A RE-BLOG POST Unfolding the Rose……..


That Rumi touches our hearts together is remarkable, and so I must re-blog it here to share this lovely poem.

Boundless Blessings by Kamal

Unfolding the Rose

I came across this beautiful poem by 13th century Sufi Poet – Jalaluddin Rumi.  I would love to share it on my blog.  The poem goes like this:

It is only a tiny rosebud

A flower of God’s design

But I cannot unfold the petals

With these clumsy hands of mine

The secret of unfolding flowers

Is not known to such as I

God opens this flower so sweetly

When in my hands they fade and die

If I cannot unfold a rosebud

This flower of God’s design

Then how can I think I have wisdom

To unfold this life of mine?

So, I’ll trust in Him for His leading

Each moment of every day

I will look to Him for His guidance

Each step of the pilgrim way

The pathway that lies before me

Only my Heavenly Father knows

I’ll trust Him to unfold the moments

Just as…

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