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

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. In addition to my family, friends, investing, and writing, my passions include reading, watching classic movies, experiencing waves crashing on rocky shores, hiking in ancient redwood forests, and the beauty of kindness and nature.
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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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