Do you know what you are? You are a manuscript oƒ a divine letter. You are a mirror reflecting a noble face. This universe is not outside of you. Look inside yourself; everything that you want, you are already that.   ~ Rumi    


  If I flinched at every grief, I would be an intelligent idiot.  If   I were not the sun, I’d ebb and flow like sadness.  If you were not   my guide, I’d wander lost in Sanai. If there were no light, I’d keep   opening and closing the door.  If there were no […]


      Dance when you’re broken open. Dance when you’ve torn the bandage off. Dance in the middle of fighting. Dance in your blood. Dance when you’re perfectly free. Struck, the dancer hears a tambourine inside her, like a wave that crests into foam at the very top, Begins. Maybe you don’t hear that […]


      I am writing the book of my stories, called All Better Bye and Bye – the chronicles of growing up in a body that was never my own, a family that was more a collection of mismatched souls than anything, a house full of secrets and abuse – and how I got […]


    Passion makes the old medicine new: Passion lops off the bough of weariness. Passion is the elixir that renews: how can there be weariness when passion is present? Oh, don’t sigh heavily from fatigue: seek passion, seek passion, seek passion! ~ Rumi   Everything has changed for me lately, and I’m not sure […]


      Water, stories, the body all the things we do are mediums that hide and show what is hidden.   Study them and enjoy this being washed with a secret we sometimes know and then not.   ~ Rumi    


        I have seen it happen when a person dies:  The soul will come to the gates of paradise, and there, God will open a magnificent book and read a few notes His angels wrote beneath each name. God reads that to see if the soul is worthy of entering His mind […]