THE GUEST HOUSE. This being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes. This poem by Rumi is something you will see and hear in mindfulness courses and retreats all over the world. I also use it regularly with the. You searched for: the guest house poem! Etsy is the home to thousands of handmade, vintage, and one-of-a-kind products and gifts related to your search.
|Published:||27 December 2017|
|PDF File Size:||35.98 Mb|
|ePub File Size:||39.88 Mb|
The Guest House, Rumi, Interpretation | julianspalding
The dark thought, the shame, the malice, meet them at the door laughing, and invite them in. Be grateful for whoever comes, because each has been sent as a guide from beyond.
He says these feelings may be worldly or spiritual turn up at the guest house. the guest house poem
When depression arrives at your door, greet it with a smile on your face. That's what he's saying.
Over the next several days, welcome the uncomfortable inside. Visit with it and learn from it.
The Guest House
Listen to what it has to say and then take this information to do an inspection of the life you are creating. Look for the strength in your house and the weaknesses too.
Take the chance to answer the doorbell and allow every experience inside. From an accomplished teacher and jurist, Rumi was transformed into an ascetic.
On the night of 5 Decemberas Rumi and Shams were talking, Shams was called to the back door. He went out, never to be seen again. Admit all feelings to the banquet of love or else they will destroy the guest house poem by their insistence to be recognized, embraced and admitted to full conscious awareness.
Rumi validates my own life experience and inner knowing, reminding me to be grateful for all my inner family, the dark and the light, the shame and the triumphant spirit, the malice and the generosity of spirit. When feelings are disowned and banished to the the guest house poem, they exert undue influence on our lives.
They demand to be recognized despite our attempts to repress them. Conversely, when disowned parts of self are recognized and integrated into conscious awareness, we become a more whole version of ourselves.