Spirit of Wisdom Reveals Itself to the Soul

“O spirit of Solomon that hovers in the ethereal realm; … which rejects those still imprisoned in bodies. “You know there is a meaning in this life which death does not conceal. But how could humanity attain a knowledge which comes only when the soul is freed from earthly ties? “You realize now that life…

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Hubris or Not Hubris, That is Another Good Question

“So, with Dante, the first terrace of the Mount of Purgatory is devoted to the cleansing of pride and the production of humility. … “The first thing that the self observes, when it turns back upon itself in that awful moment of lucidity … is the horrible contrast between its clouded contours and the pure…

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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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Happiness from Love, Light, and Knowledge

“The basic element of life is Love. Light, knowledge, and freedom are conditions or Love’s manifestation. … The easiest is the road of Love. The road of wisdom requires great knowledge, and the possibilities for it are less. … Every feeling and deed must be filled with Love. … “Without Love of God, happiness does…

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