Kintsugi living blog — healing

Dying to heal

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Dying to heal
Healing is more like a resurrection or rebirth to new life than a resuscitation of an old one, and there is no resurrection without a death first.

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Does time really heal all wounds?

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Does time really heal all wounds?
We've all heard the saying that "Time heals all wounds" at one point or another, but is that really true? Let's consider what the art of kintsugi might have to tell us about this claim.

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You are not your wounds

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You are not your wounds
An important part of the healing process is letting go of our identification with what has happened to us and the broken places it created even as we hold tightly to the kintsugi gold we've discovered during our healing.

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Transforming our pain

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Transforming our pain
The work we do toward healing our wounds does as much (or more) for everyone around us as it does for ourselves. We have the choice to continue to transmit our suffering or to do the hard work of transforming that suffering so we can transmit healing and compassion.

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Being stuck is part of the process

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Being stuck is part of the process
In the movement toward any kind of goal (including healing), there inevitably comes a place where we feel completely stuck. This is not the end of the road! It's actually a necessary part of the journey and accepting it as such makes it easier to deal with effectively.

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