Monday, October 10, 2005

The Power of God

Your power comes from the power of God,
not from the veins or the beating heart.
The power of the saints comes from God,
not from feasts and trays of provisions.
They were created from the light
that transcends the angel and the Spirit alike.

-Rumi, "Mathnawi"

Translated by Aneela Khalid Arshed. Copyright 1999. All rights reserved.
Used with permission of The Crossroad Publishing Company, New York.

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