Just Sit There

Here’s a powerful poem that I read a few days ago in Leo Hartong’s book ‘Awakening to the Dream‘, and haven’t been able to get out of my mind. It brings a sigh of pause and peace every time I read it. Hope it does the same for you 🙂


Picture from Front Cover of “I Heard God Laughing” Translations of Hafiz by D.Ladinsky

sit there right now.

Don’t do a thing. Just rest.

For your

separation from God

is the hardest work in the world.

– Hafiz in Love Poems from God: Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and West,
translated by Daniel Ladinsky, Penguin, New York, 2002.

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