Today, I wanted to continue staying in bed, snuggled under my warm bed covers. I heard the wind howl last night and I knew it was going to be a very cold day. Colder than usual.
In order for us to experience everything the world has to offer, we must first come to appreciate all that we already have. Because beyond all doubt, our challenges are always accompanied by great gifts.
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.