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carry your own bags

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poetry / Rumi / Uncategorized

“If people misunderstand you, do not worry… It is your voice that they hear, but it is their own thoughts that go through their head.” I have had so many run-ins with this very concept in recent months. If I were not secure in the knowledge that I am responsible for myself alone, then I might have interpreted these encounters as messages to pipe-down. I went through a particularly rough period for about three years […]