Daily readings of the 13th Century Persian poet as translated
by Coleman Barks
Work and love, Freud said, the two great parameters in our lives. How difficult when they clash, and how much better when one buoys up the other.
My goodness this couldn't be more apt for me right now..
Yes that guys poetry has some VERY spooky timing. It has given me the chills more times than I have kept tract of.
many evenings in my younger days i would have met the skin of this poem and known it for my own experience. steven
There is the revealing. And then there is the daily quest for application of love and forgiveness after the pain. If we can allow one another to move forward, out of their mistakes, good. But it takes hard work to believe in them again. That's my "practical application" of this passage.
I have friends walking this path or friends that should be. Such wisdom from an age long past that is still fresh today.
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