Lovedrunk: An Ode to Rumi

By Adam J. Pearson Oh Rumi– Wise master of the Sufis, Greatest of the mystic poets, How light you write In golden words that soar like birds, Of those who dance in dazzling turns And spin in wild spirals. Dazed and dreamlike, dancing drunk On the finest wine of love, Which pours out of the Oneness To fill cup-like open hearts When the doors…

If You Free How You See, You Yourself Become Free

By Adam J. Pearson If we look at our fellow human beings and see only bodies to be judged and evaluated, then we do not see them at all; we see only surfaces and miss the great depths within them, like mistaking the tips of icebergs for all that they are and thereby missing the…

Forgive and Be Free: The Liberating Power of Forgiveness

By Adam J. Pearson Introduction I waited a long time before writing this article for two reasons. The first is that I really wanted forgiveness to sink in so that I could talk about it from the insider’s point of view of someone who practices it. The second is that I don’t consider myself to be an authority…