Accidents, like illnesses, are a call for help. They ask us to take a serious look at some aspect of our life that isn’t working. We are in a major conflict with something essential that we are not dealing with, and it is leaving us scattered.
Accidents result when this repressed conflict forces itself to the surface. We have disregarded certain feelings or issues that are about to give us a “rude awakening.” We are attacking ourselves and attempting to hold on to something in our life.
Sometimes accidents occur when we attempt to sacrifice ourselves to save some person or situation, or they can be a way to get attention, love and support from another.
An accident can be an attempt to prove something such as, “See how much I love you; see how much I hate you; see how I haven’t gotten over you; see what you did to me.”
It is very important to find out what the accident is subconsciously communicating to people around us. Look up the part of the body affected by the accident, or symptom resulting from it, in order to identify the pattern that is hidden beneath the injury.
For example, breaking a bone in an accident speaks of a soul injury. The part of the body broken would give us more specific insight on the issue.
From 'Healing the Body Through Mind and Metaphor'
© Chuck Spezzano and Janie Ticehurst 2005
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