Let yourself be silently drawn
by the strange pull of what you really love.
It will not lead you astray.
Essential Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks
As we all pray for Scott at this time, these words from the Essential Rumi, translated by Coleman Barks, seem to capture his predicament. He is largely silent yet his wife, who is a wonderful writer, keeps us abreast of his every moment of progress. We knew when he spoke his first words after the stroke. Who would think that a man shaving himself would be news, or that a request by him would bring his beloved dogs, Smokey and Sophie, to participate in his healing?
What do YOU really love?
How is its STRANGE PULL leading you?
Ruth Poochigian, O.P.