“Your daily life is your temple and your religion.
When you enter into it take with you your all.”
Poet, Essayist, Novelist and Symbolist Painter. 1883-1931
In my teens, as many of us did, I read Gibran’s best known work, The Prophet.
This book helped me a great deal as it showed me that the narrow dogmas I had already rejected as a child were not the only way to approach religion and spirituality.
Gibran was born into a Maronite Christian family but his mysticism is founded in a convergence of Christianity, Islam, Sufism, Hinduism and Theosophical teachings.
I’ve been down those paths since and many others besides. Gibran’s words still shine in simplicity. I commend his writings to you: