Quote of the week, The Source of Your Depression, by Rumi, 13th century poet

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Quote of the Week

“Your depression is connected to your insolence / And your refusal to praise. If a man or woman is / On the path, and refuses to praise—that man or woman / Steals from others every day—in fact is a shoplifter!”[i]—Rumi, thirteenth-century poet


[i] Rumi, “Praising Manner,” trans. Coleman Barks, in The Winged Energy of Delight: Selected Translations, ed. by Robert Bly (New York: Perennial, 2005), 342.

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