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A Quote by Rachel Naomi Remen on healing, suffering, goodness, capacity, forgiveness, grace, wisdom, wounds, compassion, and expertise

The healing of our present woundedness may lie in recognizing and reclaiming the capacity we have to heal each other, the enormous power in the simplest of human relationships: the strength of a touch, the blessing of forgiveness, the grace of someone else taking you just as you are and finding in you an unsuspected goodness. Everyone alive has suffered. It is the wisdom gained from our wounds and from our own experiences of suffering that makes us able to heal. Becoming expert has turned out to be less important than remembering and trusting the wholeness in myself and everyone else. Expertise cures, but wounded people can best be healed by other wounded people. Only other wounded people can understand what is needed, for the healing of suffering is compassion, not expertise.

Rachel Naomi Remen

Source: Kitchen Table Wisdom

Contributed by: bajarbattu

A Quote by John Lennon on time, wounds, heals, and karma

I believe that time wounds all heals. (karma)

John Lennon (1940 - 1980)

Contributed by: Amanda

A Quote by St Augustine on healing, freedom, wounds, and the soul

Was it for my good that the rein was laid loose, as it were, upon me, for me to sin? or was it not laid loose? If not, why does it still echo in our ears on all sides, "Let him alone, let him do as he will, for he is not yet baptized?" but as to bodily health, no one says, "Let him be worse wounded, for he is not yet healed." How much better then, had I been at once healed; and then, by my friends' diligence and my own, my soul's recovered health had been kept safe in Thy keeping who gavest it.

St Augustine

Source: Confessions of St. Augustine: Spirtual Meditations and Divine Insights (Sacred Wisdom), Pages: 18

Contributed by: Alane

A Quote by St Augustine on healing, freedom, wounds, and the soul

Was it for my good that the rein was laid loose, as it were, upon me, for me to sin? or was it not laid loose? If not, why does it still echo in our ears on all sides, "Let him alone, let him do as he will, for he is not yet baptized?" but as to bodily health, no one says, "Let him be worse wounded, for he is not yet healed." How much better then, had I been at once healed; and then, by my friends' diligence and my own, my soul's recovered health had been kept safe in Thy keeping who gavest it.

St Augustine

Source: Confessions of St. Augustine: Spirtual Meditations and Divine Insights (Sacred Wisdom), Pages: 18

Contributed by: Alane

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