The best you can seek from Him

by Ibn Ata' Illah

English version by Victor Danner
Original Language Arabic

The best you can seek from Him
     is what He seeks from you.

A sign of being deluded is:
     sorrow over loss of obedience while failing to get on with it.

-- from Ibn 'Ata' Illah the Book of Wisdom/Kwaja Abdullah Ansari Intimate Conversations, Translated by Victor Danner / Translated by Wheeler M. Thackston

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