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Lover’s Tree

I You They Listen Love all Hate none Understand Give a smile Contemplate Control anger Avoid a gossip Pray for…

Time

I nourished four lovely daughters of which has each own God-given endowment and temperament Through my journey along with these…

Gentle Breath

Oh, my Beloved! The Warmness of Your Presence soothes me How can I ignore the Sweetness of Your Voice that…

New Year, New Self

Rainy days seemed to stay; it never said goodbye. The atmospheric condition of the world we live in showed signs…

Separation

Oh the Love of my heart! allow not the wave of separation sweeps over me, for the agony of longing…

Reach for the Stars!

“Why are you afraid of death?” A Buddhist lecturer raised this question as he began to speak about the reflections…

Mirror

Oh, my soul! keep polishing the mirror lovers keep polishing the mirror keep polishing the mirror polishing the mirror the…

A Good Shepherd

The cold and foggy weather of December will say sayonara soon. Some of us who tried to give the impression…

Maturity

Oh, my soul! To immerse oneself in the Remembrance of the Beloved and soar into the gentle wind of His…

Never Again

never again will you be… the brutish torturer that   could shatter my dreams  the unjust leader that   could imprison my…

Wake Up!

Oh, my dark soul!the company of friends you love come and goyou continuously satisfy the demands of your dark ego…

The Silent Builders

The Beloved God commanded us to have a great veneration not only for Him but also for our parents especially…

Sacredness Of Rhythm

Soaring with SOR! Was there a way to back-pedal when reality began to cuddle me? Once upon a time, I…

In Awe

I was and still am in awe How can I deny the Beloved’s Power? How can I not submit to…

Bloom

Oh, lovers of Truth! Have we truly evolved with the right disposition and blossomed like fragrant flowers? © Copyright 2017…

The Rhythm of Love

Falling in love is the most bewildering, intoxicating, and ridiculous phenomenon that one may ever experience. As a matter of…

Love’s Sanctuary

Until now I am still overwhelmed by my wonderful experience: A visit to the Sanctuary of Love. It was February.…

Serenity

Oh, seekers of Truth! After a long travel from the vileness of our shallow, chaotic, and blinded selves, perhaps with…

Spread Your Wings

“Number six!” The saleslady called my number as it popped out at the monitor screen. It was my turn! One…

Close at Hand

Reading, educating oneself, and putting into practice what is upon the Sacred Scripture of the Beloved God is the best…

Agony

Oh, lovers of Love! when you feel the agony of separation from your Beloved, you catapult yourself into dumbness that…

Sinner’s Colostrum

Normally, a newborn baby needs to drink colostrum, which is the first secretion from a mammary glands of a mother…

Right Education

Three days before the Islamic New Year (Amun Jadid) way back in 2017, I (and hubby) dropped by the (UPD) Kampuhan…

Loyalty

When my daughter’s co-actor brought his son to rehearsal, little Tadashi started to cry. Without hesitation, I cuddled his three…

A Fragile Grip on Reality

It was November 21, a manic Monday and another panic mom-day: buy the kids’ school stuff, pay the bills, and…

Another Glittering Path

Beyond the shadow of a doubt, a believer of the Higher Being would commemorate with love as he welcomes the…

Or Else

If you love a thing, give it away; or else it will possess you. If you love someone, set him…

The Guest is Coming!

The arrival of the holy month of Ramadan (fasting) was highly thought of by the Masjid Darussalam in Cavite City…

Sultan or Saint

This reminds me of The story of the Saint & the Sultan/the Sultan & the Saint that promotes peace it…

Nurturing the Heart

While the heaven and the earth are so vast that it cannot even contain the Beloved, one would certainly ponder…

Blinded Soul

Oh, my dark soul! unless you change what is inside your heart no god can change your condition no master…

Melodious Sound

You may find this awkward, funny, weird, or whatever, up to you. Now allow me to share what I heard…

Lift the Veil!

