Sleep On – Rumi

sleep

My words for meditation today:

Those who don’t feel this Love

pulling them like a river,

those who don’t drink dawn

like a cup of springwater

or take in a sunset like supper,

those who don’t want to change,

let them sleep.

 

This Love

is beyond the study of theology,

that old trickery and hypocrisy.

If you want to improve your mind that way,

sleep on.

 

I’ve given up on my brain,

I’ve torn the cloth to shreds

and thrown it away.

If you’re not completely naked

wrap your beautiful robe of words around you

and sleep.

– Rumi

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– painting by Karen Wride

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Religion4All is an idea: that every human being (no matter their race, religion, sexuality, social status, lifestyle, or any other possible factor) is LOVED by God; just … as … they are.

We all are loved by God, and NO religion or person has a monopoly on it. Every single person on this planet is loved equally by God … SO many are cut off from God because they are told they don’t belong. God loves everyone … we ALL are beautiful creations … we don’t need to cringe when we hear the words “God”, or “religion”, or their judgments … God LOVES us all!

There is no requirement to change in order to be LOVED by God, or to LOVE God. God is LOVE, and LOVE is God … period. There is no one who God loves more than anyone else … there are only those who choose to LOVE more … to love God more, and consequently then to love each other more. In doing so, we grow closer to God … and know God.

By opening our hearts, and minds to God (free of boundaries like religion, or social trends); by LOVING God … we are exactly where we are meant to be. If we maintain that openness, never allowing any person or event to make us close our hearts, we will be guided by God to be who we are meant to be.

In that space of openness we can then live a life of LOVE, and be guided to where we are meant to be … forever in LOVE.

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1 Comment»

  silentlyheardonce wrote @

Beautiful words.


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