Tag Archives: Rumi

Jeff Brown on repressing feeling

“Too many of us move through our lives with our true selves buried below layers of repressed emotion. With so much energy channeled toward sustaining the repression, there is little left over for the deeper questions. The consequences of our … Continue reading

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‘5 Signs You’re on the Hero’s Journey’ Alison Nappi

http://www.writewithspirit.com/blog/5-signs-youre-on-the-heros-journey Yesterday’s post included a Joseph Campbell reference, and today we remain with the themes of the hero’s journey, and the importance of mythology in our quest for meaning.  Laurie Penny and Alison Nappi have written very different pieces around these themes … Continue reading

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Rumi on pain

“The cure for pain is in the pain.” Rumi Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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Rumi on the wound

“The wound is the place where the Light enters you.” Rumi Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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Rumi on Love and Art

“In your light I learn how to love. In your beauty, how to make poems. You dance inside my chest where no-one sees you, but sometimes I do, and that sight becomes this art.” Rumi Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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Rumi on Spirituality & what people think of you

‘These spiritual window-shoppers, who idly ask, ‘How much is that?’ Oh, I’m just looking. They handle a hundred items and put them down, shadows with no capital. What is spent is love and two eyes wet with weeping. But these … Continue reading

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Rumi and The Guest House

The Guest House This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they are a crowd … Continue reading

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