The Root Of The Root Of Your Self — by Rumi

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The Root Of The Root Of Your Self — by Rumi

Post by Welles » Tue Nov 20, 2018 5:44 pm

The Root Of The Root Of Your Self — by Rumi

Don’t go away, come near.
Don’t be faithless, be faithful.
Find the antidote in the venom.
Come to the root of the root of yourself.

Molded of clay, yet kneaded
from the substance of certainty,
a guard at the Treasury of Holy Light —
come, return to the root of the root of your Self.

Once you get hold of selflessness,
You’ll be dragged from your ego
and freed from many traps.
Come, return to the root of the root of your Self.

You are born from the children of God’s creation,
but you have fixed your sight too low.
How can you be happy?
Come, return to the root of the root of your Self.

You were born from a ray of God’s majesty
and have the blessings of a good star.
Why suffer at the hands of things that don’t exist?
Come, return to the root of the root of your Self.

You are a ruby embedded in granite.
How long will you pretend it’s not true?
We can see it in your eyes.
Come to the root of the root of your Self.

You came here from the presence of that fine Friend,
a little drunk, but gentle, stealing our hearts
with that look so full of fire; so,
come, return to the root of the root of your Self.

Rooty toot toot!

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Re: The Root Of The Root Of Your Self — by Rumi

Post by Sandy » Wed Nov 21, 2018 2:41 am

Wow! Love this... :happy "Come to the root of the root of yourself." ... priceless...
Thank you, Welles!
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Re: The Root Of The Root Of Your Self — by Rumi

Post by happyrain » Thu Nov 22, 2018 5:49 am

embracing venom is a common phrasing among sufi mystics. i love it welles, thank you

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Re: The Root Of The Root Of Your Self — by Rumi

Post by Seeker13 » Fri Nov 30, 2018 1:47 am

Thank you for posting this Welles!

Felt like I was in alpha while reading this. Many of my guides gave me the symbol of their presence, even my Dad's, which I haven't felt in a long time! Guess they like it too!

Have a great night,
Kim
And Spirit whispered, "There are no limits."

We are akin to the aspen forests, seemingly separated but in actuality, one organism.

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