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“If you would indeed behold the spirit of death, open your heart wide unto the body of life. For life and death are one, even as the river and the sea are one.”

- Kahlil Gibran
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“On Pain” by Kahlil Gibran

Timeless funeral poem coaches us to meet the lessons of pain with openness

Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding. Even as the stone of the fruit must break, that its heart may stand in the sun, so must you know pain. So begins Kahlil Gibran’s poem, “On … Continue reading

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“Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.”

- Kahlil Gibran
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“For what is it to die but to stand naked in the wind and to melt into the sun? And when the earth shall claim your limbs, then shall you truly dance.”

- Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet
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“Ever has it been that love knows not its own depth until the hour of separation.”

--Kahlil Gibran
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