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healing Quotes

62 of the best book quotes about healing
  1. #1
    “It is useless to meet revenge with revenge; it will heal nothing.”
  2. #2
    “She used to play - oh, she’d loved to play, loved music, the way music could break and heal and make everything seem possible and heroic.”
  3. #3
    “The thing about writing is I can’t tell if it’s healing or destroying.”
  4. #4
    “do not look for healing
    at the feet of those
    who broke you”
  5. #5
    “you look at me and cry
    everything hurts
    i hold you and whisper
    but everything can heal”
  6. #6
    “My body was broken—just how badly I wouldn’t find out until later—but I felt healed. Healed at last. I laughed.”
  7. #7
    “I hope to one day see a sea of people all wearing silver ribbons as a sign that they understand the secret battle, and as a celebration of the victories made each day as we individually pull ourselves up out of our foxholes to see our scars heal, and to remember what the sun looks like.”
  8. #8
    “Analysis helps patients put their unconscious procedural memories and actions into words and into context, so they can better understand them. In the process they plastically retranscribe these procedural memories, so that they become conscious explicit memories, sometimes for the first time, and patients no longer need to “relive” or “reenact” them, especially if they were traumatic.”
  9. #9
    “The blessed gods
    Purge all infection from our air whilst you
    Do climate here!
  10. #10
    “The tears dissolve the last block of ice in my throat. I feel the frozen stillness melt down through the inside of me, dripping shards of ice that vanish in a puddle of sunlight on the stained floor. Words float up.”
  1. #11
    “The human mind is a fearful instrument of adaptation, and in nothing is this more clearly shown than in its mysterious powers of resilience, self-protection, and self-healing.”
  2. #12
    ″‘That lame man you saw - is he grateful now? Is it worth it to get on his feet and spend the rest of his life dragging burdens like a mule?‘”
  3. #13
    “We are all broken by something. We have all hurt someone and have been hurt. We all share the condition of brokenness, even if our brokenness is not equivalent […] Our shared vulnerability and imperfection nurtures and sustains our capacity for compassion. We have a choice. We can embrace our humanness, which means embracing our broken natures and the compassion that remains our best hope for healing. Or we can deny our brokenness, foreswear compassion, and, as a result, deny our own humanity.”
  4. #14
    “Every day the future looks a little bit darker. But the past, even the grimy parts of it, well, it just keeps on getting brighter all the time”
  5. #15
    “We cannot heal what we cannot feel. So without recovery, our toxic shame gets carried for generations.”
  6. #16
    “When you recognize that you will thrive not in spite of your losses and sorrows, but because of them, that you would not have chosen the things that happened in your life, but you are grateful for them, that you will hold the empty bowls eternally in your hands, but you also have the capacity to fill them?
    THE WORD FOR THAT IS HEALING.”
  7. #17
    “We don’t know how to rest anymore. We don’t allow the body to rest, to release the tension, and heal.”
  8. #18
    “That place of true healing is a fierce place. It’s a giant place. It’s a place of monstrous beauty and endless dark and glimmering light. And you have to work really, really, really hard to get there, but you can do it.”
  9. #19
    “I let him know a hurt had been mended in a way that he couldn’t have known, and for that alone there would always be a piece of me indebted to him.”
  10. #20
    “what is stronger
    than the human heart
    which shatters over and over
    and still lives”

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Not So Small at All book
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  1. #21
    “this is the recipe of life
    said my mother
    as she held me in her arms as i wept
    think of those flowers you plant
    in the garden each year
    they will teach you
    that people too
    must wilt
    fall
    root
    rise
    in order to bloom”
  2. #22
    “It was Leslie who had taken him from the cow pasture into Terabithia and turned him into a king. He had thought that was it. Wasn’t king the best you could be? Now it occurred to him that perhaps Terabithia was like a castle where you came to be knighted. After you stayed for a while and grew strong you had to move on.”
  3. #23
    “Laughter was a balm. It held panic at bay and it seemed to come easily. In those extreme circumstances it became unbearably funny just to act normal. If they could still laugh, they were all right.”
  4. #24
    “Thus, nothing can be written about ministry without a deeper understanding of the ways in which ministers can make their own wounds available as a source of healing.”
  5. #25
    “Emotional connection is crucial to healing. In fact, trauma experts overwhelmingly agree that the best predictor of the impact of any trauma is not the severity of the event, but whether we can seek and take comfort from others.”
  6. #26
    ″ ‘What’s the use of you if you can’t heal her?’ Conor said, pounding away. ‘Just stupid stories and getting me into trouble and everyone looking at me like I’ve got a disease.’ ”
  7. #27
    “Belief is half of healing.”
  8. #28
    “Your subconscious never sleeps. It is always on the job. It controls all your vital functions. Forgive yourself and every one else before you go to sleep, and healing will take place much more rapidly.”
  9. #29
    “Trust the subconscious mind to heal you. It made your body, and it knows all of its processes and functions. It knows much more than your conscious mind about healing and restoring you to perfect balance.”
  10. #30
    “It’s true: we Wheelwrights have rarely suffered. And unlike most of those other Americans, I also had the church; don’t underestimate the church—its healing power, and the comforting way it can set you apart. ”
  1. #31
    “Every boy, in his journey to become a man, takes an arrow in the center of his heart, in the place of his strength. Because the wound is rarely discussed and even more rarely healed, every man carries a wound. And the wound is nearly always given by his father.”
  2. #32
    “There are no formulas with God. The way in which God heals our wound is a deeply personal process. He is a person and he insists on working personally.”
  3. #33
    “Jesus is God’s wounded healer: through his wounds we are healed.”
  4. #34
    “God gives everyone a gift and his gift is healing.”
  5. #35
    “I was trying to heal. Trying to get the bad out of my system so I could be good again. To cure me of myself.”
  6. #36
    “Justice is not Healing. Healing cometh only by suffering and patience, and maketh no demand, not even for Justice.”
  7. #37
    “When our wounds cease to be a source of shame, and become a source of healing, we have become wounded healers.”
  8. #38
    “As followers of Jesus we can also allow our wounds to bring healing to others.”
  9. #39
    “I moved from body to body, treating blisters, wounds, frostbite. But I had no treatment for what plagued people most the most. Fear.”
  10. #40
    “I couldn’t help it. I tried to take it back, but it was too late.”

