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Hafez on Joy and Surrender 0

Hafez on Joy and Surrender

“What is the difference Between your experience of Existence And that of a saint? The saint knows That the spiritual path Is a sublime chess game with God And that the Beloved Has just made such a Fantastic Move That the saint is now continually Tripping over Joy And bursting out in Laughter And saying, “I Surrender!” Whereas, my dear, I am afraid you still think You have a thousand serious moves.” -Hafez, Persian Poet

Awake – A Poem 0

Awake – A Poem

Awake! O long enslumbered hour. Arise ye from your sacred bower. Long enchanted, yet, in silence kept. Preserved, your lightsome secret slept. Like fading daylight, none can tell, Where left the sun and darkness fell. Repeats the resonating evensong… While shadow grows him tall and long. The truth, it seemed, were there in sight, But scarcely could reveal. The fading light, Had cast its shade across the lonely hill. There, sleeping flowers rose and fell. The wind their spirits carried far and high, O’re mountain peak, and hill, and grassy lie. Co-mingled, raced into the wings of time, Addicted to...

Time – A Poetic Reflection 0

Time – A Poetic Reflection

What became of lofty dreams, And noble goals expressed? By those whom it would always seem Could reach desired happiness. Yet, came the day to count the cost. Where others, seeing nothing lost; To them, just emptiness and dust. Time, said one to his good friend, Will lead all men to weep. For only in its passing bend Its treasure found, too deep. By such a day as could be seen This priceless rare commodity Already spent, on lesser things. <a href=”http://www.bloglovin.com/blog/12059605/?claim=ek6gq6663n8″>Follow my blog with Bloglovin</a>

The Call 0

The Call

1-30-2014  “Come near. Be still. Rest The chaos, the bitterness, And all that would test… Let me carry, give to me, Your impossible responsibility. And all that makes you weary Let it go. Come. Be near me.” This call, I hear. My heart responds, But something inside keeps fighting on. I have no will to break the bonds, That keep me striving on and always on, Forever in search of something. Always hoping and wishing, For someday when I can bring To Him expensive offerings. Of gold, of frankincense, of myrrh. Of treasures valued highly on the earth. Achievements, awards,...

Words 1

Words

“To describe an emotion is to feel with words. To communicate a moment of existence is to bridge the eternal and the temporal with an intellectual…” Read the rest here