Category Archives: Sufism

Open our wings

Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us: We taste only sacredness. – Rumi (1207-1273) These words were sent to me by a friend as part of her birthday wishes, … Continue reading

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Dimming Of The Day

This old house is falling down around my ears I’m drowning in a river of my tears When all my will is gone you hold me sway I need you at the dimming of the day You pull me like … Continue reading

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Beat the Retreat

The lyrics of one of Richard Thompson’s greatest songs have a mystic or sufi ring: Beat the Retreat I’m beating my retreat Back home to you I’m beating my retreat Back home to you I’m burning all my bridges I’m … Continue reading

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