• Yolanda McAdam

Pluto and Jupiter Conjunction



If you’ve ever been in therapy or have attended self-development workshops you may have come across the following story by Jalaluddin Rumi, a teacher who spent most of his life in thirteenth-century, Anatolia.


Chickpea to Cook

Rumi – Translated by Coleman Barks


A chickpea leaps almost over the rim of the pot

where it’s being boiled.

‘Why are you doing this to me?’

The cook knocks him down with the ladle.

‘Don’t you try to jump out.