The Birds of Paradise - Rumi
The Sufi mystic poet Jalaluddin Rumi writes of his passionate love for God in this piece. The parallels between Rumi’s teachings and the lessons of the Bible are striking, and I’d like to point them out in full later - but for now, just enjoy this beautiful work of linguistic art :) Lovers of truth - rise up! Let us go toward heaven. We have seen enough of this world, it’s...
The people who are trying to make this world worse, are not taking a day off....– Bob Marley (via xxstrikerfoxx)
Let others praise ancient times; I am glad I was born in these.– Ovid
Only once in your life, I truly believe, you find someone who can completely...– Bob Marley
You want to know what people SEE, listen to what they SAY– Carl Lentz
People will either enlighten you, or blind you with your ignorance. Choose your...
He who loves much does much :) do what you love
How does one harness the power of the entire universe without effort? Wu Wei - I would love to learn
And so they had happiness.. It’s within us all. Western culture just makes...– The RZA
After a 15 hour work day, and thinking of all the things I still need to do, I open my phone to this message :) ‘Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest.’ Matthew 11:28
Confucius says that all of men’s natures are alike, and it is only our habits that separate us. Work to see yourself in others :)
When we pray, we talk to God. When we meditate, we listen.
Any suggestions for summer reading? I’m a fiction girl with a soft spot for spirituality and existentialism ;)
Thoughts on Dating
Sister: “But he’s a good guy” Me: “I don’t care about ‘good’ we’re looking for excellent” Dad: “If you want a good car that will last you a long time, do you want one with a ‘previous accident’? No it’s gotta be brand new.” Aiye..
The Yogic sages say that all the pain of a human life is caused by words, as is...– Elizabeth Gilbert, Eat, Pray, Love
Do not conform to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing...– Romans 12:2
This is a blog.
This is a blog. This is a blog that contains actual writing. This is a blog about everything and nothing. I started this blog (or rather tried to start it multiple times under different names and different titles) for me. I agonized for months.. just kidding, YEARS trying to come up with a “good blog idea.” Why? Because people say things like I’m a “good writer” and “don’t you have a blog” or...
4 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! 5 Let your...– The Bible - http://www.biblegateway.com/passage/?search=Philippians+4&version=NIV
Elizabeth Gilbert, thank you for helping me write... →