“If you don’t know the way” – Rumi

If you have a touchstone, go ahead, choose;
otherwise, go and devote yourself
to one who knows the differences.
Either you must have a touchstone
within your own soul,
or if you don’t know the way,
find someone who does.

Version by Camille and Kabir Helminski
Rumi: Daylight
Threshold Books, 1994. Found here

More from Daylight:

I am only the house of your beloved