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  1. #41
    “For the majority of people, once the immediate posttrauma period has passed, memories of the trauma are not much more intrusive or memorable than any other memories. Time really can heal.”
  2. #42
    “Stop treating your wound like it’s something you imagined. If you see the wound is real, then you can heal it.”
  3. #43
    “The only non-compliant people are physicians. If the patient doesn’t get better, it’s your own fault. Fix it.”
  4. #44
    ″‘Haven’t you ever wondered,’ he attempted, ‘what good it is for them to be healed, those people that Jesus cures? They’re happy at first. But what happens to them after that? What does the blind man think, when he has wanted for years to see, and then looks at his wife in rags and his children covered in sores?”
  5. #45
    “We are not here to fix, change or belittle another person. We are here to support, forgive and heal one another.”
  6. #46
    “Things falling apart is a kind of testing and also a kind of healing. We think that the point is to pass the test or to overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don’t really get solved. They come together and they fall apart. Then they come together again and fall apart again. It’s just like that.The healing comes from letting there be room for all of this to happen: room for grief, for relief, for misery, for joy.”
  7. #47
    “It is not violence that best overcomes hate -- nor vengeance that most certainly heals injury.”
  8. #48
    “Macbeth: How does your patient, doctor?
    Doctor: Not so sick, my lord, as she is troubled with thick-coming fancies that keep her from rest.
    Macbeth: Cure her of that! Canst thou not minister to a mind diseased, pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow, raze out the written troubles of the brain, and with some sweet oblivious antidote cleanse the stuffed bosom of that perilous stuff which weighs upon her heart.
    Doctor: Therein the patient must minister to himself.”
  9. #49
    “Wounds heal. Love lasts. We remain.”
  10. #50
    “And from her great and humble position in the family she had taken dignity and a clean calm beauty. From her position as healer, her hands had grown sure and cool and quiet; from her position as arbiter she had become as remote and faultless in judgment as a goddess. She seemed to know that if she swayed the family shook, and if she ever really deeply wavered or despaired the family would fall, the family will to function would be gone.”
  1. #51
    “She knew this pain would fade again; like a sunburn, it would heal itself and leave her slightly more protected from the glare.”
  2. #52
    “I have found that the platonic affection in friendships and familial love for children can be relied upon with certainty to lift the bruised soul and repair the wounded spirit.”
  3. #53
    “He had proven something to himself; it wasn’t as strong as it had once been. It was changing, unraveling like the yarn of a dark heavy blanket wrapped around a corpse, the dusty rotted strands of darkness unwinding, giving way to the air; its smothering pressure was lifting from the bones of his skull.”
  4. #54
    “Old Betonie might explain it this way—Tayo didn’t know for sure: there were transitions that had to be made in order to become whole again, in order to be the people our Mother would remember; transitions, like the boy walking in bear country being called back softly.”
  5. #55
    “You felt ill this afternoon,” he said, “because you’re getting better. When we’re healthy we respond to the presence of the hateful with fear and nausea. You’re becoming healthy, that’s all. You’ll be healthier still this time tomorrow.”
  6. #56
    “For many of us, we will come to the point where death will be the only healer for the pain which our lives will have come to contain.”
  7. #57
    “The inner, the essential line of our fate consists of such invisible experiences. Such fissures and rents consists of such invisible experiences. Such fissures and rents grow together again, heal and are forgotten, but in the most secret recesses they continue to live and bleed.”
  8. #58
    “An ugly woman would ruin me, the disease would be sure to strike in and kill me at the sight of her. I think a pretty physician, with engaging manners, would coax a fellow to live through almost anything.”
  9. #59
    “When someone says to us, as Thich Nhat Hanh suggests, “Darling, I care about your suffering,” a deep healing begins.”
  10. #60
    “Remember: The pain isn’t the enemy. Pain is the indicator that brokenness exists. Pain is the reminder that the real enemy is trying to take us out and bring us down by keeping us stuck in broken places. Pain is the gift that motivates us to fight with brave tenacity and fierce determination knowing there’s healing on the other side.”
  11. #61
    “Lord, anoint leaders to submit to Your lordship so that our economic situation can be healed. Let our people build houses and inhabit them.”
  12. #62
    “I pray for repentance that will bring healing to the land. Deliver the leaders and the people from curses that have come upon the land.”
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