Tag: hafiz

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…

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…

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…