps are not joined, their light mingles. No lover seeks union without the beloved seeking; but the love of lovers makes the body thin as a bowstring, while the love of loved ones makes … More “Surely there is a window from heart to heart;”

“When something transits your sign, adapt yourself, and be as harmonious as its ruling sign, so that when it rejoins the Moon, it will speak kindly to the Lord of the heart.”

“Darling, the body is a guest house; Every morning someone new arrives. Don’t say, “O, another weight around my neck!” or your guest will fly back to nothingness. Whatever enters your heart is a guest from the invisible world: entertain it well. Every day and every moment a thought comes like an honored guest into … More “When something transits your sign, adapt yourself, and be as harmonious as its ruling sign, so that when it rejoins the Moon, it will speak kindly to the Lord of the heart.”

“Love is like a lawsuit: to suffer harsh treatment is the evidence; when you have no evidence, the lawsuit is lost.”

I read this tiny book filled with Rumi’s poetry on my flight back last night, and almost cried throughout the two hours. Ya Rumi, it sure does feel like I’m discovering and returning to God through you. I’m absolutely humbled and all out of words; my heart trembles, even now.

“My poetry is what the world looks like from inside my head.”

“Here is a collection of my faults: I am messy, sloppy, uncoordinated, unbalanced, clumsy, trips over her own feet, trips over her own words, loves too easily, loves too much, loves the wrong people, lets go too fast, too capable of leaving without looking back, runs away from feelings, runs away from responsibility. So if … More “My poetry is what the world looks like from inside my head.”