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MAY
28
2014

The Sun

Have you ever seen anything in your life more wonderful than the way the sun, every evening, relaxed and easy, floats toward the horizon and into the clouds or the hills, or the rumpled sea, and is gone– and how it slides again out of the blackness, every morning, on the
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MAY
28
2014

Sunrise

You can die for it- an idea, or the world. People have done so, brilliantly, letting their small bodies be bound to the stake, creating an unforgettable fury of light. But this morning, climbing the familiar hills in the familiar fabric of dawn, I thought of China, and India and
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MAY
28
2014

The Sun In Drag

You are the Sun in drag. You are God hiding from yourself. Remove all the “mine”—that is the veil. Why ever worry about Anything? Listen to what your friend Hafiz Knows for certain: The appearance of this world Is a Magi’s brilliant trick, though its affairs are
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MAY
28
2014

Why Aren’t We Screaming Drunks

The sun once glimpsed God’s true nature And has never been the same. Thus that radiant sphere Constantly pours its energy Upon this earth As does He from behind The veil. With a wonderful God like that Why isn’t everyone a screaming drunk? Hafiz’s guess is this:
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MAY
28
2014

One day the sun admitted,

One day the sun admitted, I am just a shadow. I wish I could show you The Infinite Incandescence That has cast my brilliant image! I wish I could show you, When you are lonely or in the darkness, The Astonishing Light Of your own Begin! — Hafiz
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MAY
28
2014

The spirit of the sun whispers to me

The spirit of the sun whispers to me, it says go ahead, you can do it, shine… like me. There is darkness, and you can be the flame of one candle without shame. — Hafiz
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