Beloved’s Stroke

“Joy, your passport is missing.”  These were the words I heard in disbelief from Robert, my co-delegate in an inter-religious event. … More

Welcome 2023

Another year to be thankful for! May we all be prosperous and blessed Copyright 2023 JoyWadi

Hearts

Human beings vary in dispositions. Hence, their hearts differ from one another. Likened to the level of cooking steak, the … More

Prayer

teach me how to pray Oh, Beloved One both prayer and answer from You it comes though all my wishes … More

Purple Heart

Oh my soul! a beautiful journey is not about looking at imperfection; it is all about clinging to constant purification … More

Lonely

Oh, my soul! know that loneliness prepares you to embrace joy! Copyright 2002 JoyWadi

Broken Wings

Oh, my soul! embrace the beauty of your broken-heartedness! every misfortune is a gift every poverty is spiritual wealth pain … More

Spice of Life

Oh, my soul! every sorrow paves the way to purification know that you are under His gentle hands every difficulty … More

Lifeless

Oh, my Breath! If I am the flower and  You are the rain, how can I ever live without You? … More

Mercy

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

Darkness

Oh, the Wise One! I may not grasp Your Wisdom but I must accept Your Will When I accept Your … More

The Words of Thanks

“Thank you,” is perhaps the sweetest phrase that would probably melt a giver’s heart in joy, albeit, when we give … More

Enemy

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

Melodious Sound

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

One Way

Oh, lover! Every sorrow paves the way to purify your dark soul! Copyright 2021 JoyWadi

Passionate

Oh, lovers! what a passionate lover he is! embracing the mantle of blindness and ignoring everything except the beauty of … More

Peaceful

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

Friendship

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

Breathless

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

Misery

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

Cloudy

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

When

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

Dark Lie

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

No Coercion

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

Callings

Callings. Callings! We all have our own callings. All of us have been called to serve in a very unique … More

Captive

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

Reality

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

Impermanence

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

Destroyer

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

Generosity

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

Because

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

Way

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

Man Enough

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

Love’s Alphabet

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

Glance

Oh, my Beloved! I am weak and helpless all the time I may not be your perfect servant but i … More

Spirit

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

Nafs

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

Anger

Oh, my soul! beware of anger it is a blazing fire that conquers the ego; a deadly virus that infects … More

Truth

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

Remember

Oh, muddy soul! you were heedless of Me in times of prosperity, you said you love Me but only when … More

Mercy

Oh, the Merciful One! if it were not for Your mercy there is no love for me to share if … More

Chaotic

Oh, my soul! how chaotic your world will be when your evil-commanding ego rules! power, power, you hanker for power! … More

Thirsty

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

Strip Off

Oh, my soul! In the Name of the  Most High, aim for the  most powerful food of the spirit by … More

Evolution

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

Endless

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

Paradise

A touch of love unveils me in a momentand blissfully treasures me beyond any doubtIndeed a warm embrace showers me … More

Dear God

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

Flame

Oh, lovers of Truth! With a clear vision I see the different colors of deviousness As I refuse to blink … More

All-Loving

Oh, my Beloved! If You love me, it is because  You are the Loving One not because I am the … More

Silence

Oh, my soul! only in silence the Beloved’s voice is heard; only in silence the heart sees; and once the … More

Powerful

Love Powerful, delightful Life-giving, fulfilling, healing Oh jealous and possessive Life © Copyright 2002 JoyWadi

Passion

Oh, my Beloved! how can I get out of Your Courtyard if You are the passion that runs underneath my … More

Intimate

Oh, my soul! what an intimate lover he is who never dares to embrace lethargy; who never dares to enter … More

Fast

Oh, my soul! fasting with forgetfulness is the work of the body; it fasts because of rewards whereas, fasting with … More

Lost

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

Players

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

Money

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

Captive

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

Thank You

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

Hunger

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

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 … More

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 … More

Bravery

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

Sunset

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

Door

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

Vow

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

Fight

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

Apart

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

Governance

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

Zero

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

Wise

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

Oneness

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

Man

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

Mothers

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

Kindled

Oh, my soul! how could you escape from the moment and retreat when you are kindled with fire to see … More

Destiny

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

Negligence

Oh, my soul! never be heedless of the Beloved; for, you will never live in bliss! © 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 … More

Sway

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

Choice

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

Chance

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

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 … More

Veils!

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

Jewel

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

Blessed

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

Shame

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

Light

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

Tyrant

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

Loneliness

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

Egoistic

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

Risk

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

Temporal

Oh, my Beloved! what does it profit me to be in a colorful world when emptiness surrounds me? I am … More

Mom & Monk

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

Stop!

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

Heedfulness

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