Scars of honor
Are scars that can be flaunted proudly- badges of honor for all eyes
Scars of shame
Inflicted by bullies are like stigmata- unhealed bleeding waiting for succor
Scars in children
Are the badges of bravado and onemanupship in playful rivalry
Emotional Scars are lifelong
Seared on the soul with cruel intent n malice verbally or by callous behavior
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Scars of love
Are scars to be glossed over and gloated upon privately
Children show scars like medals. Lovers use them as secrets to reveal. A scar is what
happens when the word is made flesh – Leonard Cohen
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars.
Kahlil Gibran (1883 – 1931)
It’s a shallow life that doesn’t give a person a few scars.
Garrison Keillor (1942 – ), in Salon.com
The scars of others should teach us caution.
Saint Jerome (374 AD – 419 AD), Letter
One man scorned and covered with scars still strove with his last ounce of courage to reach
the unreachable stars; and the world will be better for this.
Cervantes, The Impossible Dream
Turn your scars into stars – — Robert H. Schuller