What Does Healing Mean to You?
In his book A Place of Healing, author Michael Kearney writes, "healing is something that happens, rather than something we do." This statement may be a radical departure from both our professional training and personal identity as health care providers. Yet, we know that the cast placed around the broken arm does not heal the arm -- healing comes from within the person who is injured and "the most we can do is prepare and hold the space" where healing may happen. With this alternative view of healing in mind, we invite you to watch the following video:
For reflection alone or together:
What image did you choose and what drew you to it?
How might embracing this image of healing change the way you approach your work?