Kintsugi living blog — healing

Practicing lovingkindness in broken places

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Practicing lovingkindness in broken places
This season of so much social distancing provides a perfect space for this practice of loving-kindness to work toward healing the broken relationships in our lives and to spread loving-kindness to the world around us at large. Will you join me in making this a daily practice during this challenging time?

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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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