Monthly Archives: May 2014

We Seek What We Are

ballerinas twins Imani & Nia Lindsay

ballerinas Imani & Nia Lindsay

~We Seek What We Are~

We seek what we are,
we seek mirroring,
the reciprocal light
and latitude that only
Divine mercy brings~
To behold you
is to behold me.

© 2014 Aïda Touré

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Ecstatic State of Being

mosque2_iran

~ Ecstatic State of Being ~

The secret to the most ecstatic
state of being lies in your capacity
to surrender and to stay there, still…

© 2014 Aïda Touré

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A Blessing to Others

musicofbeing
~ A Blessing to Others ~

Strive for the music of your being
to be pleasant and harmonious
so that your presence is nothing
but a blessing to others.

© 2014 Aïda Touré

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Light of Your Light

photography by Zamani Feelings

photography by Zamani Feelings

~ Light of Your Light ~

Your soul is blissful
like a bride on the way
to her honeymoon.
Don’t deprive yourself
of the joys she longs
to share with you.
Pierce the veil
of the boisterous ego,
learn to open wide
in the very presence
of the Light of your light.

© 2014 Aïda Touré

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