Tag Archives: Kahlil Gibran

Self-Acceptance (& Which of Our Possible Selves to Accept)


“Your god-self does not dwell alone in your being.  Much in you is still man, and much in you is not yet man, but a shapeless pygmy that walks asleep in the mist searching for its own awakening.” – Kahlil … Continue reading

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Passion & Reason: Following Your Head & Following Your Heart (or Tuning Both & Following Both)


. . We’re all at the helm of something with an impressive amount of horsepower—this body, with its heart, ego, and genitalia, each full of their own passions, motivations, preferences, desires, aversions.  The ego wants fame, attention, power, immortality, runs … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Love by C. S. Lewis, Kahlil Gibran, Henri J. Nouwen, David Deida, and others. . . .


Often my posts here and on my other blogs serve as missions statements of sorts. They reflect what I aspire to and the standards that I deeply hold myself to. (For example, see my other blog for a companion piece … Continue reading

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