An Invitation To Read The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran

November 24, 2008 11:28am CST
If you have not read The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran, here are a few gem of lines I am quoting from my memory. I am sure you will all like them all the same:"Al Mustafa. the chosen and the beloved. who was dawn unto his own day, had waited twelve years in the city of Orphalese for his ship that was to return him back to the isle of birth "And in the twelvth year, on the seventh day of Ielool, the month of reaping, he climbed the hill without the citywalls and looked seawards; and he beheld his ship coming with the mist. "Then the gates of his heart were flung open, and his joy flew far over the sea. And he closed his eyes and prayed in the silences of his soul."How do you feel like? This is the starting lines where the prophet Al mustafa is on voyage to life unto death, he preaches his long verse of experiences to hos people who are with him since his birth and now they are bidding goodbye to him on his return to his homeland of birth. Is he returning to the lap of the eternal Mother or to the basking glory of God? What is to be seen and believed is his phenomenal knowledge he has gathered in his deep and involved association with life, a few nuggets of pearl of knowledge about deep feelings that associated with his ephemeral stay in this fleeting world.
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@blazivic (100)
• Lebanon
17 Dec 08
just read the book, and i couldn't agree any more! happy mylotting