Healing, like forgiveness, is a gradual process. Give yourself all the time you need... and play some good music while you're at it.  Music is a big part of the healing process, as you will see from some of these famous quotes on healing.

"All healing is first a healing of the heart." - Carl Townsend

"Although the world is full of suffering, it is also full of the overcoming of it." - Helen Keller

"Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it." - Tori Amos

"Eventually you will come to understand that love heals everything, and love is all there is." - Gary Zukav

"I'm touched by the idea that when we do things that are useful and helpful - collecting these shards of spirituality - that we may be helping to bring about a healing." - Leonard Nimoy

"Healing is a matter of time, but it is sometimes also a matter of opportunity." - Hippocrates

"I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity." - Billy Joel

"There is something beautiful about all scars of whatever nature. A scar means the hurt is over, the wound is closed and healed, done with." - Harry Crews

"Healing may not be so much about getting better, as about letting go of everything that isn't you - all of the expectations, all of the beliefs - and becoming who you are." - Rachel Naomi Remen

"Humor is healing." - Brad Garrett

"The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution to the healing of the world." - Marianne Williamson

"Live your life from your heart. Share from your heart. And your story will touch and heal people's souls." - Melody Beattie

"Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion." - Buddha

"When you hear the music ringin' in your soul
And you feel it in your heart and it grows and grows
And it comes from the backstreet rock & roll and the healing has begun" - Van Morrison, "And the Healing Has Begun"

"If there's no breaking then there's no healing, and if there's no healing then there's no learning." - One Tree Hill

"Healing does not mean going back to the way things were before, but rather allowing what is now to move us closer to God." - Ram Dass

"The wish for healing has always been half of health." - Lucius Annaeus Seneca

"I've experienced several different healing methodologies over the years - counseling, self-help seminars, and I've read a lot - but none of them will work unless you really want to heal." - Lindsay Wagner

"It's when we start working together that the real healing takes place... it's when we start spilling our sweat, and not our blood." - David Hume

"Of one thing I am certain, the body is not the measure of healing, peace is the measure." - Phyllis McGinley

"Healing yourself is connected with healing others." - Yoko Ono

"There are so many ways to heal. Arrogance may have a place in technology, but not in healing. I need to get out of my own way if I am to heal." - Anne Wilson Schaef

"For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness." - Reba McEntire

"Gracious words are a honeycomb, sweet to the soul and healing to the bones." - Proverbs 16:23-25

"Love one another and help others to rise to the higher levels, simply by pouring out love. Love is infectious and the greatest healing energy." - Sai Baba

"Music is such a great healing balm and a great way to forget your troubles." - Ricky Skaggs

"The soul is healed by being with children." - Fyodor Dostoyevsky

"It is reasonable to expect the doctor to recognize that science may not have all the answers to problems of health and healing." - Norman Cousins

"Healing requires from us to stop struggling, but to enjoy life more and endure it less." - Darina Stoyanova

"When I stand before thee at the day's end, thou shalt see my scars and know that I had my wounds and also my healing." - Rabindranath Tagore





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