Monday, January 31, 2011

Rumi: Nightingale

In my vertigo, in my dizziness, in my drunken haze,
whirling and dancing like a spinning wheel,
I saw myself as the source of existence,
I was there at the beginning and I was the spirit of love.
  -- Rumi

Today is the last day of the Rumi/Barks Celebration ... I have enjoyed living with the wisdom of these two amazing men for the past 31 days.  I would like to especially thank YouTube for providing riches beyond imagining and Eryk Hanut for the inspiration provided each day from the incredible "The Rumi Card Book."  I hope you have enjoyed the series also.

Today's guidance from The Rumi Card Book:  
Category: Birth -- The fragrance, my friend, that floats to you this moment streams from the tent of the secrets of God.  Your life has reached a decisive and very positive turning point.
Category description from the book:  "Each moment of our lives is potentially a new birth, if our hearts are open.  Rumi always claimed that the wind of grace is always blowing from God, but that we are too rarely open to its fertile power.  Nevertheless, through Divine generosity, signs of new birth constantly dance in and out of our lives, inviting us to hope, creativity, passion, and praise!


  1. Have 31 days already passed?! I have enjoyed your series so much. Thank you.

  2. I too have enjoyed this series immensely -- I shall miss your Rumi sharings in my Inbox every morning.

    Love those cards -- must get some too!

    thanks Joyceann. This has been such a gift all month.



    (and do check out Universe when you get a chance -- it's quite amazing!)