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The state of the heart changes constantly. Mine is no different. A minute ago I was sad. In a flash I'm happy. The heart delights on faith. Allah is Might. 21. Male. Tanzanian. Muslim. Formerly zachrome.tumblr.com Go on. Drop me a delightful message.
No matter what plans you make, no matter what you acquire, the thief will enter from the unguarded side. Be occupied, then, with what you really value and let the thief take something less.
-Rumi

Do not despair when the Beloved sends you away. Today’s rejection may turn tomorrow to an invitation.
-Rumi

How very close is your soul with mine. I know for sure everything you think…goes through my mind.
-Rumi

I have learned silence from the talkative,
tolerance from the intolerant,
and kindness from the unkind.
I should not be ungrateful to these teachers.
-Kahlil Gibran

Beauty surrounds us, but usually we need to be walking in a garden to know it.
-Rumi

Almighty God admitted me to His presence in two thousand stations, and in every station He offered me a kingdom, but I declined it. God said to me, ‘Bâyezîd, what do you desire?’ I replied, ‘I desire not to desire’
-Bâyezîd Bistâmî

Lovers feel a truth inside that rational people keep denying.
-Rumi

Something flows from your eyes that is beyond a thousand false desires.
-Rumi

Do not leave me. Hide in my heart like a secret. Wind around my head like a turban. ‘I come and go as I please,’ you say, ‘Swift as a heartbeat.’ You can tease me as much as you like, but never leave me.
-Rumi

When the compulsive, tyrannical self sees the inside beauty, it melts.
-Rumi

All your restlessness is out of your desire for stillness.
-Rumi

If you wish for light, be ready to receive light.
-Rumi

Since you will come and throw kisses at my tombstone later…why not give them to me now? This is me, that same person.
-Rumi

Reason says, I will win him with my eloquence.
Love says, I will win him with my silence.
Soul says, How can I ever win him when all I have is already his?
-Rumi

Never does a lover seek union unless his beloved is seeking him. When love for the Real has grown up in your heart, without doubt the Real has love for you. You will never hear the sound of one hand clapping without the other. The thirsty man laments, ‘O sweet water!’. The water laments, ‘Where is the drinker?’. Our souls’ thirst is the attraction of the Water - we belong to It and It belongs to us’.
-Rumi

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