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    On Feb 3, 2015 Jesse M. wrote:

    It seems to me healing is not only about ourselves, but also about "coming home" to the world and relationships we live in.  Part of this is using our experience to benefit others.  Sometimes I think we can become selfish in our attempts to feel and process through every emotion we encounter.  We need to allow others the same freedom to process the pain they share with us as we demand they allow us.  Sometimes just the conscious decision to consider others and put ourselves aside can offer healing that no amount of internal processing can.

    We need to give ourselves permission to process every feeling we have, but also permission to let those feelings pass by if that seems best. 

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