We are busy with the luxury of things.
Their number and multiple faces bring
To us confusion we call knowledge. Say:
God created the world, pinned night to day,
Made mountains to weigh it down, seas
To wash its face, living creatures with pleas
(The ancestors of prayers) seeking a place
In this mystery that floats in endless space.
God set the earth on the back of a bull,
The bull on a fish dancing on a spool
Of silver light so fine it is like air;
That in turn rests on nothing there
But nothing that nothing can share.
All things are but masks at Godís beck and call,
They are symbols that instruct us that God is all - Attar - Invocation - from The Conference of the Birds: The Selected Sufi Poetry of Farid ud-Din Attar
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Bright, flowing and free, love transcends all pain of the heart.
The universe, filled with the love of Spirit, knows me well.
Daily greetings from the sun, nightly nods from the moon,
I am a part of the great cycle of life.
As the tree sprouts to life, so do I.
As the flower grows, so do I.
As the leaves fall to the earth once more, so do I.
Nature, Spirit and I are one in the never ending dance of love.
I was born to express the freedom of Spirit.
When I reach out to you with love,
I feel this cosmic energy stream freely through me.
When I release painful burdens from the past,
I am the flowing water of the river and not a rock on its shores.
When I live in joy,
I create heaven on Earth.
The blissful independence of God lives through me.
I see the physical world, but I look deeper.
I hear words spoken, but I listen deeper.
I feel the impact of actions,
but I sense deeper.
I know many things about life, but I discern deeper.
I am an observer of life, noticing patterns, choices, and paths.
I am a participant of life, living in the heart of the moment.
I am a discerner of life, perceiving the underlying love empowering all moments.
I look for love, allowing it to guide my way.
I seek Godís inspiration,
the seed of creativity.
I search for wisdom,
the power of new growth.
I look within to discern lifeís truths.
I nurture hope, the divine expectation.
I have faith in life everlasting.
I know love, Godís eternal promise.
I am blessed on the path of illumination.
For the Love of Spirit
I open my heart to Spirit.
I trust in the love of Spirit.
I know that Spirit moves through me for my highest and best good.
I follow Spirit in each and every step I take.
I am Spirit in action.
Journey with Spirit
We journey into the heart of God,
Soaring on the wings of Spiritís love.
Embracing our forgotten memories,
We remember Godís guiding hand.
Spiritís light leads us home.
Who I Am
I am the light of peace.
I am the breath of Spirit.
I am the strength of a thousand horses.
I am the courage of a new day.
I am the love of a child.
I am who I am.
In the Silence
In the silence, I turn to you.
My inner heart, my inner mind knows the truth.
I am whole, complete in every way.
I am love, greeting all I meet with open arms.
I am silence, rich with simplicity.
In the silence, I remember these words:
Let all who come to me feel my spirit touching their soul.
I remember who I am.
I use my power for peace.
I am blessed with spiritual vision.
I accept my inner truth.
I act in good faith.
I see love in all things.
When I remember, I create heaven here and now.