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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 am a retired educator who recently completed a PhD at Gonzaga University in Spokane, WA. My dissertation topic and research was how teachers experience becoming who they are as teachers, as human subjects. For me, teaching is a calling and vocation that allows me to express who I am as a person. Currently, I am waiting and listening to what will call me. We have begun a small consulting and leadership firm called Rocky River Leadership & Consulting Ltd.

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

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  2. But…I never saw a quote. I came to the site and there was only a place to comment..no quote…

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    • 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.

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

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  4. 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.

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    • 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.

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