Quote of the Day – April 27 2011

“Every time we fix something that broken, whether it’s a car engine or a broken heart, that an act of magic. And what makes it magic is that we choose to create or help, just as we can choose to harm.”
― Charles de Lint

There’s so much out there that needs fixing. So much inside of us as well. At the same time, I’ve been noticing something more and more of late. So much of finding our way to health has to do with forgiving ourselves for being hurt in the first place. We forget that we’ve placed those lessons in our path because they were what we most needed to become the people we are. How could we comfort someone who’s life is hurting if we never felt hurt ourselves? How could we relate to lost love, lost chances and lost hope and help others to heal themselves through it if we had no basis to relate? Each of my scars mental or physical throughout this life and all others have been tickets to empathy and compassion so I am grateful for them.
Blessings G

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Watching the Fractal Sunset by G A Rosenberg

Abstract B by G A Rosenberg

8 thoughts on “Quote of the Day – April 27 2011”

  1. Thank you for this. I’ve come to realize since starting to blog that I may be what society thinks is crazy or disturbed, but that only makes me a better person. I am more suited to friendship and relationships because I HAVE been there, and don’t turn a blind write to abuse and pain. I’ve come to accept the things about me that I’ve thought of as strange out even perverted as wonderful.

    Thanks again, for this.

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