“We are like lutes once held by God. Being away from His warm body fully explains this constant yearning.” Hafiz
I was recently sitting with a friend of mine. We were discussing culture and creative expression in general, and the need for it, especially among Muslims, and western Muslims in particular. It is a topic that has interested and concerned me for many years. We swapped some ideas
Where are you now when we need you…
Rumi and Shamsi Tabriz?
All the words that you spoke and the rules that you broke
that’s the only thing now can really free us.
We’ll follow your light through the tunnel
that takes us through the dark and the cold.
We’ll follow your light, through the wild and windy night,
out into the daylight so bold.