"Your healing is not about you, Darling." - Alex Seeley
That's been rolling around in my mind for a few weeks now. And here's where I've landed.
Focusing on your pain grows your pain. Focusing on your healing is growth but it can become all-consuming. Focusing on others THROUGH the healing process... there's magic in that. It grows your compassion for others, gives testimony to your journey, and gives you a purpose for your pain as you learn you're now strong enough to support others through their own process.
Don't be afraid to let people see your vulnerability, especially if it helps them to see hope for their own lives. It's uncomfortable, but comfort never changed anyone.
So with that...
Eyes up, back straight, heart soft. We are the beautifully broken as we walk into battle and in that is found our greatest strength.