The wound is the place where the Light enters you. – Rumi

“What happens when people open their hearts?”
“They get better.” – Haruki Murakami

It has been said, “time heals all wounds.” I do not agree. The wounds remain. In time, the mind, protecting its sanity, covers them with scar tissue and the pain lessens. But it is never gone. – Rose Kennedy

The emotion that can break your heart is sometimes the very one that heals it. – Nicholas Sparks

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They say time heals all wounds, but that presumes the source of the grief is finite. – Cassandra Clare

Scars have the strange power to remind us that our past is real. – Cormac McCarthy

The soul is healed by being with children. – Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone’s face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come. – Henri Nouwen

I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music. – Billy Joel

Love one another and help others to rise to the higher levels, simply by pouring out love. Love is infectious and the greatest healing energy. – Sai Baba

Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity. – Hippocrates


The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing … not healing, not curing … that is a friend who cares. – Henri Nouwen

Part of the healing process is sharing with other people who care. – Jerry Cantrell

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Meditation can help us embrace our worries, our fear, our anger; and that is very healing. We let our own natural capacity of healing do the work. – Thich Nhat Hanh

Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it. – Tori Amos

Nothing is so healing as the human touch. – Bobby Fischer

For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness. – Reba McEntire

The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world. – Marianne Williamson

To me, forgiveness is the cornerstone of healing. – Sylvia Fraser

It’s interesting when you read the life of Christ how much of his time he spent healing the sick. There must have been a reason for that—he was modelling for us what it is we are intended to do by following his path. – Francis Collins

Progress and healing involves seeing every person as not so different from ourselves. – Bryant H. McGill

The truth is, unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward. – Steve Maraboli

Some birds are not meant to be caged, that’s all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you that knows it was wrong to imprison them in the first place rejoices, but still, the place where you live is that much more drab and empty for their departure. – Stephen King

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