Sufi wisdom for maturing men

Listen to this story: When the soul left the body, it was stopped by God at heaven’s gates: “You have returned just as you left! Life is a blessing of opportunity: Where are the bumps and scratches left by the journey?” Poem by Rumi, translation Neil Douglas-Klotz A...

A conversation with the Elders: part 1

Perhaps it’s reaching 45, seeing my son with my father and the relationship they have, coming from a community that has always valued the presence of multiple generations living together. However I’m becoming more and more aware of the lack of male elders and elder...