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Rumi the Sufi - Notice the One Eye symbolism and the counterfeit one eye of Satan in our own world of technology and temporal monitoring. Satan is always the counterfeiter of God by reflection, ever aspiring to be like God.
4 But the truth is, the sun's beams strike the wall, And the wall only reflects that borrowed light. Why give your heart to mere stones, O simpleton? Go! seek the source of light which shineth always! Distinguish well true dawn from false dawn, Distinguish the color of the wine from that of the cup; So that, instead of many eyes of caprice, One eye may be opened through patience and constancy. Then you will behold true colors instead of false, And precious jewels in lieu of stones. But what is a jewel? Nay, you will be an ocean of pearls; Yea, a sun that measures the heavens! The real Workman is hidden in His workshop, Go you into that workshop and see Him face to face. Inasmuch as over that Workman His work spreads a curtain, You cannot see Him outside His work. Since His workshop is the abode of the Wise One, Whoso seeks Him without is ignorant of Him. Come, then, into His workshop, which is Not-being, 5 That you may see the Creator and creation at once. Whoso has seen how bright is the workshop Sees how obscure is the outside of that shop. Rebellious Pharaoh set his face towards Being (egoism), And was perforce blind to that workshop. Perforce he looked for the Divine decree to change, And hoped to turn his destiny from his door. While destiny at the impotence of that crafty one All the while was secretly mocking. He slew a hundred thousand guiltless babes That the ordinance and decree of Allah might be thwarted. That the prophet Moses might not be born alive, He committed a thousand murders in the land. He did all this, yet Moses was born, And was protected against his wrath. Had he but seen the Eternal workshop, He had refrained hand and foot from these vain devices. Within his house was Moses safe and sound, While he was killing the babes outside to no purpose.
1 If you fully obey the LORD your God and carefully follow all his commands I give you today, the LORD your God will set you high above all the nations on earth. 2 All these blessings will come on you and accompany you if you obey the LORD your God:
3 You will be blessed in the city and blessed in the country.
4 The fruit of your womb will be blessed, and the crops of your land and the young of your livestock—the calves of your herds and the lambs of your flocks.
5 Your basket and your kneading trough will be blessed.
6 You will be blessed when you come in and blessed when you go out.
7 The LORD will grant that the enemies who rise up against you will be defeated before you. They will come at you from one direction but flee from you in seven.
8 The LORD will send a blessing on your barns and on everything you put your hand to. The LORD your God will bless you in the land he is giving you.
9 The LORD will establish you as his holy people, as he promised you on oath, if you keep the commands of the LORD your God and walk in obedience to him. 10 Then all the peoples on earth will see that you are called by the name of the LORD, and they will fear you. 11 The LORD will grant you abundant prosperity—in the fruit of your womb, the young of your livestock and the crops of your ground—in the land he swore to your ancestors to give you.
12 The LORD will open the heavens, the storehouse of his bounty, to send rain on your land in season and to bless all the work of your hands. You will lend to many nations but will borrow from none. 13 The LORD will make you the head, not the tail. If you pay attention to the commands of the LORD your God that I give you this day and carefully follow them, you will always be at the top, never at the bottom. 14 Do not turn aside from any of the commands I give you today, to the right or to the left, following other gods and serving them.
15 However, if you do not obey the LORD your God and do not carefully follow all his commands and decrees I am giving you today, all these curses will come on you and overtake you:
20 The LORD will send on you curses, confusion and rebuke in everything you put your hand to, until you are destroyed and come to sudden ruin because of the evil you have done in forsaking him.[a] 21 The LORD will plague you with diseases until he has destroyed you from the land you are entering to possess. 22 The LORD will strike you with wasting disease, with fever and inflammation, with scorching heat and drought, with blight and mildew, which will plague you until you perish. 23 The sky over your head will be bronze, the ground beneath you iron. 24 The LORD will turn the rain of your country into dust and powder; it will come down from the skies until you are destroyed.
25 The LORD will cause you to be defeated before your enemies. You will come at them from one direction but flee from them in seven, and you will become a thing of horror to all the kingdoms on earth. 26 Your carcasses will be food for all the birds and the wild animals, and there will be no one to frighten them away. 27 The LORD will afflict you with the boils of Egypt and with tumors, festering sores and the itch, from which you cannot be cured. 28 The LORD will afflict you with madness, blindness and confusion of mind. 29 At midday you will grope about like a blind person in the dark. You will be unsuccessful in everything you do; day after day you will be oppressed and robbed, with no one to rescue you.