Rumi: Wise Words of a 13th Century Poet

Rumi: Wise Words of a 13th Century Poet

I gave myself a year to heal, a year to find myself again as an independent being. After the year was up, it was still hard to open myself up again, to trust my heart with someone new. But at 33, I didn’t want to lose any more time or the possibility of still having a family down the road. At 19, I’d given birth to a beautiful daughter and put her in the arms of amazing adopting parents, and though I was at peace with that decision, particularly after seeing the person she was becoming, I found the thought of possibly giving up my only child to be devastating at the time. I had to try, and Rumi’s words once again spoke to me:

 

“Very little grows on jagged rock. Be ground. Be crumbled, so wildflowers will come up where you are.” Rumi - Wise Words of a 13th Century Poet - from The Life You Have Imagined

 

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