“The earth that opens wide her mouth to swallow man and his works is the redeemer of our souls from bondage to our bodies.”
From the Treasured Writings of Kahlil Gibran.
When I’m alone, I sit in the dark, and I cry away my hurting heart. Storms today, sunshine tomorrow unbroken warrior, born in sorrow. When I’m alone, I think a lot, of sacrifice and prophecy, the things I do, no one can. No one else, except for me. I understand and appreciate the things they […]
I may look as serious as a rainstorm
But be entirely joyful in the moment…
Or entirely joyful at the moment
But serious as the rainstorm.
Even though you are volunteering,
Be professional about it!
Bravery is a volcano, the seed of wavering does ningrow on its crater.
From the TREASURED WRITINGS OF KAHLIL GIBRAN.
tender streaks of care
bring us ever nearer
to the ones who we find
the best of the lot.
what of those who are not?
Like the stillness of the lake
So let my emotions be unruffled
At the mob of uncaring words.
My soul preached to me and said, ” Do not be delighted because of praise and do not be distressed because of blame.”
Ere my soul counselled me, I doubted the worth of my work. Now I realized that the trees blossom in Spring and bear fruit in Summer without seeking praise; and they drop their leaves in Autumn and become naked in Winter without fearing blame.
FROM THE TREASURED WRITINGS OF KAHLIL GIBRAN.
Many a time we fret and rant
when someone tell us unkind chants
but lo we must never take
to heart the dirt someone fakes
for in this life we must bear strong
the ills of names and create right from wrong.
There are days when the fight gets rough
But carry on no matter what
Avoid the conflicts all around
Steady your mind and move onward
It all comes together once you continue.