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The Cheapest Room in the House

Bob Sima & Shannon Plummer (“Where the Light Gets In”)

Message, music and meditation
Sunday, May 30, 2021

Your Mother and My Mother
Fear is the cheapest room in the house.
I would like to see you living
In better conditions,
For your mother and my mother
Were friends.
I know the Innkeeper
In this part of the universe.
Get some rest tonight,
Come to my verse again tomorrow.
We’ll go speak to the Friend together.
 
I should not make any promises right now,
But I know if you
Pray
Somewhere in this world—
Something good will happen.
God wants to see
More love and playfulness in your eyes
For that is your greatest witness to Him.

Your soul and my soul
Once sat together in the Beloved’s womb
Playing footsie.
Your heart and my heart
are very, very old
Friends.-HAFIZ; translation by Daniel Ladinsky

The Gift: Poems by Hafiz the Great Sufi Master

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