Wednesday, February 8, 2012

quiet and secret

Keep quiet and secret with your soul-work.
Don’t worry so much about your body.
God sewed that robe. Leave it as it is.
Be more deeply courageous.
Change your soul.

~ Attar of Nishapur (1145-1221)
translated by Coleman Barks
photo by eliot porter

Attar's Tomb - photo by Nik Pendaar