Tag Archives: Suffering

“You Are Not Mud. You Are This Gold.”(7/23/17)

“You Are Not Mud. You Are This Gold.” (7/23/17)

Don’t you see?

Thirst is telling water to go away. Hunger is turning its nose up at bread.

The tunnel is angry at the sun because it doesn’t want its light.

What a crazy, stupid, unfortunate situation this is. Continue reading

From Words to Ecstasy (11/6/16)

From Words to Ecstasy (11/6/16)

From Words to Ecstasy (11/6/16)

The secret of Truth cannot be understood by asking questions,

gathering information, or spending all of your wealth and belongings.

If you haven’t cried for fifty years with bloody tears, if you haven’t burned your heart out,

you will never find the way from words to ecstasy.

Rubailer, Page 267, Rubai #2

Water Is Never Afraid of the Fire (9/18/16)

Water Is Never Afraid of the Fire (9/18/16)

Water Is Never Afraid of the Fire (9/18/16)

Love has ruined my heart.

It is about time for the Sun to shine on my broken heart.

 

That Sultan prayed for me, then He accepted His own prayer.

When I heard that, I became so ashamed that I lost all control and fell to the ground. Continue reading