I Love Rumi

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 237 People

    This Being Human

    This being human is a guest-house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and entertain them all! Even if they're a crowd of sorrows, Who violently sweep your house empty of its...
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    6 Responses Jun 21, 2013

    Beyond ideas of right

    and wrong, there's a field. I'll meet you there. Rumi
    dlaran83 dlaran83
    31-35, F
    1 Response Feb 27

    My heart is so small it's almost invisible.

    How can You place such big sorrows in it? "Look," He answered, "your eyes are even smaller, yet they behold the world. -Rumi
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 23
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 21

    Rumi reminds me that we can experience God

    through love. We can be joined with him every moment in life
    holloway64 holloway64
    46-50, M
    Jul 6, 2014
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29
    26-30, F
    Feb 27

    Night And Sleep

    “An eye is meant to see things. The soul is here for its own joy. A head has one use: For loving a true love. Feet: To chase after. Love is for vanishing into the sky. The mind, for learning what men have done and tried to do. Mysteries are not to be solved: The eye goes...
    lovelywings lovelywings
    31-35, F
    Nov 27, 2012

    Words are a pretext. It is the inner bond

    that draws one person to another, not words. -Rumi
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 21

    “Love and love alone that’s all I’ve

    known in the beginning, the middle and to the end unknown..someone is calling me I think it’s my soul open the door lazy in love answer the call.
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 13

    You know the value of every article of

    merchandise, but if you don't know the value of your own soul, it's all foolishness.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 14

    Your task is not to seek

    for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Mar 14

    Love wants its tale revealed to everyone,

    But your heart’s mirror won’t reflect this sun, Don’t you know why we can’t perceive it here? Your mirror’s face is rusty––scrape it clear! ~ Rumi
    tenvir tenvir
    31-35, M
    Sep 4, 2014

    Take someone who doesn't keep score,

    who's not looking to be richer, or afraid of losing, who has not the slightest interest even in his own personality: he's free. -Rumi
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    2 Responses Feb 21

    My soul is from elsewhere,

    I'm sure of that, and I intend to end up there- rumi-
    beautifullybroken29 beautifullybroken29
    26-30, F
    Mar 7

    The poetry of Rumi is love set free on the

    universe. To read him is to be with God without vail of church or religion to obscure the vision. It is the ultimate freedom we can have if we approach each other without ideology or agendas.
    holloway64 holloway64
    46-50, M
    1 Response Nov 8, 2015

    Forget safety. Live where you fear to live.

    Destroy your reputation. Be notorious. - Rumi
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 21

    Moonlight floods the whole sky from horizon to

    horizon; How much it can fill your room depends on its windows. -Rumi
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 23

    The Taste Of Morning

    Time's knife slides from the sheath,as fish from where it swims.Being closer and closer is the desireof the body. Don't wish for union!There's a closeness beyond that. Whywould God want a second God? Fall inlove in such a way that it frees youfrom any connecting. Love is the soul...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Aug 18, 2012

    The Illuminated Rumi

    “The minute I heard my first love story, I started looking for you, not knowing how blind that was. Lovers don't finally meet somewhere. They're in each other all along.” ― Rumi, The Illuminated Rumi
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    1 Response Dec 21, 2012

    Like This

     I was blown away to say the least, the first time that I saw this, and read it. Ever since I read the poem, I told anyone who would listen to read it as well. Soemtimes I would read it to them. I now try to live my life "Like This"..........Not much of a story here from me...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 7, 2012

    Inspirational - Love Quote

    “Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Dec 21, 2012

    Every step of the way,

    I will walk with you and never leave you stranded. Rumi
    YadaYadaBing YadaYadaBing
    41-45, F
    Nov 30, 2014

    People want you to be happy.

    Don't keep serving them your pain! If you could untie your wings and free your soul of jealousy, you and everyone around you would fly up like doves. -Rumi
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 21

    “The wound is the place

    where the Light enters you.” ― Rumi
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 27, 2014

    “Your task is not to seek

    for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” ― Rumi
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    1 Response Feb 27, 2014

    Very little grows on jagged rock.

