Don’t set your heart on bones (Rumi)

Little by little God takes away human beauty:
little by little the sapling withers.
Go, recite “To whomever We give a length of days,
We also cause them to decline.”*
Seek the spirit;
don’t set your heart on bones.

Version by Camille and Kabir Helminski found here

* Quran 36:68

Published on May 14, 2007 at 5:24 pm  Leave a Comment  

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