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Thoughtful Quotes

journaling This work is not about healing others.  
We can’t heal another human being.  
We can only heal ourselves
until our presence is healing.
–Irene Smith,
Founder, Service through Touch

Our hands are marvelous transmitters for loving-kindness.
                
I don’t believe that we take on another human being’s suffering.  I believe that what happens is that we find ourselves in an experience that simply opens us up to our suffering.                
–Irene Smith
Founder, Service Through Touch

The best way—the only way—to be truly healing  is to be fully present and to stay out of the way.–Nancy Keyes

If you cannot feed one hundred hungry people, then just feed one really well.         –Mother Theresa   (One of my favorites and in my room at the hospital)