    Be ground. Be crumbled, so wildflowers will come up where you are.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Mar 19

    May The Rain Doused My Soul...,

    May the rain doused my soul...,sweep the restlessly and of my thirst…,come to me rain...,release this fatigue and the wound...,heal me rain...,let me share the LOVE…, without thorn...without poison...,(Rumi)
    lovelywings lovelywings
    31-35, F
    Jan 14, 2013

    We can all make a difference in this world,

    even if we touch only one person they may touch many others. Think of this when you speak to the next person you come in contact with. Rumi was a charming, wealthy nobleman, a genius theologian and a brilliant but sober scholar, who in his late thirties met a wandering and...
    morestay morestay
    51-55, F
    1 Response Oct 22, 2015

    Inner Barriers Are The Only True Barriers

    "Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it." ~Rumi T 
    Dee67 Dee67
    41-45, F
    4 Responses Jun 19, 2011

    Sorrow prepares you for joy.

    It violently sweeps everything out of your house, so that new joy can find space to enter. It shakes the yellow leaves from the bough of your heart, so that fresh, green leaves can grow in their place. It pulls up the rotten roots, so that new roots hidden beneath have room to...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 21
    rowenbumble rowenbumble
    56-60, F
    Jun 19, 2015

    Laila And The Khalif

    The Khalifa said to Laila, "Art thou really she For whom Majnun lost his head and went distracted? Thou art not fairer than many other fair ones." She replied, "Be silent; thou art not Majnun!" If thou hadst Majnun's eyes, The two worlds would be within thy view. Thou art in thy...
    heavenz heavenz
    26-30
    Sep 15, 2013

    Everything is painted with the brush of the

    invisible one, let us follow the hidden signs and find the painter.
    tenvir tenvir
    31-35, M
    Sep 3, 2014

    Anyone who knows me, should learn to know me

    again; For I am like the Moon, you will see me with new face everyday. -Rumi
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    1 Response Feb 23

    Rumi From West To East!

    Most of my Muslim friends in the Middle East had not heard of Mawlana Jalal-u-din Rumi before I spoke of him or shared one of his many great poetry quotes on facebook or youtube. But I, myself, had not heard of him from any other Muslim or Middle Eastern human being. In fact, I...
    onlygodjudgeme onlygodjudgeme
    31-35, F
    17 Responses Dec 24, 2010

    I am happy when I am sad I am together

    when fallen apart like earth when I am silent I have thunder hidden inside .
    tenvir tenvir
    31-35, M
    1 Response Sep 4, 2014

    "Sorrow prepares you

    for joy" You don't have to see the whole stairway, you just have to see the first step"
    thoughtfulheart thoughtfulheart
    46-50, F
    Feb 23, 2015

    A soul which is not clothed with the inner

    garment of Love should be ashamed of its existence.
    tenvir tenvir
    31-35, M
    Sep 3, 2014

    I Love Rumi...

    I Love Rumi Because.. As we will see in Rumi poetry, essays and lectures, Rumi and Emerson encouraged people to search for their own personal connection with God through existential and wondrous ways. Their love for everyone and everything, regardless of who or what they,all are...
    nivanvc nivanvc
    36-40, M
    1 Response Aug 17, 2013

    It is time to start the journey,

    we have seen enough of this world, it is time to see another These two gardens may be beautiful, but let us pass beyond them and go to the gardener. ~ Rumi
    tenvir tenvir
    31-35, M
    1 Response Sep 4, 2014
    zeeva70 zeeva70
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jan 15

    I Died From Minerality

    I died from minerality and became vegetable; And From vegetativeness I died and became animal. I died from animality and became man. Then why fear disappearance through death? Next time I shall die Bringing forth wings and feathers...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    9 Responses Aug 16, 2010

    They say there is a doorway from heart to heart,

    but what is the use of a door when there are no walls? - Rumi
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Feb 23

    Seeking The Source

    a voice out of this world calls on our souls not to wait any more get ready to move to the original home your real home your real birth place is up here with the heavens let your soul take a flight like a happy phoenix you’ve been tied up your feet in the mud your body roped...
    Evangeline1985 Evangeline1985
    26-30
    Jul 7, 2013

    Ocean

    You are not the drop in the ocean, you are the mighty ocean in one drop.
    vitabeata vitabeata
    56-60, F
    Mar 28, 2013

    Undressing

    This is from The Big Red Book. Translated by Colman BarksLearn the alchemy true human beings know:the moment you accept what troubles you've been given,the door will be open.Welcome difficulty as a familiar comrade.Joke with torment brought by the friend.Sorrows are the rags of...
    holloway64 holloway64
    46-50, M
    Dec 21, 2012

    The sun asks the inner sun,

    How can I see you ? when you set, I rise , comes the answer.
    tenvir tenvir
    31-35, M
    Sep 3, 2014

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