Rumi’s answer to questions asked by a Disciple

What is Poison?
He replied with a beautiful answer – Anything which is more than our necessity is Poison. It may be Power, Wealth, Hunger, Ego, Greed, Laziness, Love, Ambition, Hate.
What is Fear…..?
Non acceptance of uncertainty.
If we accept that uncertainty, it becomes adventure…!

What is Envy ?
Non acceptance of good in others
If we accept that, good, it becomes inspiration…!

What is Anger?
Non acceptance of things which are beyond our control.
If we accept, it becomes tolerance…!

What is Hatred?
Non acceptance of person as he is. 
If we accept person unconditionally, it becomes love…!