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time heals all wounds

Emotional pain lessens over time. I know it's hard to consider now, as you're grieving, but time heals all wounds. I'm sure you will reconcile with Kathleen eventually. After all, time heals all wounds.
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physician, heal thyself

Do not rebuke or correct someone else for own faults or problems of which you are guilty yourself. A: "You coddle Tommy way too much—you need to be stricter with him!" B: "Me? You give in to every demand he makes. Sheesh, physician, heal thyself!"
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heal over

[for the surface of a wound] to heal. The wound healed over very quickly, and there was very little scarring. I hope it will heal over without having to be stitched.
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heal someone of something

to cure someone's ailments. Are you the doctor who healed me of my wounds? Can any doctor heal us of a common cold?
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heal up

[for an injury] to heal. The cut healed up in no time at all.
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Physician, heal thyself.

Prov. Do not rebuke someone for a fault or problem you have yourself. (Biblical.) Ellen: You're such a spendthrift. You should go on a strict budget. Fred: But you manage money even worse than I do! Physician, heal thyself. Jane: You look like you're gaining weight. You should probably get more exercise. Alan: Physician, heal thyself. You're getting a little pudgy, too.
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physician, heal thyself

before attempting to correct others, make sure that you aren't guilty of the same faults yourself. proverb
This expression alludes to Luke 4:23: ‘And he said unto them, Ye will surely say unto me this proverb, Physician, heal thyself: whatsoever we have heard done in Capernaum, do also here in thy country’.
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and well-heeled
1. mod. rich. His father died and left him pretty well-fixed.
2. and well-healed mod. alcohol intoxicated. You might say he is well-heeled. You might say he’s dead drunk, too.


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Can someone be healed against his or her own desire?
As one health care worker put it: "People can be cured but not healed, and healed but not cured.
Rarely is there an exchange between Jesus and the healed person after the event, and often we are told nothing about the response of the recipient of such good news.
For example, in a controlled study of 124 shave biopsies, 31% of wounds treated with the hydrocolloid dressing Duoderm were healed after seven days, compared with only 12% of those treated with a topical antibiotic ointment and conventional dressing.
While Jesus healed by the authority of God incarnate, his disciples did so "in the name" of Jesus (Mk 16:17; Acts 3:6).
In other words, there had to be a moment when he healed for the first time, and it seems that this incident in the synagogue was that moment.
Photographs and biopsies revealed that EGF-treated wounds healed an average of 1.
And of course, the Samaritan is the only one to return to Jesus when ten lepers are healed all at once.
The healed man understood that in the face of Jesus his savior, he was--as each of us is--still a beggar.
If we are going to obtain and maintain healthy relationships, we must first be healed.