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The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran

15 years, 11 months ago at Jul 30 21:58
Whether you learned of this from a hipster or your decrepit, beloved lesbian professor - this is a gorgeous little book of wisdom that shouldn't be passed up. Ideal for the transients out there.

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2 months, 2 weeks ago at Apr 17 5:05
My first encounter was a 33 1/3 disc which was standard for the day. Maybe it was my environment and state of mind but I was very receptive to the recording. Every step of the journey was a revelation that was genius. At some point, I read the book but it had less of an impact than the recorded version which was much more dramatic.
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Description: Amazon.com Review In a distant, timeless place, a mysterious prophet walks the sands. At the moment of his departure, he wishes to offer the people gifts but possesses nothing. The people gather round, each asks a question of the heart, and the man's wisdom is his gift. It is Gibran's gift to us, as well, for Gibran's prophet is rivaled in his wisdom only by the founders of the world's great religions. On the most basic topics--marriage, children, friendship, work, pleasure--his words have a power and lucidity that in another era would surely have provoked the description "divinely inspired." Free of dogma, free of pow ... (more)
Manufacturer: Alfred A. Knopf
Release date: 23 September 1923
ISBN-10 : 0394404289 | ISBN-13: 9780394404288
Tags: Philosophy (3), Religion (2), Poetry (2), Faith (1), *saipal (1), My 10s (1), My 30s (1), 05 (1), Joy (1), Sorrow (1), Wisdom (1), Mysticism (1), Myth (1), Philosophical (1), Marriage (1), Spirituality (1), Meditation (1), Time (1), Fiction (1), Friendship (1)
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“My first encounter was a 33 1/3 disc which was standard for the day. Maybe it was my environment and state of mind but I was very receptive to the recording. Every step of the journey was a revelation that was genius. At some point, I read the book but it had less of an impact than the recorded version which was much more dramatic.” read more

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Books Read in 2019 (36 books items)

" Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. Love one another, but make not a bond of love: Let it rather be a moving sea between the shores of your souls."


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