Spiritual Healers

Spiritual Healers and the Source of Healing

What’s more important the source or the result?  The pandemic brings clarity to the issue of physical and spiritual healing.  It shows the fallacy of mythology.

Healing is an ongoing process of the body.  When it functions well, we are healthy.  But everyone needs some help at one time or another.  Our attitude affects the ability of the body to heal. The question is, what matters the most?  Is it the source or the result?

People with a positive attitude recover from illness or injury faster than people who have a negative attitude.  When we anticipate being well, it has a positive effect on our immune system and the ability of the body to heal.  But, some illnesses and injuries need qualified medical care.

Spiritual Healers and the Source of Healing

To some people, the source is more important than the result.  It may not make sense, but some people will place religious mythology above medical remedies.  What’s more important to you, the source, or the healing result? Does the process or the or religious pedigree matter more than the healing itself?  Similarly, does the degree of success depend more on the process or experience of the healer?  Is one “brand” or type of healing system superior to another? If so, why?

There are stories of spiritual healers in all cultures. They heal the mind, body, and soul.   These are people who can expedite the healing process in some way.  They come from all backgrounds.  Some use techniques or processes, while others are just natural healers. 

There are claims of miraculous recoveries in every culture. All we know for sure is the body has the capacity to heal.  And it seems some people can facilitate the healing process. So, it doesn’t seem to matter what background the process comes from. All that seems to matter to the person in need is that they get healed.  

The religious pedigree of the healing process is very important to some. This is because their paradigm has special authority.  So, it becomes a matter of religious prejudice.  In fact, some people shun the use of modern medical remedies. They make pilgrimages and travel to exotic places in search of the source of healing.   Contending that the prayer from their belief system is the only acceptable source. But other people don’t think any of this matters at all.  They just want to be healed. Hence, how you feel about this depends on your beliefs. What do you think?

Healing Processes for Your Spiritual Toolbox

the Source of Healing

We teach several systems of physical healing.  These include (but are not limited to) Reiki, Shiatsu, and Pejut. The first two Reiki and Shiatsu are healing processes from Japan.  The last one, Pejut, is Indonesian.  There are common elements to these systems.  They all use a process for the collection and direction of energy to facilitate healing.  Meditation is a healing technique.

Above all, do not allow your zeal for spiritual processes to override sound medical science.  Listen to health professionals and scientists.  This is especially true in situations that involve life-threatening situations. The pandemic is a good example. If you are sick or injured your first source of healing should always be trained medical professionals.

These techniques are just a few of the spiritual technologies we think every spiritual explorer needs.  Besides, you never know when you need healing or need to help heal someone else.  In fact, we’ve seen people who aren’t initially interested in becoming spiritual healers.  They are surprised to learn they have a natural ability in this area.

There are also needs for emotional and spiritual healing. For that reason, many people have sought out the wisdom of an experienced Shaman.  In fact, the Shamanic Journey is another spiritual technology we teach and highly recommend. You don’t have to be a Shaman.   It is something everyone can learn.  Sometimes you can identify and remedy the issues yourself.  Other times you may need the assistance of an experienced healer.

We recommend that if you need any type of healing; you seek qualified medical care.  The above-mentioned methods can in most cases be used in conjunction with modern medical care.

Spiritual Technologies

Spiritual technologies are tools for exploring consciousness.  They result from generations of research by cultures around the world. These processes stand up to the test of science. They are repeatable and measurable.  Everyone who can follow a process can use these tools. We call the practice of these processes spiritual exploration. You can list these tools in several ways. Some fall into more than one group.   We like this simple method of grouping.

Critical Thinking

The first group is several analytical tools to enhance critical thinking. The Enneagram Personality Profile is the first tool of our blended learning process. This tool provides insight into the mechanisms of ego, personality, and instinct. Logical reasoning, spotting logical fallacies, and logical axioms. These are the three major tools of logical reasoning. This helps you to avoid common mistakes in assessing information.
 
Next, a research tool we call Comparative analysis.  This is a process to which to assist in exploring and comparing belief systems.  This process is a scientific process form of comparative religious studies. Together these analytical tools give a solid foundation of common sense thinking. They sharpen your ability to discern facts from fiction.

Seated Meditation

Seated meditation is the heart of most spiritual practices. This includes a wide range of meditation techniques. It starts with Beginning Meditation and Mindfulness Meditation. It progresses to more advanced forms like Japa Meditation the Siddhis of Patanjali.  

Moving Meditation

This is another foundational element that strengthens the mind-body connection. Moving meditation is also to our health and wellness.  This progression includes several methods of energy collection. Here we teach Forest Bathing, Qigong, and Tai Chi.

Awareness Expansion

Pathways for expanding awareness include a variety of tools. This group includes practical tools like the spiritual journal and automatic writing. Here we introduce lucid dreaming, the Shamanic Journey, or Guided Meditation. There are also techniques for third-eye awakening and soul memory awareness.

Healing Practices

Healing practices are the final group.  This branch includes Pe Jet, Reiki, and Shiatsu.  Self-care is an important element of this group. It is vital for normalizing our inner work and maintaining our health and wellness.

In Conclusion

Many people don’t realize they are the real source of healing.  They are spiritual healers who have yet to fully awaken their gifts.  Medications can make all the difference in healing, but it is the body that does the actual healing, not the medicine.

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Interested in spiritual exploration?  Check out the blended learning process at the core of our teaching process. It reflects what Joseph Campbell called the Hero’s Journey.  Our learning options include both face-to-face and virtual learning sessions.  Please consider donating and supporting our mission. This helps others learn the knowledge for developing their own path.

References

Joseph Campbell & Joseph Campbell’s book The Hero’s Journey, Wikipedia

 

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