I recently watched the documentary I Am. Twice. Within a week. This is one DVD that I would like to own. The director of this movie goes all over the world, asking influential people two questions: What’s wrong with the world? and What can we do about it? The answers always come back to the title of the film: “I Am”. The journey the director takes the watcher through is fascinating and enlightening. And entertaining.
If you want to watch the trailer click here.
While watching this film I was struck by something that Coleman Barks, author of The Essential Rumi, said:
What was said to the rose that made it open
was said to me here in my chest.
A quote from Rumi’s poem “What Was Said to the Rose.”
I had never read Rumi before, but this quote made me think that I should. So, I sought out the poem.
Then I sought out Coleman Barks reading this poem:
Something for our souls to ponder as we soon head into the Easter season.