An enduring poems for every season. When I was twelve, I had words on my notebooks. Between the pictures of book covers, Disney characters I taped up my favorite poems:  is all beauty, a hymn of pleasure always for me,…

**The following poem is an original by Rumi as translated by Coleman Barks Who Says Words With My Mouth?   All day I think about it, then at night I say it. Where did I come from, and what am…

When you do things from your soul, you feel a river moving in you, a joy. When actions come from another section, the feeling disappears.  Don’t let others lead you.  They may be blind or, worse, vultures. Reach for the…

Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Rūmī was born on September 30, 1207 to Persian speaking parents in what is present day Afghanistan. He is known also as Mevlana or Mawlānā (Our Master), Mevlevi or Mawlawī (  My Master). He was a 13th-century…