What a pleasant surprise, your Rumi story that will compliment a poem of his I have just posted…LOL!
A Sufi mystic who had always remained happy was asked by people who observed him almost every day for the last 70 years, why he had never ever been found sad. One day they asked him, ‘Pray tell us, what is the secret of your happiness? We have never seen you forlorn but looking joyful and smiling forever. We would definitely like to hear from you what makes you happy and cheerful and take some learnings of value from you.’
The Sufi very kindly said, ‘There is no great secret.It is very simple. Every morning when I wake up, I meditate for five minutes and I say to myself, ‘Listen now my friend and soulmate, there are two possibilities for you, either you can beMISERABLEthe whole day through and keep on crying at your misfortunes and bad luck, or you can beBLISSFULand lead a…
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