Breaking the Shell

I just saw this quote from a friend and like it, but I believe it is mostly accurate relating to emotional pain rather than physical.

“Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.”
– Kahlil Gibran

About russtowne

I'm awed by the beauty of nature and the power of love and gratitude. Some of my favorite sensory experiences include waves crashing on rocky shores, waterways in ancient redwood and fern-filled forests, and rain. My wife and I have been married since 1979. We have 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren. I manage a wealth management firm that I founded in 2003. My Beloved is a Special Education teacher for Kindergartners and First Graders. I'm a published author of approximately 60 books in a variety of genres for grownups and children.
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5 Responses to Breaking the Shell

  1. judysp says:

    What a great quote Russ 🙂

  2. russtowne says:

    Thank you, judysp! I just came from your blog and enjoyed reading a bunch of your posts.


  3. Jo-Anne says:

    Yes a what a great quote

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