RSS Feed

Today’s Quote

Today’s Quote.

I love Rumi quotes and poetry. It remains timely even hundreds of years later.

You will have to visit the site to see which quote it is.

About ivonprefontaine

I completed a PhD at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. Previously, I taught for 20 years and taught for 15 years in a wonderful hybrid school. My dissertation topic and research were how certain teachers experience becoming who teachers. In teaching and leanring, I am a boundary-crosser who understands moving ahead is a leap of faith. Teaching is a calling and vocation to express who I am as a person. Currently, I am waiting and listening to what calls me next. I am an educator, phenomenologist, scholar, boundary-crosser, published poet, author, parent, grandparent, and spouse.

14 responses »

  1. Your quotes from Rumi constitute my entire knowledge of this poet. I have to take this opportunity to thank you

  2. But…I never saw a quote. I came to the site and there was only a place to quote…

    • I am not sure why that happened. Here it is for you: Let yourself be silently drawn
      by the strange pull of what you really love.
      It will not lead you astray.

      • Yes..exactly what I believe. When things get complicated/depressing/hopeless/boring–it always works. Just let go and go with your intuition–in short, what you cannot help but do. Even when not exactly logical, if you are true to what you love, it works out. (With the possible exception of sociopaths.)

      • Sometimes the illogical is more logical than the logical. When I met Kathy, we were not looking for a relationship, but we knew quickly and could not explain the draw in words. When we told her parents we were getting married, they laughed and said they had known that for some time.

      • We aren’t as inscrutable as we suppose, are we?

  3. yes!!!

  4. that is a beautiful quote. That magical intuitive pull that guides us. Aww, makes me beathe easier. Peaceful weekend is wished to you.

  5. A wonderful quote. I’m am amazed how relevant his poetry remains – timeless. I have a collection of his poems as well as quotes, and his poetry inspired me to start writing poetry when I was in my 20s.

    • I found his poetry via Parker Palmer’s writing while I was doing my undergraduate degree. I just find such depth in the words and spaces. I think his words are more relevant today than at any other time.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: