I share a piece of wisdom from Mother Teresa today. The trees, the flowers, the plants grow in silence. The stars, the sun, the moon move in silence. Silence gives us a new perspective. – Blessed Mother Teresa.
The Persian Sufi Bayazid does not quote the Prophet Micah. Nonetheless, his words reflect the same meaning, and encourage us to live with generosity, compassion, and humility. The Friend of God has these three qualities: a generosity like that of the ocean, a compassion… Continue Reading “Continuing the Theme of the Prophet Micah”
When you look at the Moon, you think, ‘I’m really small. What are my problems?’ It sets things into perspective. We should all look at the Moon a bit more often. — Source Unknown
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?”