Transactions with Beauty

Lovers find secret places

inside this violent world

where they make transactions

with beauty.

Reason says, Nonsense.

I have walked and measured the walls here.

There are no places like that.

Love says, There are.

Rumi, from “Secret Places,” *Bridge to the Soul: Journeys Into the
Music and Silence of the Heart* — as rendered by Coleman Barks

Thank You – Robert Breszny for this find

Posted by | Paul Reynolds
Paul has been a yoga teacher on the Island of Kauai for many years and is the facilitator of the weekly Living the Question Blog - a repository of wisdom and inspiration. Paul also produces and hosts Le Guru is You Radio Show, showcasing everyday gurus.

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