A man standing on two logs in a river might do all right floating with the current while humming in the now…. Most minds do not live in the present and can stick to a reasonable plan; most minds abruptly turn and undermine the chance of humming. — Rumi. It’s okay to be in the…

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If God said, “Rumi pay homage to everything that has helped you enter my arms,” there would not be one experience of my life, not one thought, not one feeling, not any act, I would not bow to. —¬†Rumi. The Sufi poet, Jalaludin Rumi (1207-1273), is considered by many scholars as one of the world’s…

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Rumi — The Real Work “There is one thing in this world that you must never forget to do. If you forget everything else and not this, there’s nothing to worry about; but if you remember everything else and forget this, then you will have done nothing in your life. It’s as if a king…

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People’s reaction to opera the first time they see it is very dramatic. They either love it or hate it. If they love it, they will always love it. If they don’t, they may learn to appreciate it, but it will never become part of their soul. — Edward Lewis,¬†Pretty Woman. I think the same…

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