The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran – On Giving
Nov21

The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran – On Giving

 Then said a rich man, “Speak to us of Giving.” And he answered: You give but little when you give of your possessions. It is when you give of yourself that you truly give. For what are your possessions but things you keep and guard for fear you may need them tomorrow? And tomorrow, what shall tomorrow bring to the overprudent dog burying bones in the trackless sand as he follows the pilgrims to the holy city? And what is...

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The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran – On Love
Dec27

The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran – On Love

Kahlil Gibran ‘The Prophet’ – ‘Love’ narrated by Philip Snow Then said Almitra, “Speak to us of Love.” And he raised his head and looked upon the people, and there fell a stillness upon them. And with a great voice he said: When love beckons to you follow him, Though his ways are hard and steep. And when his wings enfold you yield to him, Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound...

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Kahlil Gibran “The Prophet” – ‘Clothes’ and ‘Buying and Selling’
Dec24

Kahlil Gibran “The Prophet” – ‘Clothes’ and ‘Buying and Selling’

Kahlil Gibran “The Prophet” – ‘Clothes’ and ‘Buying and Selling’ narrated by Philip Snow And the weaver said, “Speak to us of Clothes.” And he answered: Your clothes conceal much of your beauty, yet they hide not the unbeautiful. And though you seek in garments the freedom of privacy you may find in them a harness and a chain. Would that you could meet the sun and the wind with...

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On Joy and Sorrow
Dec21

On Joy and Sorrow

On Joy and Sorrow – Kahlil Gibran – The Prophet Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears. And how else can it be? The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup that holds your wine the very cup that was burned in the potter’s oven? And is not the lute that soothes your spirit, the very...

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