Sufi hope 

Adequate rest



The warmth from communing with the divine

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False hope

Empty words

False promises

Fishing for compliments

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For muscular rejuvenation

3 cups of parsley

1 small chopped red onion

4 garlic cloves

juice of 1 lime

1 tbsp olive oil

1 or 2 finely chopped tomatoes

1 finely chopped cucumber

pinch of salt, pepper and black sesame seeds

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eat raw and at room temperature


For Loneliness

After spending some time outdoors

massage your legs with mustard seed oil

rosewater to wipe your face

warm socks and hot coffee

read or write about what is missing

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To balance stomach and nerves

Boil 150g of sliced ginger in 300ml water


Add honey or brown sugar and a twist of lime

Sip slowly

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For peace

Blend watermelon slices to make a fine juice

Pass though a sieve to eliminate pips

Drink cool not cold

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For warmth

Fermented soybeans mixed with red chillis and braised garlic, salt and pepper

Spread on rice cakes

Eat and drink with almond milk chai tea

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