Tag: hafiz

Open Heart of the Rose

“How did the rose ever open its heart and give to this world all of its beauty? It felt the encouragement of Light against its being; otherwise we all remain too frightened.” Hafiz, Translated by Daniel Ladinsky To learn about and/or register for Santa… Continue Reading “Open Heart of the Rose”

Are We Ever Out of Communion with God?

“The place you are right now, God circled on a map for you.”– Hafiz To learn about Santa Sabina Center’s online retreats and offerings, please go to: http://www.santasabinacenter.org/retreats-page

Healing Light

How did the rose ever open its heart and give to this world all of its beauty? It felt the encouragement of Light against its being; otherwise we all remain too frightened. Hafiz, translated by Daniel Ladinsky, Love Poems from God

Hafiz on Thirst

I Know the Way You Can Get I know the way you can get When you have not had a drink of Love: Your face hardens, Your sweet muscles cramp. Children become concerned About a strange look that appears in your eyes Which even… Continue Reading “Hafiz on Thirst”

Everything We Do Is Sacred

Among the poets I enjoy reading is Hafiz. Today I share his poem, “Now Is the Time.” Now is the time to know That all that you do is sacred. Now, why not consider A lasting truce with yourself and God. Now is the… Continue Reading “Everything We Do Is Sacred”

What Should We Do about that Moon?

One of my favorite poets is Hafiz. I thought of his poem a couple of weeks ago when I saw this moon . . . not even full. A wine bottle fell from a wagon and broke open in a field. That night one… Continue Reading “What Should We Do about that Moon?”