Our children are actually our elders in universe time. They have an innate sense of justice that is more finely tuned than ours. Their hearts beat more strongly with loving kindness, and they are able to envision a new earth more clearly than we can.
As Khalil Gibran once said, "March on. Do not tarry. To go forward is to move toward perfection. March on, and fear not the
As Khalil Gibran once said, "Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you as by the attitude you bring
He urged us to grasp the "fundamental unity" of faith.
GPS for the Soul
I have selected 60 excerpts from poems infused with the mystic wisdom of two greatly gifted poets, Persian Jalal al-Din Rumi and Lebanese Khalil Gibran.
When author, poet, and painter Gibran Khalil Gibran wrote about his Lebanon at the age of thirty-seven, he had been in exile for twelve years. The country he knew was probably long gone, though of coure, he would never find that out; he only returned to his native village, Becharre, to be buried there in 1931.
Children by Khalil Gibran We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations
I have selected 75 phrases that have had a profound impact in my life throughout the years. It is my sincere hope that they will deeply inspire you to reach a higher level of awareness and lasting fulfillment in your life in all the realms.
And could you keep your heart in wonder at the daily miracles of your life, your pain would not seem less wondrous than your
While we used to feel inspired by our country, we now feel disenchanted. While we used to hope, now we doubt. And rather than listening to leaders who unite us, too often we pay heed to demagogues like Rush Limbaugh whose sole source of profit comes from division and discord.
Reading Maimonides in Beirut reminded me that beyond right and wrong, reason and faith, belief and unbelief, we are perhaps most alive and wise when we strive to become conscious of the "self."
Tired of the toxicity of hate, and disturbed by the carnage of rockets and bombs, I decided to make a mini-pilgrimage of peace to the final resting place of Khalil Gibran.
With increasing interest in the historical connections between the United States and the Arab world as a result of the politics of our time, there seemingly is a new push to expand knowledge about Gibran and possibly ground him in an American setting.
Mom would take me out of school repeatedly to join in civil rights marches in the 1960's. My mother was not a Tiger Mom but
Over the years I have oscillated back and forth on a spiritual continuum. After much contemplation I have come to the conclusion that I am spiritual person, but not religious.
While I recognize that there are legitimate concerns regarding the use of public funds for these charter schools... it seems that at the heart of this is an undercurrent of phobia about Islamic teaching in America.
This week, Trixie Buckel turned 92. She was married for 70 years. Her husband died nearly 3 years ago. I wonder at her spirit. What keeps her going, with such vitality and appetite for life?