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

The Prophet’s Love

The Prophet’s Love


* * Nasheva learned from Syaikh Musthafa that two days after the burial of the Prophet, Abu Bakar went to the market. When he saw an old and blind beggar was sitting, repeatedly saying, ‘Do not believe in Muhammad. He’s a liar!’ Abu Bakar knew he had found what he was looking for.  Of course Abu Bakar … Continue reading

Twin Flame in Sufism

Twin Flame in Sufism


* * Nasheva heard from Sultan Walad that it all happened twenty six years earlier, in 1244. One fine afternoon, his father, Mawlana Jalaluddin, was teaching by a fountain in a small square close to his madrasa. His pupils were sitting, listening to him attentively and taking notes. Between them were a manifold of books … 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

The Old Man and The Young Man

The Old Man and The Young Man


 * * If it wasn’t because of him, David Rockefeller and that kid Mark Zuckerberg might not have joined the cause. If he didn’t organize the dinner, those fat Chinese tycoons wouldn’t have learned a vocabulary that doesn’t exist in their language: philanthropy. He was the one behind this Giving Pledge idea and he had … Continue reading

Nasheva Speaks of Passion

Nasheva Speaks of Passion


“Syaikha, we know not our passion. How shall we know our passion?” a young woman with long wavy brown hair asked. The other young people were nodding; they seemed to be happy that she asked. Nasheva gazed at the teenager. Her eyes reflected infinite compassion, and a peaceful countenance was radiating from her face. She … Continue reading

What Makes Lionel Messi So Great?

What Makes Lionel Messi So Great?


* * * “A million of people flock here every year and Leo doesn’t want public attention affects his pilgrimage. That’s why for years he always comes privately,” the bald round face guide explained. “But it’s interesting that when he chose the date two months ago, and I told him that you had already chose that … Continue reading