Rumi Status

You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?

Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.

The wound is the place where the light enters you.

The moon stays bright when it doesn’t avoid the night.

Don’t be satisfied with stories, how things have gone with others. Unfold your own myth.

Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray.

The quieter you become, the more you are able to hear.

The wound is where the light enters you.

Be a lamp, or a lifeboat, or a ladder. Help someone’s soul heal. Walk out of your house like a shepherd.

The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.

Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes round in another form.

Respond to every call that excites your spirit.

The rose’s rarest essence lives in the thorns.

What you seek is seeking you.

Be foolishly in love, because love is all there is.

The pains you feel are messenger, listen to them.

The art of knowing is knowing what to ignore.

At the center of being. You have the answer. You know who you are and you know what you want.

Run from what is comfortable. Forget safety. Live where you fear to live. Destroy your reputation. Be notorious.

You have to keep breaking your heart until it opens.

Listen to silence. It has so much to say.

You are not a drop in the ocean. You are the entire ocean in a drop.

The quitter you become. The more you are able to hear.

Be like a tree and let the dead leaves drop.

The inspiration you need is already within you. Be silent and listen.

Your heart and my heart are very very old friends.

Try something different – surrender.

You have seen my descent. Now watch my rising.

Being a candle is not easy. In order to give light one must first burn.

Out beyond ideas of wrong doing and right doing there is a field. I will meet you there.

The moment you accept what troubles you have been given, the doors will open.

Yesterday I was cleaver, so I wanted to change the world. Today I’m wise, so I am changing myself.

When setting out on a journey, Don’t seek advice from those who have never left home.

Raise your words, not the voice. It is the rain that grows flowers not the thunder.

The desire to know your own soul will end all other desires.

Love is the bridge between you and everything.

Our death is our wedding with eternity.

Silence is the language of God. All else is poor translation.

Your heart knows the way. Run in that direction.

Set your life on fire. Seek those who fan your flames.

Appear as you are, Be as you appear.

This is a subtle truth – whatever you love, you are.

Don’t grieve. Anything you lose comes around in another form.

There is a voice that doesn’t use words. Listen.

The beauty you see in me is reflection of you.

Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere. They are in each other all along.

Go find yourself first, so you can find me.

Tear of the mask. Your face is glorious.