"Today I was talking with a woman who lamented some of the roads not taken in her life, and, with a chagrined expression, said, "and this is where I will always be, always falling short." – "What are you so afraid of," I asked." – James Hollis, Ph.D.
"What are those?" The stranger asked. I looked at my hands. The thrones growing sharper by the second. "These are my protection. Protection against people like you!" I screamed, and the thorns ripped out of my hands and stabbed at the man.
If one day I am given a moment in solitude with you. I will trample the two worlds underfoot and dance forever". -Shams Tabrizi. "Love is always thirsty and looking for a thirsty lover. Love and lover follow each other like day and night." - Rumi