Tag Archives: Rumi

Humility vs. Self-Absorption

Photo by Mariel Reiser Thought for the Week According to a recent study, only about 50% of men over age seventy are still sexually active. But when surveyed, nearly 100% of them say they are. Apparently, it’s not diamonds, or … Continue reading

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Yesterday I Was Foolish

Thought for the Week No one can remain young–although some manage to approximate it by remaining foolish. Sadly, our world encourages the behavior. And always has. The phrase “live fast, die young, and leave a good-looking corpse” derives from a … Continue reading

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Let’s Do it Better This Time

Surprising words from a man whose wisdom, at least at times, exceeded his behavior. But then it’s true of all of us at times, isn’t it? Currently, it seems it’s true of many. As the coronavirus lockdown unravels, many people … Continue reading

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“Chill October” (1870) by John Everett Millais

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Yesterday I Was Clever

No one can remain young, though some approximate it by remaining foolish. ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ “Yesterday I was clever, so I wanted to change the world. Today I am wise, so I am changing myself.” ~Rumi

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