Holmes Medical Beliefs

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Holmes taught that the God within us can do for us that which can be done through us at the level of thought and belief. On page eighteen of The Basic Ideas of Science of Mind, he writes : “The first thing you should do at this point is to realize that you can achieve health through right thinking.” I suggest that the next thing you should realize is that no person can heal a body. Medical practitioners do not heal anybody; they apply healing principles and techniques to facilitate the natural healing process inherent in every living body. Metaphysical practitioners also apply principles — principles of prayer — with the knowledge that it is Life that heals. There are no healers, from the Science of Mind point of view, just people who
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