Posted by: Philip Carr-Gomm | November 21, 2011

This Being Human…

This being human is a guest house. Every morning is a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor…Welcome and entertain them all. Treat each guest honorably. The dark thought, the shame, the malice, meet them at the door laughing, and invite them in. Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.

Rumi


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  2. This was particularly needed today. How eloquent is Rumi? Excellent thank you.

  3. you probably have seen this, Philip, but I thought I would post it anyway….

    about Tony Wrenche’s round house.
    How about more of these communities around now?
    from Alice

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