Monday, January 17, 2011

Rumi: The Lanugage of Life 3

Let the beauty we love be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.

  -- Rumi

Today's guidance from The Rumi Card Book:
Category: Ordeal ... You want everything to be yours?  Become nothing to yourself and all things.  The only hope to find a solution to the problem is through total detachment.
Category explanation from the book:  One of the glories of Rumi's work is its naked honesty about the necessity of ordeal--about what could be called "the alchemy of Agony."  The family of ordeal cards, then, deals with both sides of the nature of suffering in our lives:  that it is unavoidable and that, through understanding its inner purpose, it can be transmuted into the gold of Grace.
Part 3 from the Bill Moyers Series "The Language of Life" and includes small poems and the interview between Moyers and Barks.

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