The great Sufi poet and mystic, Jalal al-Din Rumi
, was born on September 30, 1207.
Rumi is the most widely read poet in the world.
Today, like every other day, we wake up empty and frightened.
Don’t open the door to the study and begin reading.
Take down the dulcimer.
Let the beauty we love be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.