Rose-coloured spectacles LO26412

From: Dennis Rolleston (
Date: 03/22/01

Replying to LO26304 --

Greetings Ray and fellow learners,

I enjoyed your story about Wilkie Ray, and I came across this from Gibran
the prophet

And he said: No man can reveal to you aught but that which already lies
half asleep in the dawning of your knowledge. The teacher who walks in the
shadow of the temple, among his followers, gives not of his wisdom but
rather of his faith and his lovingness. If he is indeed wise he does not
bid you enter the house of his wisdom, but rather leads you to the
threshold of your own mind. The astronomer may speak to you of his under
standing of space, but he cannot give you his under standing. The musician
may sing to you of the rhythm which is in all space, but he cannot give
you the ear which arrests the rhythm, nor the voice that echoes it. And he
who is versed in the science of numbers can tell of the regions of weight
and measure, but he cannot conduct you thither.

For the vision of one man lends not its wings to another man.

And even as each one of you stands alone in God's knowledge, so must each
one of you be alone in his knowledge of God and in his under standing of
the earth.




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