Treasure Island

Mewlana Jalaluddin Rumi

(1207 - 1273 / Persia)

There is a Candle in your Heart


There is a candle in the heart of man, waiting to be kindled.
In separation from the Friend, there is a cut waiting to be
stitched.
O, you who are ignorant of endurance and the burning
fire of love--
Love comes of its own free will, it can't be learned
in any school.

Submitted: Tuesday, March 30, 2010

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