Wednesday, July 29, 2009

The Playground of Life XIX

For at the end of the day in any world at any time ... The words from past come to the present . The thoughts in our head are just that . Often meant to keep to ourselves .. Fear is a terrible thing .Please do not convey my kindness for weakness is all I ask .. Sharing a bit of Breezy's own private space with a warm smile ..Never stop dreaming and never fear our dreams for they are place where real life is inspired and inner strength and beauty for all reside .. Yes ?
smiles and twirlsssssssssssssss away ...

The Playground of Life XIX
by Khalil Gibran
One hour devoted to the pursuit of Beauty And Love is worth a full century of glory
Given by the frightened weak to the strong.
From that hour comes man's Truth;
and During that century Truth sleeps between The restless arms of disturbing dreams.
In that hour the soul sees for herself The Natural Law, and for that century she Imprisons herself behind the law of man; And she is shackled with irons of oppression.

That hour was the inspiration of the Songs Of Solomon,an that century was the blind Power which destroyed the temple of Baalbek.
That hour was the birth of the Sermon on the Mount, and that century wrecked the castles
of Palmyra and the Tower of Babylon That hour was the Hegira of Mohammed and that Century forgot Allah, Golgotha, and Sinai. One hour devoted to mourning and lamenting the Stolen equality of the weak is nobler than a Century filled with greed and usurpation. It is at that hour when the heart is Purified by flaming sorrow and Illuminated by the torch of Love. And in that century, desires for Truth Are buried in the bosom of the earth. That hour is the root which must flourish. That hour of meditation, the hour of Prayer, and the hour of a new era of good. And that century is a life of Nero spent On self-investment taken solely from Earthly substance.
This is life. Portrayed on the stage for ages;
Recorded earthly for centuries;
Lived in strangeness for years;
Sung as a hymn for days;
Exalted but for an hour,
but the Hour is treasured by Eternity as a jewel.


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