A Beautiful Poetic Language

“Love one another, but make not a bond of love; Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls.”

“Your children are not your children; They are the sons and daughters of Life’s longing for itself. ”

And what is it to work with love? It is to sow seeds with tenderness and reap the harvest with joy, even as if your beloved were to eat the fruit.”

No man can reveal to you aught but that which already lies half asleep in the dawning of your knowledge. The teacher who walks in the shadow of the temple, among his followers, gives not of his wisdom but rather of this faith and his lovingness.

And forget not that the earth delights to feel your bare feet and the winds long to play with your hair.”

These quotations are from the book The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran. It illustrates Almustafa’s words of wisdom to the people of Orphalese.  The prophet, Continue reading “A Beautiful Poetic Language”