In a futile attempt to erase our past, we deprive the community of our healing gift. If we conceal our wounds out of fear and shame, our inner darkness can neither be illuminated nor become a light for others.
In Love’s service, only wounded soldiers can serve.
to be a poet means
with a permanent wound
of the sky
or someone’s eyes.
Cleaning the wound is often more painful
than the cut itself.
Scars can mark you for greatness.
You can’t patch a wounded soul with a Band-Aid.
Compassion is medicine to a wounded heart. When we show compassion to those who are suffering we preach Jesus in another way.
The only way to understand the reason behind someone’s hurtful behaviour is –
Understanding that every action is driven by an underlying emotion. Emotions especially the negative one’s are our reactions to the conflict between our beliefs and reality.
The influence of these negative emotions, causes us to act in ways that hurt others.
So if someone hurts you, it actually indicates
that they have an unsatisfied need or a wound
that needs attention.
You cannot disown what is yours. Flung out, there is always the return, the reckoning, the revenge, perhaps the reconciliation.
There is always the return. And the wound will take you there.
The small launch bay was littered with debris. A powerful breeze tore at his black silk shirt as Kilroy made his way across it to the waiting shuttle, evoking a feeling like the fingers of fate were caressing his body. “The Hammer