Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi
Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi Quotes
''“If you desire healing,
let yourself fall ill
let yourself fall ill.” ''
''“Like a sculptor, if necessary,
carve a friend out of stone.
Realize that your inner sight is blind
and try to see a treasure in everyone.” ''
''“They say there is a doorway from heart to heart, but what is the use of a door when there are no walls?” ''
''“The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Dont go back to sleep.” ''
''“When you feel a peaceful joy, thats when you are near truth.”''
''“God turns you from one feeling to another and teaches by means of opposites so that you will have two wings to fly, not one”― Rumi, The Essential Rumi
''“Let the beauty of what you love be what you do.” ''
''“Within tears, find hidden laughter
Seek treasures amid ruins, sincere one. ” ''
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A Moment Of Happiness
A moment of happiness,
you and I sitting on the verandah,
apparently two, but one in soul, you and I.
We feel the flowing water of life here,
you and I, with the garden's beauty
and the birds singing.
The stars will be watching us,
and we will show them
what it is to be a thin crescent moon.
You and I unselfed, will be together,
indifferent to idle speculation, you and I.
The parrots of heaven will be cracking sugar
as we laugh together, you and I.
In one form upon this earth,
and in another form in a timeless sweet land.
If I Weep
If I weep, if I come with excuses, my beloved puts cotton wool in his ears.
Every cruelty which he commits becomes him, every cruelty which he commits I endure.
If he accounts me nonexistent, I account his tyranny generosity.
The cure of the ache of my heart is the ache for him; how shall I not surrender my heart to his ache?
Only then are glory and respect mine, when his glorious love renders me contemptible.
Only then does the vine of my body become wine, when the wine-presser stamps on m