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Archive for September, 2014

There is an elephant in the room…


There is an elephant in the room, and it’s LOVE.

 

 

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{Elephant in the room is an idiom referring to an obvious truth that is ignored.}

 

In words of Hafez Shirazi :

The subject tonight is Love
And for tomorrow night as well,
As a matter of fact
I know of no better topic
For us to discuss
Until we all
Die!

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Becoming Human ~ Hafez Shirazi


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Once a man came to me and spoke for hours about
His great visions of God” he felt he was having.
He asked me for confirmation, saying,
“Are these wondrous dreams true?”
I replied, “How many goats do you have?”
He looked surprised and said,
“I am speaking of sublime visions
And you ask
About goats!”
And I spoke again saying,
“Yes, brother – how many do you have?”
“Well, Hafiz, I have sixty-two.”
“And how many wives?”
Again he looked surprised, then said,
“Four.”
“How many rose bushes in your garden,
How many children,
Are your parents still alive,
Do you feed the birds in winter?”
And to all he answered.
Then I said,
You asked me if I thought your visions were true,
I would say that they were if they make you become
More human,
More kind to every creature and plant
That you know.”
‪#~ Hafez‬ Shirazi

 

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