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Kahlil Gibran

The Privilege Of A Lifetime Is Being Who You Are

Siobhan Kukolic | Posted 06.13.2016 | Good News
Siobhan Kukolic

You can't change the past, but you can change the ending. You can still make that dream come true.

Prisoners Of Conscience

Layli Miron | Posted 05.13.2016 | Religion
Layli Miron

Recently, my husband and I sat spellbound by The Prophet, a gorgeous film adaptation of the 1923 book of poems by Kahlil Gibran.

Governing Rhetoric

Poetry Foundation | Posted 03.21.2016 | Books
Poetry Foundation

Did JFK borrow his most famous words from Kahlil Gibran? By Adrienne Raphael This January, Ted Cruz suggested to a crowd of supporters in New Hampshi...

14 Life Lessons For Religious Seekers From Kahlil Gibran

The Huffington Post | Carol Kuruvilla | Posted 01.06.2016 | Religion

One of the most popular inspirational works of the last century was a collection of prose poems called The Prophet. Its author, Lebanese-American poet...

Remembering Renée Moorad, Remembering Kahlil Gibran: Historical Continuity and Arab-American Activism

Todd Fine | Posted 09.22.2016 | Impact
Todd Fine

Today, young Arab-American activists, like Renée, advocate that American ideals of civil liberties, of ethnic and racial equality, and of respect for immigrants also apply to Arab-Americans and to Arabs living in the United States.

How Salma Hayek's New Film 'Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet' Brings Together 'All Religions'

The Huffington Post | Jared Greenhouse | Posted 08.09.2015 | Religion

Salma Hayek's new animated film, "Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet," which she produced and voice-acted in, is based on the famous Lebanese poet's book of...

Salma Hayek on Children, on Love and Kahlil Gibran's the Prophet

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 08.06.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

When a Hollywood superstar strives to help heal the world, just a little, I'm impressed. But when a movie star does it over and over again, uses her influence to create projects that help bridge the divide and help us understand "the other" we're so often afraid of, I can't help but call her a heroine.

Daily Meditation: The Art Of Giving

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.02.2015 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

A Night to Remember

James Zogby | Posted 05.02.2016 | Politics
James Zogby

Our annual Khalil Gibran "Spirit of Humanity" Awards Dinner serves as a reminder of why we do the work we do. It speaks to us of the goals we've set for ourselves, the progress we've made, and the challenges we continue to face.

Your Children Are Not Your Children

May Benatar, Ph.D., L.C.S.W. | Posted 03.31.2015 | Healthy Living
May Benatar, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.

Your children are not your children. They are the sons and daughters of Life's longing for itself. They come through you but not from you, And though ...

Adam Bakri's 'Portrait Chinois': Discovering the Next Superstar, with Omar's Help...

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 03.25.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

I asked Bakri to disclose a few things about himself, in the first person. Hidden within his answers is the key to his present and future success.

Wheelchair Wisdom: The Need to Give

Linda Noble Topf | Posted 03.10.2015 | Healthy Living
Linda Noble Topf

"All you have shall someday be given; Therefore, give now, that the season of giving may be yours." - ...

Kahlil Gibran Wedding Readings

Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway | Posted 12.13.2014 | Weddings
Rev. Laurie Sue Brockway

Couples of all backgrounds and faiths appreciate the romantic inspiration on marriage and love by Lebanese-born author, poet, philosopher, and artist Kahlil Gibran (1883-1931).

Why It's Important to Learn the Difference Between Self-Esteem and Self-Acceptance

Cathy Chester | Posted 08.05.2014 | Fifty
Cathy Chester

Self-esteem can be a lifelong pursuit. We may feel unworthy, and can't see ourselves as having great value while we try to find our place in the world.

Freedom Rules

Ron Nikkel | Posted 07.28.2014 | Religion
Ron Nikkel

And an orator said, "Speak to us of Freedom." And he answered: At the city gate and by your fireside I have seen you prostrate yourself and worship ...

Ninety Years of Spiritual Merchandising

Brook Wilensky-Lanford | Posted 03.11.2014 | Books
Brook Wilensky-Lanford

The titular prophet was a big fan of giving: "All you have shall some day be given; Therefore give now, that the season of giving may be yours and not your inheritors'." And give customers did.

WATCH: Mystical Publishing Miracle -- Gibran's Enduring Legacy

David Tereshchuk | Posted 09.11.2013 | Books
David Tereshchuk

A global publishing phenomenon has long fascinated me. Ranking number three among the world's best-selling poets -- after Shakespeare and Lao Tsu -- is Kahlil Gibran

Washington Street Plaza in 'Little Syria' Should Be Opportunity for New York

Todd Fine | Posted 07.20.2013 | New York
Todd Fine

New Yorkers can be mocked for making sport of being confrontational and protective about the handful of blocks that make up their little worlds, but the issues involving the 9/11 Memorial and "Little Syria" are too solemn and weighty to be handled in a closed and secretive way.

Rumi and Kabir Bowling

Mitch Ditkoff | Posted 01.16.2013 | Healthy Living
Mitch Ditkoff

What follows is an homage to Rumi and Kabir -- my fantasy of how the two of them might have spent an evening, in a bowling alley, knocking back some brewskis, if they were alive today.

Finding the 'American' Kahlil Gibran: Renée Moorad and the ADC Commemorative Stamp Campaign

Todd Fine | Posted 02.04.2013 | Impact
Todd Fine

With increasing interest in the historical connections between the United States and the Arab world as a result of the politics of our time, there seemingly is a new push to expand knowledge about Gibran and possibly ground him in an American setting.

What I Remember Most About my Wedding

Doug Bradley | Posted 10.14.2012 | Fifty
Doug Bradley

What strikes me most about that day aren't our hippy-dippy outfits or that we were married in her parents' yard, but the influence, and words of Kahlil Gibran.

Pulling Lebanon Back From the Brink

James Zogby | Posted 07.07.2012 | World
James Zogby

With neighboring Syria imploding, tensions with Iran mounting, and Israel ever threatening, Lebanon appears to be on the brink of conflict. While this has been Lebanon's story for decades now, it need not be its fate.

A Resilient Arab American Community

James Zogby | Posted 04.21.2012 | World
James Zogby

Despite the challenges we have faced and continue to face, we remain, at the end of the day, a community that is proud of our heritage, and prouder still of our accomplishments in America, our home.

Love is... ?

Maytha Alhassen | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Maytha Alhassen

How can we hope to perfect that consummate selfishness to merge with "one" if we can't first practice that with other humans? Why should we even be qualified to receive to the peace, love, mercy and grace of God, if we cannot even be that for the other?

You Have Your Lebanon: Gibran Inspires Borderless Journey Across The Ages

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

The music is haunting, as is the place where author, poet, and painter Gibran Khalil Gibran was born and buried, following a 48-year journey.