Tag Archives: William Chittick

The Beauty of Following the Guidance of God by William C. Chittick, Ph.D.

This is an ancient story, constantly retold in everyday life. Everyone knows that we have lost our beauty. It is so obvious that many people refuse to consider the idea that there is any such thing. No, they respond, human beings are rotten to the core, heartless and soulless, besotted with egotistic illusions, indifferent to […]

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A Rumi Poem. Translation by William C. Chittick

God said, Oh Moses, what is that in thy hand? He replied, That is my staff for the road. He said, Cast it down and see the marvels of heaven! He threw it down and it became a serpent; when he saw the serpent he fled. God said, Take it and I will make it […]

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