The minute I'm disappointed, I feel encouraged

by Mevlana Jelaluddin Rumi

English version by Coleman Barks
Original Language Persian/Farsi

The minute I'm disappointed, I feel encouraged.
When I'm ruined, I'm healed.
When I'm quiet and solid as the ground, then I talk
the low tones of thunder for everyone.

-- from Open Secret: Versions of Rumi, Translated by Coleman Barks / Translated by John Moyne

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