What still pulls on your soul?

athena-red-hair-Thomas-Dodd

What in your life is calling you,
when all the noise is silenced,
the meetings adjourned,
the lists laid aside,
and the wild iris blooms by itself
in the dark forest,
what still pulls on your soul?

— Rumi

 


Poem Source: Stalwart Reader; Photograph – Athena by Thomas Dodd. See bio here.

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  1. Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    RUMI …. always soothes!!

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  2. love.

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  3. Rumi.

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  4. Ahh, another fine Rumi-nation!

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  5. Umm critical questions that I don’t know the answer of…

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  6. Knowing what pulls on one’s soul – and following that pull…

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  7. There is something pulling at my soul, although it might just revolve around hope rather than reality. The fact that my dog would follow me into that dark forest and stay at my side, just because she loves and trusts me, is enough for now.

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  8. ophelia says:

    very fond of Thomas too!

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  9. At it’s root such a simple question…. Love this..

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  10. I know I’m late on this one. It has stuck with me since I read it. I have so many random encounters with people I’ll never see again. Sometimes they touch me in beautiful ways. I wonder how I’ve touched people.

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  11. Beautiful reminder David, thank you 🙂

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  12. That’s a very beautiful question, and a very relevant one! 🙂

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  13. Music. It plays with the strings of your heart, appropriate for any occasion.

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