Tag Archives: Islam

Making Room For Rumi

The time had come for me to spiritually explore beyond the religion of my childhood. I first encountered the works of Rumi during my middle teens in the bloom of curiosity and eagerness to expand my mind. It was at the time I … Continue reading

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African Tyranny

No, bluejayblog is not an extention of my Facebook account. My statement of purpose is stated at the top of each page. “Here are my observations as I reach for understanding.” I come across topics and things that interest me.  … Continue reading

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Contemplating Contemplation

I sit to write this after my morning meditation.  The thought, earlier occured that humans have engaged in contemplation as a formal practice for many centuries. We have contemplated the world around us and ourselves probably as long as there … Continue reading

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