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Slice of Wisdom

I have learned to look at my life as an observer. I stand back, look at what happened, and focus my attention on the place where the wound was inflicted. I do not look at who inflicted the wound or how it was inflicted. That it was inflicted is the essence of healing. Find what your wound is, where the wound is being played out in your life, and heal it. Only by doing the work on ourselves that is required to heal mental, emotional, and psychological wounds can we ever hope to be whole in our spirits. I chose to do the healing work because I didn’t want to be mad anymore. I didn’t want to cry anymore. I wanted to heal so that I would have something to celebrate — myself.

-Iyanla Vazant, Yesterday, I Cried

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2 thoughts on “Slice of Wisdom

  1. She is one of the MOST knowledgeable women I’ve ever known.. I first came across her in my 30’s on a show that should of never been taken off the air.. “Starting Over” and her words resonate through me even today. I credit her words with helping me turn my life around.. so nice that she has come back. Thanks for sharing that.. :))

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