The Quotidian, January 2, 2011 ~ Your Pain

“Your pain is the breaking of the shell that encloses your understanding.” ~ Kahlil Gibran (January 6, 1883 to April 10, 1931)

From The Prophet, by Kahlil Gibran (1923)

Kahlil Gibran was a Lebanese-American artist, poet, and writer.

[Source: Sunbeams: A Book of Quotations, edited by Sy Safransky (1990), page 55. Dates and biographical information from Wikipedia, accessed August 2, 2010.]

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About Andrew Shattuck McBride

I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).
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