Starting on new Foot sharing my personal narrative: I saw a tree and a fire, and heard a voice


I was asked by a reader what is it like  to be a dervish, and I couldn’t answer. While I could quote beautiful poems but i didn’t think that would be fair. […]

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A Note from The Prayer of the Heart Facebook Page


The perfect mystic, to quote the Blessed John Ruysbroeck, “dwells in God, and yet he goes out towards created things in the spirit of love towards all things.” It is […]

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‘The World is Beautiful!’ (2) – An interview with Sheikh Tosun Bayrak al-Jerrahi by Carter Phipps


WIE: In your own life, you were a very successful artist, but you gave up your career, gave up fame and fortune to devote yourself to the spiritual life. What […]

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Sitting With Fatima 8 – Forty Days: The Diary of a Traditional Solitary Sufi retreat by Michaela Ozelsel


Sitting With Fatima 8 Michaela was approaching the end of her halvet. She was having trouble reading and felt no urge to read her books by Hz. Melvâna and Ibn […]

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