Do you feel hopeless being told that healing is not available for your sickness? What if I tell you it’s just a myth?
The truth is healing is always available. However, if you believe the myth that “it is not available,” then you may not find the healing that you need. Our expectations can block our ability to perceive other options to heal. Any belief that blocks our experience of the natural, effortless, free expression of life influences the outcome of our healing.
Healing means becoming whole and we get sick because we lack that wholeness and inner harmony in our body mind. Get in touch with the energy and information within your body mind that have been separated, isolated, abused, shamed, or denied. Eliminate those physical, emotional, and chemical stresses that have not been dealt with previously. Be more compassionate and accepting of yourself and recognize the greatness within you — these are just some ways to heal, aren’t you glad they are free?
We should not limit ourselves according to the body of knowledge our doctor has nor to the results our doctor has seen in other patients with similar conditions. Consider asking these very important questions instead:
• Has the doctor been exposed to other forms of care outside his or her body of knowledge?
• Was the treatment of the type that potentially impairs the healing process while attempting to cure the condition, such as chemotherapy or radiation?
• Did the physician suggest an “alternative” treatment to promote healing, such as stress reduction, wholesome food, pure water, exercise, nutritional supplementation, and herbs that enhance the function of the immune system?
• Were musicians called to the bedside of the patient to provide music to inspire, uplift, or help the patient relax?
• Were psychological techniques used to help the patient gain a deeper level of self-understanding?
• Was the patient treated in an environment relatively free of electromagnetic radiation?
• Was the patient free of the negative programming of television, radio, newspapers, and conversations that reinforce the state of mind that may have contributed to a loss of health in the first place?
• Was the patient asked, “Why are you ill?” and allowed to express her views on the subject?
• Was the patient asked about what was not working in his life?
• Was any focus or attention placed upon factors in the patient’s life that bring her joy or gratitude?
• Was the patient’s sense of humor evaluated or enhanced? Once the prognosis was given, what methods were used to better understand the patient’s body, mind, and spirit?
Also, don’t forget to laugh more, cuddle more, take deep breaths, and move your body freely. No matter how challenging your situation is; try to take it less seriously. Healing involves the free expression of life. Exploring what is sacred in your life — be it art, music, chanting, ceremony, literature, poetry, religious scripture, or nature — enhances your power to heal. Some of these things may or may not cure your condition, but healing is always available — Any Time, Any Place, twenty-four hours a day, seven days a week. No matter what your circumstances — whether you are tired or energized, feeling great or feeling ill, or feeling happy or feeling sad. Healing is available with or without skilled health-care professionals, and with or without medical treatment.
“Healing is always available to me. The door is wide open for healing to occur in this instant and in the instants to follow. I may choose to be assisted by a health practitioner, or I can initiate the healing process by breathing more fully, touching my body, and allowing it to move freely and express what was formerly repressed. By doing so, my own healing rhythms are set free.”
excerpt from the book Healing Myths, Healing Magic by Donald Epstein
available at Network Family Wellness Center