Should You Live Your Life By The 3 Gates?

Is it even relevant in today’s world?

Photo by Olivier Chatel on Unsplash

The Sufi poet and mystic Rumi (who you may know by his well-known poem The Guest House) came up with the 3 Gates of Speech.

Before you say anything you should ask yourself these 3 basic/simple questions:

  1. Is It True?
  2. Is it Necessary?



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Caitlin McColl

Caitlin McColl

I write about mental health, the future, grief & loss, mindfulness, general life musings (+ fiction and poetry!). ❤️coffee & dogs. 🇨🇦