In the poem, The Guest House, Rumi is using the metaphor of a guest house to form an image that each day is an opportunity to experience something new in our lives, even if it’s unexpected.
It took me most of my adult life to understand just how important the breath is. I know it sounds crazy but it’s true. Something we do every day, yet, many of us take for granted. How many times do we inhale and exhale without giving it a second thought?
“True mastery can be gained by letting things go their own way. It can’t be gained by interfering.” ~ Lao Tzu
For a while now I’ve been letting go of being in the driver’s seat and controlling how my life unfolds.