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Wounded Healers in Recovery – a Church of and for the Future


As a healthcare chaplain, I am particularly interested in the concept of woundedness, especially my own and how this impacts my life, my ministry, my engagement with the world and indeed with my church community. There is something humbling and frightening in equal measures about discovering that we are indeed wounded, that we are people with wounds and hurts and scars from the journey of life. Self-woundedness was something I learned about when I first engaged in the CPE training process nearly twelve years ago. An uncomfortable zone to find oneself in as anyone who has ever undertaken a unit or two of CPE will know!

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