O golden Silence, bid our souls be still,And on the foolish fretting of our careLay thy soft touch of healing unaware!
The friend who can be silent with us in a moment of despair or confusion, who can stay with us in an hour of grief and bereavement, who can tolerate not knowing... not healing, not curing... that is a friend who cares.henri nouwen
Dura est manus cirurgi, sed sanans. The hand of the surgeon is hard, but healing.Walter Map
For some time I watch the coming of the night? Above is the glistening galaxy of childhood, now hidden in the Western world by air pollution and the glare of artificial light; for my children's children, the power, peace and healing of the night will be obliterated.Peter Matthiessen
I knew that I had been chosen as God's instrument for the work of the healing of the nation.stanley baldwin
The empowerment journey that is critical to your healing - and to your life - comes from progressing through the deep waters of your dark passions and continuing onward to discover not what has been taken from you, but what you have yet to give and who you have yet to become.caroline myss
Where the heart is full of kindness which seeks no injury to another, either in act or thought or wish, this full love creates an atmosphere of harmony, whose benign power touches with healing all who come within its influence. Peace in the heart radiates peace to other hearts, even more surely than contention breeds contention.patañjali
As long as psychotherapy concerns itself with the relief of psychic distress, avoiding the larger questions which arise from involvement with the creative process, it can perform its medical healing function without doing major violence to the social assets which creativity supplies.paul rosenfels
Any education that matters is liberal. All the saving truths, all the healing graces that distinguish a good education from a bad one or a full education from a half-empty one are contained in that word.alan k. simpson
America needed recovery, not revenge. The hate had to be drained and the healing begun.jerry ford
America's present need is not heroics, but healing; not nostrums, but normalcy; not revolution, but restoration; not agitation, but adjustment; not surgery, but serenity; not the dramatic, but the dispassionate; not experiment, but equipoise; not submergence in internationality, but sustainment in triumphant nationality.warren g. harding
Alternate translation: Christ gives us the relics of saints as health-giving springs through which flow blessings and healing. This should not be doubted. For if at God’s word water gushed from hard rock in the wilderness-yes, and from an ass’s jawbone when Samson was thirsty -why should it seem incredible that healing medicine should distill from the relics of saintsjohn of damascus
The purifying, healing influence of literature, the dissipating of passions by knowledge and the written word, literature as the path to understanding, forgiveness and love, the redeeming might of the word, the literary spirit as the noblest manifestation of the spirit of man, the writer as perfected type, as saint.thomas mann
We can't undo a single thing we have ever done, but we can make decisions today that propel us to the life we want and towards the healing we need.steve maraboli
There is no remedy for time misspent; No healing for the waste of idleness, Whose very languor is a punishment Heavier than active souls can feel or guess.Sir Aubrey de Vere, A Song of Faith, Devout Exercises, and Sonnets.
America's present need is not heroics, but healing; not nostrums, but normalcy; not revolution, but restoration.Warren Gamaliel Harding, quoted in Frederick E. Schortemeier, Rededicating America (1920), ch.17
Follow, poet, follow right To the bottom of the night, With your unconstraining voice Still persuade us to rejoice; With the farming of a verse Make a vineyard of the curse, Sing of human unsuccess In a rapture of distress; In the deserts of the heart Let the healing fountains start, In the prison of his days Teach the free man how to praise.W. H. Auden In Memory of W.B. Yeats (1939), Lines 66-77
O golden Silence, bid our souls be still, And on the foolish fretting of our care Lay thy soft touch of healing unaware!Silence, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
In the nice bee, what sense so subtly true From pois'nous herbs extracts the healing dew?Alexander Pope
As long as psychotherapy concerns itself with the relief of psychic distress, avoiding the larger questions which arise from involvement with the creative process, it can perform its medical healing function without doing major violence to the social assets which creativity supplies.8. Psychotherapy and Social Welfare
By regularly meditating on a specific yantra, you can tune in to the corresponding archtype to focus its healing energies in your psyche and foster personal growth.In Crossing the Healing Zone: From Illness to Wellness, p.157
The arts of prophecy and of healing, which are part of the cosmos, come of the good providence of the Gods.Sallustius, in On the Gods and the Cosmos (c. 360), IX. On Providence, Fate, and Fortune
It is impossible that there should be so much providence in the last details, and none in the first principles. Then the arts of prophecy and of healing, which are part of the cosmos, come of the good providence of the Gods.IX. On Providence, Fate, and Fortune. (On the Gods and the Cosmos)
O men, there has come to you indeed an admonition from your Lord and a healing for what is in the breasts; and a guidance and a mercy for the believers. Say: In the grace of Allah and In His mercy, in that they should rejoice. It is better than that which they hoard.57-58 Maulana Muhammad Ali translation
Religious teachings are like a course of treatment having for its purpose the cure and healing of mankind. If the only outcome of a course of treatment should be mere diagnosis and fruitless discussion of symptoms, it would be better to abandon and abolish it.The Promulgation of Universal Peace, p. 394
"There is a view that jazz is 'evil' because it comes from evil people, but actually the greatest priests on 52nd Street and on the streets of New York City were the musicians. They were doing the greatest healing work. They knew how to punch through music that would cure and make people feel good."Garth Hudson, in The Last Waltz
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