Where the Light Enters

Jalāl ad-Dīn Mohammad Rūmī, or simply Rumi, is an Islamic scholar and Sufi mystic from the 13th century. He is credited with having said, “the wound is the place where the Light enters you.”

It’s a beautiful, though incomplete, sentiment.

Photo by Ian Chen on Unsplash

I think the choice of translators to capitalize the l in Light is telling of the kind of light. Ultimately, it doesn’t matter if you associate that Light with the…



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Aaron Pace

Married to my best friend. Father to five exuberant children. Fledgling entrepreneur. Writer. Software developer. Inventory management expert.