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A Lover’s Heart

A Lover’s Heart


* * The only reason why rainbow is so beautiful is because it is the heart of the sky. A lover’s heart is a million rainbows. * A lover’s heart is a sweet incense with divine fragrance, for it has burned with love. With love only it has burned. * Now look up. See the … Continue reading

To the Sinai

To the Sinai


* * Then Nasheva continued, O people of Egypt, What was said to the Sinai mountain that made it strong, was said to me here in my heart, And here I say it to you, so your heart becomes strong. What was said to the chrysanthemums that made them blossom, was whispered to my ears, … Continue reading

Brighter

Brighter


* * Upset with things going wrong in the world? Fine, but don’t be so bitter. Bitterness is darkness. * If there’s only darkness in your heart, how can you find light in others’ heart? * Can your eyes bear the light of the sun? And so unworthy hearts cannot bear the light of the … Continue reading

Wisdom Is Light

Wisdom Is Light


* * Wisdom is not about truth; it’s about accepting truth. If truth comes to you but it doesn’t move your heart, something is wrong. What’s the use of music for the deaf? * The sun melts snow, but the sun is melted by wisdom; For the light of the sun bows only to the light … Continue reading

Magic Spell

Magic Spell


* * “I pray you tell us what love is, Syaikha.” Nasheva gave the man a compassionate smile and replied, Love is what drains you even if you become an ocean. It is what soaks you even if you become a desert. * Drink love; it is a magic spell. With love, you’ll walk on … Continue reading

Drunk in Love

Drunk in Love


* * A lover walks a thousand miles and confuses West for East, but keeps whirling. That’s what love gives to real lovers: drunkenness. * Being in love is drunkenness. Being sober is not love. Not until you are drunk in love can you truly feel what it means to be ‘alive’. * Love is … Continue reading

Fountain of Fire

Fountain of Fire


* * Soon, as they were approaching the house, from the distance both Nasheva and Sultan Walad saw her Master was outside the house, standing close to a fig tree. Some of the leaves of the tree had fallen, blown by the wind, but the remaining light green leaves trembled on the flat but tarnished, … Continue reading

Small Roles

Small Roles


* * * A young man with short brown hair asked, “Syaikha, even when we have a dream, it is better if we play small roles is it not? Pursuing our dreams is not only a difficult life but we may offend others too. We may make others jealous or upset. They would think we … Continue reading

The Path of Love

The Path of Love


* * In Love there are no rules, But there is a path to follow. * The path of Love is easy to walk on. It is not very difficult, trust me. * In the path of Love you can either become the sun or the moon. When you illuminate Light you become the sun, … Continue reading