Gamble Everything for Love

The Sufi poet Rumi (1207-1273) ,who was known as Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī (Persian: جلال‌الدین محمد بلخى‎) and Mawlānā/Molānā  (Persian: مولانا‎) wrote: Gamble everything for love, if you're a true human being. If not, leave this gathering. Half-heartedness doesn't reach into majesty.  You set out to find God, but then you keep stopping for long periods at mean-spirited roadhouses.

Writing

Well, this is a relief.  I've had two good days in touch with my so-called real self: the scholar-writer person. I've been wondering about this particular persona for a while, since she's been so out of touch.  Did she still live, after all this time?  Could we still talk, hang out?  Would it feel the … Continue reading Writing