Wednesday, June 23, 2010

Words for the Road

"As long as you make an identity for yourself out of pain, you cannot be free of it."
-Eckhart Tolle

5 comments so far. What are your thoughts?

Mridu Khullar said...

I love this quote. As writers, we're always told to use our pain in our work, and so often, we end up being dependent on it. Can't say I've never used my pain as material, but I think it's healthy to use it and lose it. Quickly.

stephanieburgis said...

Oh wow. This is really powerful. Thank you.

Kameron Hurley said...

Yeah, this one hit home for me. Pretty much explains my transformation over the last three years.

buymeaclue said...

Ahh.

Yes.

inkgrrl said...

Mine too. And isn't that fucking annoying. Which means I really need to pay attention. Thanks babe!