On Love by Gibran


posted on 11th of february, 2011

Then said Almitra, "Speak to us of Love."
And he raised his head and looked upon the people, and there fell a stillness upon them. And with a great voice he said:

When love beckons to you, follow him,
Though his ways are hard and steep.
And when his wings enfold you yield to him,
...Though the sword hidden among his pinions may wound you.
And when he speaks to you believe in him,
Though his voice may shatter your dreams
as the north wind lays waste the garden.

For even as love crowns you so shall he crucify you. Even as he is for your growth so is he for your pruning.
Even as he ascends to your height and caresses your tenderest branches that quiver in the sun,
So shall he descend to your roots and shake them in their clinging to the earth.

Like sheaves of corn he gathers you unto...

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Comments (29)

Posted by Elianehaykal on August 28, 2011
He's of my favorites too (obviously!), thank you :)
Posted by Kharyadi on August 26, 2011
All of Gibran's poetry are my favorite. The Prophet is the most i love. It is very inspiring.
Posted by Elianehaykal on June 11, 2011
So true Mat..



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