Now, why not consider
A lasting truce with yourself and God.
Now is the time to understand
That all your ideas of right and wrong
Were just a child’s training wheels
To be laid aside
When you can finally live
Hafiz is a divine envoy
Whom the Beloved
Has written a holy message upon.
My dear, please tell me,
Why do you still
Throw sticks at your heart
What is it in that sweet voice inside
That incites you to fear?
Now is the time for the world to know
That every thought and action is sacred.
This is the time
for you to deeply compute the impossibility
That there is anything
Now is the season to know
That everything you do
Is sacred. —Hafiz
Have you ever wondered how it is that you open a book to the exact spot containing a message that you know is precisely what you need to be given. This poem is an example of many that I often encounter.
This poem is quite freeing and breathtakingly beautiful. Now is the time to declare a truce with myself and God. How true is this? How many times do I or you war with yourself and struggle against God? What is gained by doing this? Honestly for me nothing. Maybe I make myself feel bad which never serves anyone in any way. So throw the white flag, surrender and begin healing and trusting yourself and God.
Everything is sacred and there is Grace. How impossibly full of wonder and preciousness. These words bless the soul and cause hope to spring forward. Now is the time indeed.