Permanent relief? I hear you say. Can we really get permanent healing from the pain of our biggest wounds? We can. Forgiveness is a natural and a transformational process — like fire that burns wood to ashes. If you burn a log to ash, you don’t wake up the next day and find a whole log again. It’s been changed. In the same way, if you work through an injury in all the ways that your whole being requires… you are changed. Your own body tells you that this is true.
– Mary Hayes Grieco, Be a Light, p. 154