A affirmative and uplifting piece from Nina George. Much needed!
It came to me in a dream one morning. I woke up thinking one word. I thought:
I started to think about visible versus hidden and I knew that it was very important. I woke up thinking that it was THE answer. I didn’t really know why, I just knew.
Why then? Why is visibility the key?
Visible – because when our wounds are hidden, they can be used against us, in obvious or more subtle ways. If we are ashamed about it, we can have an ‘Achilles heel’ way of thinking about it. Of course we should go underground when our wounds are fresh. Tend to them. Go slow. Be gentle. Lick them, or get cared for by our tribe. At these times, surround yourself with care and those who care. When our wounds are healed, we may have a scar for the rest of our lives that…
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