Divine Love

How Can You Know the Divine Light Within You?

How Can You Know the Divine Light Within You?

  Intellectually, most of us have some notion that the Essence of Spirit is contained within us. God created the human being in His image, as a reflection of His Light. This is one of the core concepts in Sufism that lies at the foundation of why we were created and why we are here …continue reading…

Are You the Microcosm or the Macrocosm?

Are You the Microcosm or the Macrocosm?

Sidi teaches in his book Path to Allah, Most High, that we human beings are all a part of one body, each a cell in the larger body of the universe. “If you look closely, you will find that the human being is called the big man, or the big world, or the microcosm, and …continue reading…

Sometimes we just need to know we’re okay

Sometimes we just need to know we’re okay

  It’s hard to see someone we love in pain. It’s natural to want to rush in to fix the situation, to make everything okay. But when we try to fix too soon, it can send the wrong message. A person in pain needs to be witnessed where they are. They need to be heard …continue reading…

Song of the Love Dogs

Song of the Love Dogs

Do you have a song in your heart? Perhaps a love song for your Beloved? Every human heart experiences some sense of separation, and in the separation brews a yearning that draws us to that for which we yearn. It is the connection that we seek. Sometimes we sense the absence, and we feel the …continue reading…

The Delicate Young Flowers of Today's World

The Delicate Young Flowers of Today’s World

  HOW DID THE ROSE EVER OPEN ITS HEART AND GIVE TO THE WORLD ALL ITS BEAUTY? IT FELT THE ENCOURAGEMENT OF LIGHT AGAINST ITS BEING. OTHERWISE, WE ARE REMAIN TOO FRIGHTENED. ~ HAFIZ   Remembering the delicate young flowers of our world today. The Children. Do you remember what was in the news when …continue reading…

The Love of Allah Transcends Space and Time

The Love of Allah Transcends Space and Time

It’s hard to believe, but this is our last blog communication of 2016. Only one more day left in this year. This is a time of completion – an ending to what has been, in many ways, a challenging year. And it is also a time of transition. Following are a few poems and quotes …continue reading…

The story of the essence of your soul...

The story of the essence of your soul…

If Allah created us in His image to know Him, do you ever wonder how our world could get to where it is now?  This world is not always easy, and it is certainly uncertain. Our guide, Sidi Shaykh Muhammad al-Jamal, gave us many jewels to help us through these times.  The following from his …continue reading…

"Let a word mature inside yourself"

“Let a word mature inside yourself”

The poetry webinar began last night with Shaikh Kabir Helminski teaching on 5 of his favorite poems from Rumi, Hafiz and Yunus Emre.  It was a spectacular class! I don’t share this to make you feel bad if you weren’t there.  There was a particular nugget that stood out for me, and I want to …continue reading…

Healing is not just about struggle...

Healing is not just about struggle…

  The poet Rumi said, “If you get irritated by every rub, how can your mirror ever be polished?” When you embark on a path of healing and transformation, sometimes the mirror gets rubbed pretty hard. You might be thinking, “Shouldn’t it be shining pretty bright by now? We’ve been polishing steadily for quite some …continue reading…

NEW WEBINAR! Poetry of the Sufi Mystics: Awaken Your Heart thru the Language of Love!

Do you love the poetry of Rumi and Hafiz? Their words are more than feel-good poems, they carry secrets to living a life of divine guidance and for healing the heart and soul. This unique webinar offers you the chance to study with translators and scholars to learn the hidden meanings and transform your life. …continue reading…