healing healing  /ˈhi lɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the natural process by which the body repairs itself
  2. (adj) tending to cure or restore to health

Usage(s):

  • When Pope John Paul II arrives in Bulgaria this week he is expected to make the usual noises about healing the rift between the Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Churches.

News

  1. How Cancer Caregivers Heal

    If only healing after cancer caregiving were as fast and predictable as recovering from a scratch or bruise. After caregiving ends, you’ll find yourself grieving, regardless of whether your care recipient died, fears potential recurrence, or has been declared cancer free.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: ThirdAge

  2. East TN veterans gather for fly fishing, barbecue

    Project Healing Waters is a program aimed at helping disabled veterans through trout fishing. Wednesday they hosted a meet and greet at Outdoor Knoxville.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: WBIR-TV Knoxville

  3. Illuminations Now Offers Spirited Healing Services

    Holistic well-being center, Illuminations, now offers spiritual healing services to fulfill a desire for individuals to look within and beyond for answers to life’s perplexing questions. (PRWeb June 17, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10842703.htm
    on June 18, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "We did not receive the miracle we prayed for," Manchin said. "Now this journey has ended and now the healing will start."
    on Apr 9, 2010 By: Joe Manchin Source: USA Today

  2. "Today I encourage each of you to do what you can to foster healing and reconciliation and to assist those who have been hurt," Benedict said in an advance version of his homily.
    on Apr 17, 2008 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Earthtimes (press release)

  3. "I accept responsibility for those two days. If what I did was an error in judgment, I apologise," Pettitte said. "I was on the disabled list, and I had heard that human growth hormone could promote faster healing for my elbow. I felt an...
    on Dec 16, 2007 By: Andy Pettitte Source: BBC News

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