The small man Builds cages for everyone He Knows. While the sage, Who has to duck his head When the moon is low, Keeps dropping keys all night long For the Beautiful, Rowdy Prisoners. --Hafiz Are you watching for keys? Dropping them for others? ... for Mindful Monday ... Photo credit: "keys," ke dickinson, 2012.
A Great Need Out Of a great need We are all holding hands And climbing. Not loving is a letting go. Listen, The terrain around here Is Far too Dangerous For That. - Hafiz What are you noticing about holding on or letting go? ... for Mindful Monday ... Photo credit: "Alps," Antonis Lamnatos, 2013. Curated by Donna Pierce
The saint knows that the spiritual path is a sublime chess game with God and that the Beloved has just made such a fantastic move that the saint is now continually tripping over joy and bursting out in laughter and saying, "I surrender!" Whereas, my dear, I am afraid you still think you have a thousand serious moves. --Hafiz What are you noticing about surrendering to the Beloved? ... for Mindful Monday ... Photo credit: "chess game," liz west, 2011.