Divine Love

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 …continue reading…

Your Faith is Your Faith

Your Faith is Your Faith

Over the past week, several beloveds from the US and around the world attended a memorial gathering in Jerusalem in honor of the one-year anniversary of the passing of our guide, Sidi Shaykh Muhammad al-Jamal.  The event was hosted by Sidi’s son Mahmoud. Thanks to the work of our beloved Salih Kent and the Shadduli …continue reading…

A Poem for Today from the Guide

A Poem for Today from the Guide

  One year has passed since the passing of our beloved guide, Sidi Shaykh Muhammad al-Jamal. His spirit lives on in our hearts.  His teachings live on in our lives.  His words live on in his books.  And his reminder to take the books off the shelf and read and write them lives on in …continue reading…

What children’s games tell us about traveling the path back to God

What children’s games tell us about traveling the path back to God

Did you ever play the game of Hot-Cold when you were young? I’m not sure if that’s the official name of the game, but it’s when one person hides an object or selects something in the room, and the other tries to find it. The one who hid or selected the item gives a hint, …continue reading…

Ancient Practices That Stand the Test of Time

Our world continues to change at rapid rates that sometimes boggle the mind and can certainly disconnect us from the peace, love and purpose that exists in our hearts and souls. However, God has given us many tools to continue to seek Him and know Him. No matter what has happened in the material world, …continue reading…

A New School Year Is Upon Us…

  In just two months, a new class will begin its studies at The University of Spiritual Healing & Sufism. It has been 10 years since the organization officially became a University and began training its graduates to receive Masters of Divinity degrees. Just this week, one of our long-time community members shared these words …continue reading…

All Roads Lead to Home

All Roads Lead to Home

As some of you may know if you saw my emergency prayer request late last night, my father’s partner had emergency open heart surgery this morning. Her health has been quite frail for some time, and there was a debate as to whether going into surgery would be a longer lease on life or the …continue reading…

When it's easier to see the light in others

When it’s easier to see the light in others

  I was working with a group the other day, and we were talking about the principle of wanting for our brothers and sisters what we want for ourselves. One of the people shared that she needed more help with wanting for herself what she wants for her brothers and sisters. Her tendency was to …continue reading…

Tips on Using Sufi Teachings to Navigate the Day-to-Day

With so many troubling events occurring in the world, it’s hard to write about love. However, this is the time when we need more than anything to connect with love – with a divine All-Knowing All-Encompassing Unconditional Love. Praise be to the One, this Love is always with us and in us. We access it …continue reading…