From The Scar - Not The Wound

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By Karen Kenney. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

In a world full of social media and online platforms, where the opportunity to tell your “story” is not only everywhere, but it’s also encouraged, sometimes it ends up being told before the time is quite right.

As a storyteller, I love to take experiences from my life that I can write and talk about. But I don't like to talk about things publicly until I've had some time to just be with what’s happened; to integrate it, to emotionally process, to spiritually practice and to finally perhaps come to discover some deeper meaning or understand some other things about it.

Today on The Karen Kenney Show, we’re talking about telling our story and teaching from the healed scar and not from the fresh wound.

There’s so much yet to be learned from a “wound” and the learning process can take us through a wide range of emotions, revelations and insights. How we think and feel today, is not how we will necessarily think and feel about it down the road; even a day later.

We must first understand it and ourselves, before we can pass on the benefits to anyone else. With a little (or a lot of time), if we allow room for the healing to happen, those wounds can turn into some incredibly helpful wisdom we can then share with others.

KK's Key Takeaways

• I Can’t Be Really Helpful Until (5:54)

• Still Stuck In The Wound (10:51)

• We Have These Stories Burning Inside (15:43)

• Draw From The Wisdom Of The Scar (19:28)

• If It’s Too Soon It's No Good (24:12)

Karen Kenney is a certified Spiritual Mentor, writer, author, speaker, and the host of The Karen Kenney Show Podcast. She’s also the founder of THE NEST - an online spiritual membership & community.

She’s been a student & guide of A Course in Miracles for close to three decades, a certified yoga teacher for 20+ years and is a longtime practitioner of Passage Meditation. She’s also a Gateless Writing Instructor, workshop facilitator and transformational retreat leader.

KK grew up in Lawrence & Boston, MA, and graduated from Boston University with a degree in Communications. She’s known for her storytelling, her sense of humor and her “down-to-earth”, no BS approach to Spirituality.

She helps people to rewrite their old stories, shift their perception from fear to Love, and deepen their connection to Self, Source & Spirit. Using her signature process - Your Story to Your Glory™ - people learn how to transform themselves and their lives from the inside out, so they can feel empowered, play a proactive part in their own healing, and experience more fun, flow, and freedom!

A sought-after speaker, spiritual teacher, and thought leader for podcasts, shows, live events, group retreats and entrepreneurial mastermind programs, Karen has been invited to speak & teach on various platforms, stages & retreat centers across the country, including the renowned Omega Institute for Holistic Studies.

You can learn more & connect with KK at: www.karenkenney.com

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