We Are All Wounded

11698497333_d80d4f7457_oNobody escapes being wounded. We all are wounded people, whether physically, emotionally, mentally, or spiritually. The main question is not “How can we hide our wounds?” so we don’t have to be embarrassed, but “How can we put our woundedness in the service of others?” When our wounds cease to be a source of shame, and become a source of healing, we have become wounded healers. — Henri Nouwen

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  1. Perhaps we also ought to look at how we can best keep from wounding others – learning how to not make hurtful remarks or treating others in ways that make them feel bad.

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