Tag Archives: Kahlil Gibran

Collateral Compassion and Kindness

(A re-post for newer readers of this blog.) When you see a man led to prison say in your heart, “Mayhap he is escaping from a narrower prison.” And when you see a man drunken say in your heart, “Mayhap … Continue reading

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Collateral Compassion and Kindness

When you see a man led to prison say in your heart, “Mayhap he is escaping from a narrower prison.” And when you see a man drunken say in your heart, “Mayhap he sought escape from something still more unbeautiful.” … Continue reading

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Breaking the Shell

I just saw this quote from a friend and like it, but I believe it is mostly accurate relating to emotional pain rather than physical. “Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.” – Kahlil Gibran

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Of The Good In You I Can Speak

“…Of the Good in you I can speak, but not of the Evil. For what is Evil but Good–tortured by its own hunger and thirst? When Good is hungry, it seeks food, even in dark caves, and when it thirsts, … Continue reading

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