The Prophet

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The Prophet

Post by Metanoian » Mon Dec 03, 2012 4:24 am

The Prophet, by Kahlil Gibran.

http://leb.net/mira/works/prophet/prophet.html
"Pain"

And a woman spoke, saying, "Tell us of Pain."

And he said:

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.

Even as the stone of the fruit must break, that its heart may stand in the sun, so must you know pain.

And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your joy;

And you would accept the seasons of your heart, even as you have always accepted the seasons that pass over your fields.

And you would watch with serenity through the winters of your grief.

Much of your pain is self-chosen.

It is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self.

Therefore trust the physician, and drink his remedy in silence and tranquillity:

For his hand, though heavy and hard, is guided by the tender hand of the Unseen,

And the cup he brings, though it burn your lips, has been fashioned of the clay which the Potter has moistened with His own sacred tears.
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Re: The Prophet

Post by Niedkern Knight » Fri Dec 07, 2012 1:18 am

Thank you for the wisdom you share

Checked out some other posts on this website wow. Does she write these or is it a channeling of some sort or what is going on. There is some great wisdom in there.
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Re: The Prophet

Post by Metanoian » Thu Jan 10, 2013 2:45 am

I believe the site is dedicated to Kahlil Gibran's work, I bought the hard copy of The Prophet and just googled and found this site. Gibran imparts some great wisdom though, certainly.
Pulled and kneaded like salt water taffy.

Interconnecting peoploids, like tinker toy ferris wheels, rotating counterclockwise for eternity.

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