Kahlil Gibran’s masterpiece, The Prophet, is one of the most beloved classics of our time. Published in 1923, it has been translated into more than twenty languages, and the American editions alone have sold more than nine million copies.
The Prophet is a collection of poetic essays that are philosophical, spiritual, and, above all, inspirational. Gibran’s musings are divided into twenty-eight chapters covering such sprawling topics as love, marriage, children, giving, eating and drinking, work, joy and sorrow, housing, clothes, buying and selling, crime and punishment, laws, freedom, reason and passion, pain, self-knowledge, teaching, friendship, talking, time, good and evil, prayer, pleasure, beauty, religion, and death.
Each essay reveals deep insights into the impulses of the human heart and mind. The Chicago Post said of The Prophet: “Cadenced and vibrant with feeling, the words of Kahlil Gibran bring to one’s ears the majestic rhythm of Ecclesiastes . . . If there is a man or woman who can read this book without a quiet acceptance of a great man’s philosophy and a singing in the heart as of music born within, that man or woman is indeed dead to life and truth.”
With twelve full-page drawings by Gibran, this beautiful work makes an incredible gift for anyone seeking enlightenment and inspiration.
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This good piece of spiritual communication and a glimpse into the infinite, is without a doubt the only reason that the Universe had built Google, and for nothing else so the little people like myself can grasp the hope of a newer challenging life, rightfully we are having Paradise,all we need to do is to acknowledge it then we can pray with our eyes open and with an understanding that we can become demigods with great skills and strength to simply stood out of the rest of the people by our ingenuity, intelligence and charisma. thus we will be granted access to our Father and to be prepared for our next mission may be in this planet or in another Galaxy, no because we are weak but by being an intrinsic part of the Glory of God and be powerful warriors with the task to protect the truth. Now with Mr. Gibran guidance we can go to our daily routine and with no fears, closing our eyes to wake up in another body in another life, with divine powers. Sela
The best book I read