Thursday, January 12, 2017

whenever you entrust your heart to a thought






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Whenever you entrust your heart to a thought,
something will be taken from you inwardly
Whatever you think and acquire, the thief will
enter from that side where you feel safe
So busy yourself with that which is better, so
that something less may be taken from you.


–Rumi
Mathnawi II:1505-1507
William Chittick translation



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