Leaf of the Tree

Finding the Divine in the Details

A growing wisdom and joy

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A heart full of thanks to Isha Lerner for the love she helps us invite into the world, and this wonderful poem of Rumi’s that she hopes “may prove to be a useful companion on your journey”.

Blessed journey to all.

 

This is how a human being can change:
there’s a worm addicted to eating
grape leaves.
Suddenly, he wakes up,
call it grace, whatever, something
wakes him, and he’s no longer
A worm.

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and the orchard too, the fruit, the trunks,
a growing wisdom and joy
that doesn’t need
to devour.

~ Rumi

3 thoughts on “A growing wisdom and joy

  1. How beautiful … thank you dearest friend for sharing.

  2. Thank you—this post is a gift and a blessing.🙂

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