Just a short one from The Essential Rumi to get you thinking.

“The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you.
Don’t go back to sleep.
You must ask for what you really want.
Don’t go back to sleep.
People are going back and forth across the doorsill
where the two worlds touch.
The door is round and open.
Don’t go back to sleep.”

In what ways do you go back to sleep day to day?

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    Last reviewed: 1 Feb 2011

APA Reference
Goldstein, E. (2011). A Short One to Get You Thinking: Rumi. Psych Central. Retrieved on October 30, 2014, from http://blogs.psychcentral.com/mindfulness/2011/01/a-short-one-to-get-you-thinking-rumi/

 

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