Self-Discipline for Continued Spiritual Growth

“The caravan moves quicker when each man rides his own camel. In spiritual matters, the most important is that each man should awaken his own soul, a task more difficult than it may appear, but for which Earth is the dedicated instrument. “The first objective to attain towards this end is self-taming. Just as a…

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Rotten Teeth of Materialism

“I had a decayed tooth in my mouth that troubled me. … One day, as I grew impatient, I went to the dentist and told him to extract that damned tooth that dealt me misery. … “The dentist shook his head and said, ‘It is foolish to ave your tooth extracted if we can cure…

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Soul Seed and Making It Grow

“We call that wonderful which is not within our experience, and the causes of which we cannot explain; we are daily surrounded by marvels, and witness the most marvelous phenomena. … We would be extremely surprised f they once ceased to occur, this merely because we are accustomed to see such things every day. We…

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Gibran on False Prophets and Truth

“Yesterday we honored false prophets and sorcerers. But today Time has changed, and lo, it has changed us too. We can now stare at the face of the sun and listen to the songs of the sea, and nothing can shake us except a cyclone. “Yesterday we tore down the temples of our souls and…

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