Who Is Chiron: Healer Or Centaur?

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all of his knowledge (para.10). Centaurs were known to be more on the wild side and over indulgent, whereas Chiron, because of his upbringing with Apollo, was more refined than other Centaurs. He was more civilized that the other Centaurs, as well as more intelligent, was an oracle, astrologer, and a healer (Garfield-Kabbara, 2015). Chiron was known as a healer and people would come from all over to be healed by him. Even though Chiron had his own wounds he was dealing with, by helping others, this was a symbolization of his strength by help those who were in need (Woebcke, 2015). In an online video where Garfield-Kabbara (2015) was lecturing to a group of college students, she spoke about how Chiron was working with Hercules and showing…show more content…
Their families are excited to see them, as are they. The excitement of being home with loved ones is great but after some time, the emotional scars of what some had experienced will begin to show. This is something that you cannot with share your spouse or friends, because they would never understand or relate to what you had just gone through. Trying to explain the horrors of war and seeing your friends die in yours arms or right next to you is something you cannot explain or even want to talk about, because there are times where you are reliving it in your brain every day. Those who believe in God or in a higher power, will often come back from war questioning their faith. A question I hear from veterans is “If there is a God, how can he let something so horrible happen like this because what we went through over there was pure hell.” Veterans, especially those who have suffered greatly, feel remorse for those who did not come back. In the Hebrews 2:9, the author of Hebrews talks about how Jesus suffered in death to bring glory for all of us (Crossway, 2007): 9 But we do see Him who was made for a little while lower than the angels, namely, Jesus, because of the suffering of death crowned with glory and honor, so that by the grace of God He might taste death for…show more content…
5 For just as the sufferings of Christ are o ours in abundance, so also our comfort is abundant through Christ. 6 But if we are afflicted, it is for your comfort and salvation; or if we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which is effective in the patient enduring of the same sufferings which we also suffer; 7 and our hope for you is firmly grounded, knowing that as you are sharers of our sufferings, so also you are sharers of our comfort What I take this to mean is that yes, there is suffering with war and the further question would be, is this God's plan? Just as Christ suffered for us, as did Paul suffer, that we are not alone in our suffering. This is something that veterans struggle with on a daily basis. There are times when a veteran will walk through the doors of the clinic, after years of suffering, not realizing that there are many others going through the same pain that they are dealing with on a daily
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