One Worthy Of Your Love

By Yunus Emre Can one live in the world of love, knowing nothing? All of us care about something... all, love something. There are a hundred thousand loves in Truth's world: deep inside yourself, One worthy you will be finding. It is the love of the Compassionate... Merciful One, versus loving Satan, the reject: your…Read more One Worthy Of Your Love

Another Self

By Yunus Emre In the deepest part of my soul I love You... deeply,inside: as I go on I turn from religious dogma, completely,inside. Don't think that I am in myself, for really I am not...in me is another Self, if one could see, magically,inside. I see that the space is filled by You wherever…Read more Another Self

Love is Ancient and is Eternal

By Yunus Emre Love is ancient and is eternal and it is the highest plane thereis. Tongue talking of Love is full of grace, God the real speakeris. God is that One Who speaks, listens, sees, allows us to see;every word God says: our body, soul’s home; who the dwelleris! How can this form possibly…Read more Love is Ancient and is Eternal

The Hidden Secret

By Hafez From the wine’s sparkle the hidden secret the wise mayknow;the essence of each one’s soul by means of this ruby, theyknow. Only the bird of the morning knows the value of the rosebud;not all who read a page, the meaning it does convey,know. To my overworked heart, I offered this and that other…Read more The Hidden Secret

To An Early Daffodil

By Amy Lowell (1874–1925) Thou yellow trumpeter of laggard Spring!Thou herald of rich Summer's myriad flowers!The climbing sun with new recovered powersDoes warm thee into being, through the ringOf rich, brown earth he woos thee, makes thee flingThy green shoots up, inheriting the dowersOf bending sky and sudden, sweeping showers,Till ripe and blossoming thou art…Read more To An Early Daffodil

Li Bai: The Sword

“Last year we were fighting out to the North beyond the Great Wall, and this year we’re fighting far out in the West on the Kashgar river. We’ve washed our blades in the streams of Parthia, and grazed our horses amid the snows of Tian Shan. But the beacon fires are always burning. The marching…Read more Li Bai: The Sword

Humility and God’s Infinite Grace

By Yunus Emre I am called by these folk ‘Sufi’ and I’ll use my rosaryceaselessly...the wisdom my tongue speaks my heart won’t accepteasily.Although I’m allowed to spread the Word, a lie is my piety;what I care for is in another place, the Path I cannotsee!Wise may be my words but a mere cloak for show…Read more Humility and God’s Infinite Grace