Tag: Hafiz

"Tired of speaking sweetly"

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Most conversations are abruptly halted when one or more members reaches the magic hourly or daily posting limit, and never returns to the discussion, but one may post dozens of 'names of God' without

Stop Being So Religious

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Stop Being So Religious
Do sad people have in
It seems
They have all built a shrine
To the past
And often go there
And do a strange wail and
What is the beginning of
It is to stop being
So religious
Like That.

— "The Gift" - versions of Hafiz by Daniel Ladinsky

What Happens?

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What Happens? What happens when your soul Begins to awaken Your eyes And your heart And the cells of your body To the great Journey of Love? First there is wonderful laughter And probably precious tears And a hundred sweet promises And those heroic vows No one can ever keep. But still God is delighted and amused You once tried to be a saint. What happens when your soul Begins to awake in this world To our deep need to love And serve the Friend? O the Beloved Will send you One of His wonderful, wild companions ~ Like Hafiz.

— Hafiz