The past is gone, depression will never bring it to life. The future isn't promised, worrying won't change it. Today is all you have. 19+1. Male. Tanzanian. Muslim. Ask me anything. Formerly zachrome.tumblr.com.
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’
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.
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’.
I saw Sorrow holding a cup of Pain.
I said, ‘Hey Sorrow, sorry to see you this way.
What’s troubling you?
What’s with the cup?”
Sorrow said, “What else can I do?
All this joy that you have brought to the world has killed my business completely.