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Sunday, August 12, 2018

Zikr as A Wonderful Practice of Re-Membering

Zikr as A Wonderful Practice of Re-Membering Practice that which you wish to perfect. Practice makes perfect. Here is what happens in Zikr. Worshippers hold hands in a circle with musicians in the center. Right had faces down, left up to aid in the circulation of Divine energy. Music begins. Dancers... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, August 6, 2018

When Remenering is Re-membering

When Remembering is Re-membering It is possible to achieve a state of re-membering your relationship with The Great Creator. In this state, we re-assemble our Unity wit Oneness. We are reborn, saved, redeemed. When you live re-membered, then there is nothing that is not you. That, my dear friends,... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Being in Remembrance

Being in Remembrance Being in remembrance is different than remembering. The first is a state. The second is a momentary experience. Have enough moments of the second and you may achieve the first. The mystics tell us that the first is like dwelling in the Heart of The Divine. Which would you... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Forgetting

Forgetting How often we get caught up in the drama that is life. In those moments, God may as well not exist. And then comes the moment when we remember that we have forgotten, and in that moment we are free to begin remembering again. This the story of most of us. And we do our best. And if we... Sign in to see full entry.

Remembering

Remembering One goal of one on the Sufi path is to achieve a state or macalm of sending God’s Presence on each breath. We call it remembering. It is remembering God and Who we are and Where we have come from. To aid our remembering, we may use a mantra or wazifa, meditating on some quality of the... Sign in to see full entry.

Saturday, July 21, 2018

In God, All Things Are Possible

Gayan 476 - Chala 156 - There is nothing on earth or in heaven which is not within the reach of man. When God is within his reach, what can be beyond it? The picture of the angels in all times one finds in the image of man. If all that exists in the world and in Heaven is to be bound in man then... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Remembering and Forgetting

Remembering and Forgetting There are two arenas where remembering and forgetting come into play. The most important arena has to do with our remembering and forgetting God’s Presence. Brother Lawlrence demonstrates, it is possible to stay conscious of God’s presence in every moment of our lives. If... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, July 16, 2018

Uber Stories

Uber Stories It was a 40-minute ride from the truck stop to the motel near the shop working on his truck. So, when I found out he was an Assembly of God minister, we went deep quickly. I told him I was a retired Episcopal priest. The Clergy bond was immediate and profound. It ran higher and deeper... Sign in to see full entry.

Sunday, July 15, 2018

The Breeze at Dawn

The Breeze at Dawn The great mystic poet, Rumi, wrote that ‘the breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you.’ This same insight is captured in the cultural wisdom, ‘the early bird gets the worm.” These hours before dawn are magic. The silence is not just physical, but there is a quietness on the mental... Sign in to see full entry.

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Truth Alone

GAYAN 124 - BOULA -083 - Truth alone is success, and real success is truth. The work of the Sufi Movement is not to collect all the rainwater in its own tanks, but to work and make a way for the stream of the message to flow, supplying water too the fields of the world. The work of the Sufi mission... Sign in to see full entry.

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