Daily Archives: December 12, 2010

Just too painful…

In the past few years I have had several encounters with people who showed symptoms of Hysteria. Hysteria is not a disease, much rather it is a state of mind, signified by uncontrollable emotional excess. To be “hysteric” in the … Continue reading

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Hadrah

My wife sometimes calls it Issawiyya. I do not know the deeper meaning of the hadrah. literally it means presence though. For me they are like religious songs. Songs about the Prophets, famous religious people or simply the star shinning … Continue reading

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Drop the baggage and dance

  ‘Just to be in your presence is the point of my life, cooked and drowned, nothinged, nowhere. Someone who has not dissolved still loves places. But you say, Leave. There is no place for you.’ (excerpted from Rumi’s poem … Continue reading

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Addiction and Presence

We are all addicted. Addiction bears the handwriting of the ego. It takes a desire, a fixation, and it builds a stronghold around it. The energy of addiction is directed outward and it’s purpose is distraction. Distraction from all that … Continue reading

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True description

In love, nothing exists between heart and heart. Speech is born out of longing, True description from the real taste. The one who tastes, knows, the one who explains, lies. How can you describe the true form of Something In … Continue reading

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Voice in the Night

Tonight a voice whispered to me; There is no voice that whispers in the night. Ansari

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Feeling Like Spam

Excuse me for not being just who you need. But I don’t really know who I am. Sometimes I’m happy and feeling so good. And sometimes I just feel like spam. Sometimes I feel like the sun in the sky … Continue reading

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Simple gifts

This is simply beautiful.. Simple gifts ‘Tis the gift to be simple, ’tis the gift to be free, ‘Tis the gift to come down where we ought to be, And when we find ourselves in the place just right, ‘Twill … Continue reading

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As once the winged energy

As once the winged energy of delight carried you over childhood’s dark abysses, now beyond your own life build the great arch of unimagined bridges. Wonders happen if we can succeed in passing through the harshest danger; but only in … Continue reading

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