Sharing a special Rumi edition. My thought is ignore the cultures indicated in the story so the intent of the story is not possibly lost. My other thought of sharing this one (I have referred to it before) Is for us to consider the polishing of our thoughts and hearts in these times to bring clarity and let shine our purest Light. I hope you like it. Praying for a positive Holy Week and Passover in these interesting times.
The Greek and Chinese Artists
The Prophet said, “There are some who see me
by the same light in which I am seeing them.
Our natures are one.
Without reference to any strands
of lineage, without reference to texts or traditions,
we drink the life-water together.”
Here’s a story about that hidden mystery:
The Chinese and the Greeks
were arguing as to who were the better artists.
The King said,
“We’ll settle this matter with a debate.”
The Chinese began talking,
but the Greeks wouldn’t say...