“Why do you cover your hair/head?” “Are you under going therapy?” “Are you a Muslim?” Others who are unaware of…

Woman: An Epitome of Love

“Clicked!” I was inspired to take a picture of a lovely white orchids sitting tight as a centrepiece. My attention…

Two Hearts

In the name of the Infinite Light Two shadows sparkle in dark and silent Ah! Nothing exists but Oneness of…

Intimacy

Oh, my soul! Closeness with the One is a moment of rapture Every lover’s dream is to be with the…

Unshaken Devotees

We arrived at the Blue Mosque at an opportune time one sunny morning in February. As what we had promised,…

Unconditional Motherhood

After brisk walking along the cool side street of Mariapolis in Tagaytay City a couple of weeks ago, I, along…

The Last Day

One glorious day, indeed, made me a better creature than I was before, for my father’s final exit from this…

Wooden Heart

Oh, seekers of Truth! into oblivion the ephemeral world confines our bodies it is a robber of reality an atrocious…

A Momentary Foggy Day

“The acceptance of death is painful than death itself,” uttered my eighty two year old mother who broke down in…

Sense of Gratefulness

When we wake up in the morning as the brilliant shaft of sunlight caresses our faces; when we travel thousands…

The Pain of Separation

“Hu aah! Hu aah! Hu aah!” Cries the newborn child. Why did he scream out loud? Can you feel his…

Faith

Oh, advocates of Love! While the heart needs to be cautioned to become faithful, it needs to be punished too,…

Reviving Awareness

Fasting is not all about partaking of food or quenching the thirst after long period of abstinence. Cooking a flavoursome…

Chaotic Silence

“I can’t change the direction of the wind but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.” –Jimmy…

Impermanence

What a passionate lover he is!Finding joy in pain and seeingbeauty in the midst of sorrowPatiently enduring crueltiesLike water, he…

Players

Oh, freedom fighters! how can we escape from fear of world war if every sovereign wants to keep ahead of…

Money

Money Wrecker, reformer Disturbing, inspiring, ego-corrupting Gives strength and weakness Resources © Copyright 2002 JoyWadi

Dark Lie

Oh, dark soul! you ignore Me when your world seems bright, you said you need Me; but only when you…

Thirsty

The candor of my pure heartunraveled the indefinable hidden secret of ignorance and self-realizationWhen my veiled heart lost life in…

Endless

Oh, the Trustworthy! every time I mess up You pardon me every time I go astray You guide me every…

Captive

Oh, my Master! You captured my being and made me a hostage of Your beauty and majesty! © Copyright 2002…

Thank You

Oh, my soul! when your world is bright thank God when your life is troubled thank God when you are…

Hunger

Oh, advocates of Love! we hunger for power we desire for wealth we thirst for peace we long for freedom…

Anger

Oh, my soul! anger is a blazing fire that conquers the ego; a deadly virus that infects the heart; a…

Beloved

Beloved Single, perfect Love, Lover, Beloved The One and Only Happiness © Copyright 2000 JoyWadi

In-Love

Oh, seekers of Love! call me stupid lunatic or fool, to my Beloved I can’t help but soar tell me…

Grace

Oh advocates of Love! once you are bestowed with Divine Grace you will never be neglected! © Copyright 2002 JoyWadi

Patience

Oh, my soul! patience is an emotional strength that comes from the Beloved One rejoice and be patient nothing moves…

Enemy

Oh, seekers of Love! my only enemy: commanding ego! don’t you know he taught me wisdom? I said: “I will…

Nafs

“The bird that escapes from the trap of its ego has no fear, wherever it may fly.”- Rumi What is…

Bravery

Oh, my soul! to be brave is to rage  war against your lower ego rage war against your many “I”s!…

Sunset

Oh, my soul! what is the use of hankering for insignificant matters that could damage your essential nature? what is…

Door

Oh, seekers of Love! beauties in life are called heartbreaks one more attempt is a lover’s work of love never…

Vow

Oh, advocates of Love! the momentous vow that I seriously pledged was a flickering illumination and a memorable guidance from…

Spirit

Oh, my Beloved! I may be unworthy of Your Friendship but when You breathed unto me Thy spirit, Ah! I…

Chaotic

Oh, my soul! what a chaotic world when your evil-commanding ego rules, power, power, you hanker for power! © Copyright…

Glance

Oh, my Beloved! guide me oh, Beloved one I am weak and helpless all the time I may not be…

Fight

Oh, my soul! fight, fight the ego day and night! ©Copyright 2019 joywadi

Love’s Alphabet

Oh, my soul! If you can Accept fateBuild friendshipControl angerDetach from the pastEndure crueltiesForgive and forgetGive sincerelyHarmonize with othersIlluminate inner…

