" THE PAIN "by Gibran Khalil Gibran's The Prophet
And a woman said, "Tell us of Pain. And he said, "The pain is the breaking the shell that encloses your understanding. As the core of the fruit must break that his heart may be exposed to the sun, so must you know pain. And if you managed to keep the heart in wonder at the marvels of daily life, less pain, do not be surprised joy. Will welcome the seasons of your heart as you have always accepted the seasons that pass over the fields. Calm and stay awake during the winters of your grief. Much of your pain is chosen by yourself. And 'the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick. So put your trust in him and drink his remedy in silence and serenity. For his hand, though heavy and hard, is guided by the tender hand Invisible. And the cup he gives you, even burn your lips, has been made of the clay which the Potter has sacred wet with tears.