For the last installment of the inspiration from Rumi, I chose two quotes. I thought it was fitting for these two quotes to be together in a blog as well as appear in the last entry because of the content -- LOVE. "Be certain that in the religion of Love, there are no believers and… Continue reading Choose Love.
Today’s inspiration from Rumi is about speaking up for yourself and your beliefs. Silence can be deafening and the answer to everything you are against. “Open your hands if you want to be held.” This quote for me is similar to the quote, “A closed mouth doesn’t get fed.” It is next to impossible to… Continue reading Open up
Be the voice of inspiration
Today’s inspiration from Rumi is about the impact of our voice. “Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” The world we live in is loud. The sound is almost unbearable and it clouds one’s thinking. We seem to have always been a nation where the loudest voice is the… Continue reading Be the voice of inspiration
Be the Protagonist
Today's inspiration from Rumi is about being the center of your own stories. “Don’t be satisfied with stories. How things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.” Rumi It's so easy to get wrapped up into the drama of others. It's like a magnet that draws us into every detail to a point where we… Continue reading Be the Protagonist
Today's wisdom from Rumi is about faith. “As you start to walk on the way, the way appears.” Rumi There are many forms of faith. Those who believe in a higher power; those who believe in themselves; those who believe in others. A belief in anything requires faith. Without faith, we would only believe the things… Continue reading Having Faith
Today's inspiration from Rumi is about seeking freedom. “Why do you stay in prison when the door is so wide open.” Rumi I heard a story about a set of twin boys who were born to a drug addicted mother and an alcoholic father. One brother got himself out of the situation by focusing on school… Continue reading Seeking freedom