Apart

Separation Affliction, darkness Failing, weeping, longing How sorrowful and sweet Harmonious, powerful Union © Copyright 2002 JoyWadi

Reality

Oh, my soul! to live is notto conquer the world orto escape from tribulationit is to glorify theCreator to give…

Acceptance

Oh, my master! when You accepted me in Your courtyard my loneliness turned into pleasure! © Copyright 2001 JoyWadi

Destroyer

Oh, my soul! What destroys a lover? Prayer without knowledge Knowledge without practice Practice without sincerity Sincerity without sacrifice Sacrifice…

Governance

Oh, advocates of Truth! how can we create a good governance if leadership is being exercised with unscrupulousness? © Copyright…

Friendship

Friendship Intimacy, devotion Forgiving, understanding, loving A Powerful and enjoyable Life © Copyright 2020 JoyWadi

Zero

Oh, my soul! the best way to remember is to forget the easiest way to know is to ignore the…

Misery

Oh, advocates of Love! the pain of searching is blissfulness; it liberates the lover’s ego while the sweetness of finding…

Breathless

Oh, my Love! If I am the fish and  You are the water, how can I ever breathe without You?…

Wise

Oh, lovers of Truth! a lover is created wise and dumb Wise, in order to love God Dumb, in order…

Oneness

Oh, my Beloved! if I have to remain in the waves of darkness in order to see You, then drown…

Man

Oh, my soul! a man without heart is a man without love a man without love is a man without…

When

Oh, my Beloved! when You make me sufferYou are cleansing me when You give me painYou are showering me light…

Mothers

Mothers Irreplaceable, compassionate Cooking, cleaning, praying She is the perfect Connection © Copyright 2008 JoyWadi

Kindled

Oh, my soul! a sincere friend is he who is always provoked by the powerful voice of his pure heart…

Destiny

Oh, my soul! the turning wheel of your destiny may sometimes please you; other times annoy you there are days…

Negligence

Oh, my soul! once you have forgotten the Beloved you will never live in bliss! © Copyright 2002 JoyWadi

Captive

Oh my Master! How can I leave my prison cell if I find joy being Your captive? © Copyright 2008 JoyWadi

Lost

Oh, lovers of Love! once you embraced a double-faced policy you will never find your way! © Copyright 2002 JoyWadi

Rotation

Oh, advocates of Truth! can’t you see the wisdom behind? the faucet rotates to release water and washes off the…

Sway

Oh, my Love, the Great Rhythm of my Heart If I have to sway in the garden of hope to…

Choice

Oh, my soul! die in love if  you want to be free or you can wander  and fly like a…

Chance

Oh, my soul! how can you not be grateful for watching the sun rises again? how can you not be…

Yearnings

Yearnings Mental illness, spiritual ailment Disturbing, tormenting, grieving How could lovers welcome Such misfortune © Copyright 2008 JoyWadi

Threshold

Oh, advocates of Love! once you have entered the threshold of Love you will never be lost! © Copyright 2001…

Veils!

Veils here, veils there Veils everywhere Veils! When will you lift the veils? You lift the veils Lift the veils…

Jewel

Oh, seekers of Truth! inside the prison cell where  every spirit wanted to escape there is another scripture in  the…

Blessed

Oh, seekers of the Path! as a child, don’t feel puzzled as a sister, don’t feel obliged as a woman,…

Shame

Oh, my soul! isn’t it shameful to ignore the Beloved’s Attributes that shines perfectly through the pain and loneliness you…

Cloudy

Oh, my soul! why do you cloud your heart’s eye if you want to perfect your vision and better your…

Light

The Beloved says: to My friends: every step you make, I will watch you every road you take, I will…

Tyrant

O commanding ego of mine get lost, don’t be my servant leave me alone; I hate duality stop! stop arousing…

Mercy

Oh, my Beloved! I acknowledge Your mercy more than Your wrath I think of Your forgiveness more than Your punishment © Copyright…

Loneliness

Oh, Dearest One! every part of my body  shudders because of loneliness my heart laments  because of separation from Thee…

Egoistic

Oh advocates of Love! How can we delight in stillness if our egoistic lifestyles are surrounded by competitiveness? © Copyright…

Risk

Oh, my Love! my lips can’t take the risk of keeping in silence Your promise is great not a pretense…

Unity

Oh, my Beloved! I possessed everything yet emptiness surrounds me I am in a bright world yet I desire for…

Way

Oh, my soul! the best way to remember  the Friend is to forget the self the best way to forget …

Dear God

Dear God, I thank You for all the blessings You have showered upon me I know You have blessed me from…

Evolution

Oh, my soul! Wading into the waters of Interfaith Dialogue is one of the great means for one’s spiritual evolution…

Because

Oh, the Loving One! if You love me, it is not because  I deserve it it is because  You are…

The Mom & the Monk

The Mom and the Monk! The mom nurtures. She exists for humanityThe monk inspires. She is the energy of humanity…

Stop!

