Khalil Gibran

Travel

Not an Anchor but a Mast

“Verily the lust for comfort murders the passion of the soul, and then walks grinning in the funeral. But you, children of space, you restless in rest, you shall not be trapped nor tamed. Your house shall be not an anchor but a mast.” – Khalil Gibran, The Prophet “Restless in rest” sums up my…

gardening | Learning | Lifestyle | seasons

The State of Things

“For to be idle is to become a stranger unto the seasons, and to step out of life’s procession, that marches in majesty and proud submission towards the infinite.” – Khalil Gibran, The Prophet I paid a friend to mow my lawn for ten years. I traveled often and didn’t have the time to keep…

Poetry

Surf Meditation

“I steal swiftly from behind the blue horizon, To cast the silver of my foam upon the gold of his sand, And we blend in melted brilliance.” People are quick to condemn those who crowd the beaches as they re-open, but I understand the lure of the surf.  I feel it too, and I’m eager…