"Before you speak, let your words pass through three gates-
Is it true?
Is it necessary?
Is it kind?"
What might happen if we all walked into this week, Rumi style? What do you suppose he means about the “necessary” part? Maybe it’s like pointing out a run in your friend's stocking - if there's nothing she can do about it, there's no reason to point it out? And whoever pointed out that we were all insane to be wearing stockings in the first place was a genius and has my ultimate gratitude. READ MORE