Oh, my soul! How long will you continue to strive for what you call “Excellence”? Wake up from Slumber dear…

Heedfulness

Oh my soul! be heedful, for the worst separation of all is being away  from your original home disconnected from…

Fear

Oh, the Single One ! The only fear that I fear is seeing double! © Copyright 2001 JoyWadi

Shadow

Oh, my soul! in the shadow of mennothing is veiled but wisdom in the shadow of wrathnothing is veiled but…

Choose

Oh, my soul! in spite of the lonelinessthat is striking choose to be thankful in spite of the crueltythat is annoyingchoose…

Stop!

Oh, my dark soul! to analogize your spiritual life with a cellular phone may somehow give you an insightful viewpoint…

Cover

Oh my soul!  the profession of faith is not about the headscarf!  the real lover should not busy herself in…

Lovers

Oh my soul!  a good lover says:  love others just as you love the Beloved  a faithful lover says:  do…

Rejection

Oh, my soul! how paradoxical to accept the Beloved’s Power but disregard His Love and Wisdom which manifest in intense…

Path

Oh, my soul! there is no compulsion neither in religion nor in love one is free to bask in the…

Nearness

Oh, my soul! when you feel repentant look not at your mistakes look at His forgiveness when you feel maltreated…

Treasure

Oh, the Loving One! I may be unworthy of Your bounties but when You breathed unto me Thy spirit I…

Change

Oh, seekers of Truth! Human beings vary in disposition Hence, their hearts differ from one another Likened to the level…

Essence

Oh, my soul! breathe not without the essence; every breath with awareness of Him will uncage you from the prison…

Man Enough

Oh, my soul! If you can have… …a prayer that offers thanks…a mood that showers joy …a praise that poisons…

Forgetfulness

Oh, my soul! no one dies of aloneness  but of separation  no one dies of darkness  but of radiance  no…

You

Oh, my Beloved! shower me wealthI will long for Your attention shower me friendsI will long for Your intimacy shower me fameI…

Love

Oh, seekers of Love! If you want to befriend Me, explore If you want to love Me, surrender If you want to…

Truth

juxtapose by virtuous intentionstwo mortals swiftly entwine by Lovelovers curtail no ifs or ands or buts unbelievable and enthralling affairtwo…

Dumb

Oh, dark soul! I have placed a sparkling Crown on your head yet you still want to beg around I…

Learn

Oh, lovers of Love! reflect and learn wisdom from these little teachers living the life of a nomad and loving…

Surrender

Oh, lovers of Love! if the road seems rough, surrender God’s Path is veiled by difficulties sometimes a smooth road…

Light

Oh, the Light of my life! when I offer gratitude You increase my bounties when I forgive others You teach…

Vanish

Oh, my soul! in order to see you must be blind in order to hear you must be deaf in…

Only You

Oh, the All-Existing! Wherever I turn I see the Beauty of Your face How can I remain blind if everything…

Aha!

Oh, advocates of Love! the burial of my self-image birthed to a new era which manifested a divine cognizance in…

Burn

Oh, my soul! keep the Love burning! © Copyright 2000 JoyWadi

Gratitude

Oh, mothers of Love! My children represent the four elements of my life: earth, water, air and fire. As I…

I Am What I Think

Who am I? no one cares I travel within I hear a voice: “Come, see thy self,” It soothes my…

Search

lovers travel in different ways  in order to reach the Beloved’s place some lovers are too slow while others prefer…

Egoism

Oh, my soul! Egoism plunges you into the pit of spiritual upheavals settle your differences with all and sundry or…

Knowledge

Oh, my soul! as you truly endeavour to educate yourself with significant knowledge that could refresh your essential nature, continue…

No Coercion

Oh my soul!  There is no coercion in fasting  If you fast without seeking the   Beloved’s pleasure then take a…