Faith, Belief, Prayer, Innocence, And Innocence

2092 WordsSep 10, 20159 Pages
Love Heals In searching for something to say at a memorial service I came across a few variations of a poem that included this line: If love alone could have saved you, you never would have died. It occurs to me that anyone whose mind is not permanently deluded from the study of metaphysical religious thought knows this to be a true statement. There are countless published works in New Thought literature which advance the idea that love heals all. And, I suppose that we could substitute many other words in place of love: faith, belief, prayer, innocence, etc. It is simply not true that a certain awareness or consciousness will heal the body, and an inadequate grasp of that concept is responsible for succumbing to illness; yet there…show more content…
Getting our bloated nothingness out of the way of the divine circuits is something only we can do to facilitate the healing process. We don 't need to add our intelligence to it, direct it, enhance or empower it. The infinite creative intelligence of Life Itself is taking care of our body. It is up to us to take care of our mind, our soul, our life and being. Most people think they must take care of their body and leave the rest to the love and mercy of God. They take responsibility for that which they cannot do, and leave undone that which only they can do. Our responsibility in healing is to change our mind, to bring ourselves into alignment with what God is already doing. Our prayer doesn 't move God into action; it removes any imagined obstruction to our healing. Our love does not move God; it removes the sense of separation from God. Love heals, but it doesn 't heal the body. Love heals the mind of a sense of separation, rejection, isolation, inadequacy and loss. Does healing the mind facilitate healing the body? Yes, and we should do everything that helps. The basic premise of holistic health, psychosomatic healing, and the mind/body relationship is the concept of mental therapies working in harmony with physical therapies. The oath of the medical practitioner is: Do no harm. The mental practitioner vows to do some good. There is a role for each working together, and each working in their own field; but neither can heal
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