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.
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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
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.
The power industries, gas and oil and coal and all the CO-2 emitters -- they are sly retro-fitters of eternity. In imitating the apocalypse, they are causing it to happen when it doesn't have to.
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.
You're born naked and you leave the same way. Can't take it with you, chief. And if the economic crisis of the past year has taught us anything, it's "easy come, easy go." You can't own stuff.
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