Kabir Edmund Helminski (born July 1, 1947 in Jersey City, US) is the author of a number of books on contemporary Sufism, a translator of Sufi poetry (especially the poetry of Rumi), and the co-founder and co-director of the Threshold Society. He is a Sufi teacher in the Mevlevi Order, a 750-year-old tradition based on the teachings of the thirteenth-century Muslim mystic, Mevlana Jalaluddin Rumi.
Whatever the soul chooses to love, it will resemble. And therefore what we choose to love is important: Love is the force behind every level of existence. There is some good in every attraction, but there is a process of refining attraction, of choosing what to love, so that we are energized by a wider, purer love
The person who makes all cares into one care the care for simply staying present will be cared for by that presence which is creative love.