My spirit has been in slumber.
Please stir my spirit to life, so I may fill
my thirst with Your love and
not with the false promises of the world.
In the spirit of amazing Sufi poets like Hafiz and Rumi, I am going to challenge myself to write a Divine Love poem each day for 90 days. I have always been drawn to Sufi poets and hope to rejuvenate my prayer life by taking on this challenge. I hope this inspires others to either take on this challenge with me, or just recommit themselves to their own spiritual practice.
Here is an article on Hafiz that I found really I interesting:
I am floating out of self Into the vast sea of the Universe.Instead of feeling lost, I am finally home.
is love a myth? Is it a hidden treasure waiting to be
discovered by the devoted?
Love is an experience waiting to be embraced in each moment;
be like the mystics and open yourself to the mundane to discover
the profound experience of love that is everywhere,
including within each one of us.
I am grateful to have known you,
even if I had to say goodbye.
I loved our walks,
even when you forgot our conversations.
I am sad, but also filled with gratitude.
looking for something
I don’t quite know what
A purpose I long for,
a love that I’m searching for
We are born and then we die, but it’s all the stuff in between that matters. I never asked for this, I just wanted to quietly die and be forgotten. It I guess sometimes history is made by reluctant players, who wanted to be in the background.
I am not sure how I became the leader of a rebellion that changed the world. It all began with one simple word, “no.” As it turned out, no wasn’t so simple after all.