The Prophet - "On Time" Summary & Analysis

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"On Time" Summary

An astronomer asks about time, and Almustafa says it is measureless and immeasurable, but people want to direct the course of the spirit by hours and seasons, as though it were a flowing stream. The timeless within a person is aware of life's timelessness and knows that yesterday is today's memory and that tomorrow is today's dream. Everything that exists has existed since the stars were first scattered into space. Who does not feel at the center of his being that the power to love is boundless? Time is undivided and spaceless like love. Vow to let each season encircle all the others and embrace the past with remembrance and the future with longing.

"On Time" Analysis

The Prophet is written in the time Albert Einstein's revolutionary views of time and space are being published, and it is not...

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