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Posts from the ‘Finding God’ Category

Seeing through the Beloved’s Eyes

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Borrow the Beloved’s eyes. Look through them and you’ll see the Beloved’s face everywhere. No tiredness, no jaded boredom…things you have hated will become helpers.
–  Jalaluddin Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks, We Are Three

We Learn of God through Creation

If the soul could have known God without the world, the world would never have been created.

– Meister Eckhart

What a wonderful way to learn of God!

What a wonderful way to learn of God!

 

Knowing God

If the soul could have known God without the world, the world would never have been created.

– Meister Eckhart

And what a delightful world with the gold finch in it!

And what a delightful world with the gold finch in it!

Let Yourself Be Drawn

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Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.

– Jalaluddin Rumi, Essential Rumi, versions by Coleman Barks

Where Is God?

God is at home, it’s we who have gone out for a walk.

– Meister Eckhart

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This path????

Mystery in a Traffic Light

Life’s wonder and mystery can be discovered as easily at a traffic light as on a mountaintop.
• Ezra Bayda in Saying Yes to Life

Traffic light in Vatican City by statue of St. Catherine of Siena

Traffic light in Vatican City by statue of St. Catherine of Siena

What tracks do you leave?

A good traveler leaves no track.
-Lao Tsu, Tao Te Ching

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