The Invisible Enemy of Healing
The Invisible Enemy
I read an interesting quote once that said, "It's not what you put into your mouth that will defile you, but what comes our of your mouth that will reveal you." With that in mind, I am going to be very careful what I write today.
To paraphrase a more famous quotation, "I have seen the enemy and he is us." How can the enemy be "us" when all we want is to be healthy? The answer is that the mind plays the biggest role in health and healing. And the biggest portion of the mind is subconscious, or hidden from our awareness.
How Miracles Happen
Healing and disease happen in the mind before they appear in the body. I can say this because there are so many well-documented examples of spontaneous healing. We are not talking about a conscious process but rather something that happens on a subconscious level. If you are unsure, look up some of the healing performed in modern times by Joel S. Goldsmith or by Edgar Cayce. Read about Louise Hay who cured herself of cancer. She says it was her decision to give up all her grievances and forgive that paved the way for healing. A decision of the mind.
This is not an article about spiritual healing. This is about you and me and the invisible enemy. The invisible enemy is created within us and by us. The invisible enemy is created by guilt and fear and it is dispelled by forgiveness. Jesus was perhaps the most famous healer of all, and he talked about forgiveness every time he performed a healing. But this is not an article about religion.
We can get in touch with that subconscious part of our mind where decisions about sickness and health are made. But it is not easy. Sometimes it takes the help of a healer who connects with us and inspires the decision to be healed. Sometimes it takes a "near-death" experience to shake up our whole thought system. And sometimes all it takes is a conscious decision to dispel guilt by forgiving - and the healing has begun.
Hit or Miss Healthcare
I am aware that the idea that healing and disease originate in the subconscious mind will not be accepted by most readers. Yet, doctors had no explanation of how my grandmother developed cancer, or why they could not help her when she did. Scientists disagree about what causes cancer. They disagree about how to treat cancer, they can't predict how cancer will respond, or whether it will come back after it's removed. How can this be when they all have access to the same clinical trials and the same scientific evidence?
The reason is that individuals react differently. The treatment that cures one will not always work for another. The food or bacteria that gives one person an illness might have absolutely no effect on another. The vitamin that protects one person from getting sick might not protect another. I can look at poison ivy and almost see it jumping onto my skin. Other people can play in it and never feel so much as a tiny itch. The examples are endless.
Maybe looking more closely at the role played by the mind of the patient isn't so crazy, after all. It might help explain why prayer works sometimes and sometimes it doesn't. It might explain why there are so many different answers out there, so many miracle cures that do not work for everyone; why so many diseases that are "cured" end up coming back; why so many experts seem so clueless when confronted with new evidence that contradicts the old; why people get better after being told they are going to die; and finally why it is common to hear people say that so and so is tough and will get better. The mind is the "x" factor, and maybe the most important factor of all.
If we do not begin to see the role we play in our own physical health, then we are doomed to be at the mercy of a healthcare system that is based on profit and not people. There are many dedicated doctors and caring people working in healthcare, but the system is broken. There is a good chance you will get excellent treatment, but there's also a chance you will receive unnecessary tests, or wait endlessly for ineffective treatments. There's a good chance you will get proper medication that relieves your symptoms, but there's also a chance you'll be given a drug that was rushed through clinical trials to generate huge profits. Unless we take responsibility for out own health, we run the risk becoming victims of this broken system.
The One Minute Cure
Health Preferences and Natural Cures
NOTE: The information contained herein is for educational purposes only and not meant to diagnose illness or meant to replace a doctor's advice.
I said this was not an article about spiritual healing or religion. Rather, it is about alternative healing and the role of the mind. I think it is a mistake to put yourself at the mercy of the healthcare system without asking for clear explanations. I think it's an even bigger mistake to put yourself at the mercy of a higher power without recognizing that the higher power is in you.
Joel S. Goldsmith is my favorite example because he learned to heal others before he learned to pray. He was a salesman and a party-guy before he realized God was with him and not some invisible enemy. He was able to heal people as soon as he recognized God within himself, and not after years of study or good behavior.
The subconscious mind does not discriminate or judge. It merely creates based on our deepest beliefs and dominant thoughts. If we feel guilty and afraid, we are inviting sickness and despair. If we allow forgiveness, we allow healing. We do not know how to make healing happen, but we can learn. We start by accepting a Universal Purpose within ourselves that doesn't care who we think we are or what we think we've done wrong.
While we are learning to get in touch with our subconscious, there are things we can do on a conscious level to help bring about health and healing. The things I recommend are things that help your body do its natural work. (If you have a few minutes now, please watch The One Minute Cure video above, or return later to view.) The things I recommend do not overpower you or your body. They work by giving your body what it needs to heal itself and stay healthy.
The least expensive thing I recommend, and the one I do myself, is based on The One Minute Cure. It is as powerful as any expensive, high-tech therapy you will find. I have been following a regimen and drinking 35% food grade hydrogen peroxide (diluted according to clear instructions) for several months. Below, I tell you where to find the best instructions. Be sure to follow them. My total expense to date is $13. ( I managed to get free shipping which you may have to pay.)
35% Food Grade Hydrogen Peroxide
I have written several articles telling the story of where I first learned about the benefits of drinking food grade hydrogen peroxide. The best source of information is in The One Minute Cure by Madison Cavanaugh. You can read the book anytime by 1) typing "One Minute Cure pdf" in Google, 2) click the Freedom School website and 3) download the book in pdf format (free).
Food grade hydrogen peroxide needs to be diluted in distilled water, and it is important to follow the instructions. You do not even want it touching your skin until it is diluted.
Hydrogen peroxide is made up of hydrogen and oxygen. We have an enzyme called catalase which breaks down the H2O2 into H2O and O - water and oxygen. In other words, oxygen atoms are released into the cells in your body. Lack of oxygen is one of the most overlooked health problems in the body. The food grade hydrogen peroxide regimen explained in The One Minute Cure increases oxidation and does wonders for your health.
Liposomal Vitamin C
In researching intravenous vitamin C, I was surprised to learn that IV drips are showing remarkable results in treating cancer. I did some more research and found there is a way to get the benefits of intravenous vitamin C at home. Liposomes enable the nutrients in vitamin C to bypass the digestive system and reach the cells where they are needed. Before liposomes were discovered and introduced, much of the vitamin C we ingested dissolved in the digestive system. Liposomal or Lypo-spheric vitamin C gives you intravenous results with an oral dosage.
Wonders of Glutathione
Max One Age Extension
The benefits of glutathione have been very well documented. The problem is that glutathione supplements do not deliver the substance to your cells where they are needed. A product called MaxOne made by Max International stimulates your body to produce the glutathione and the increases are dramatic. You can read more about glutathione and MaxOne here (an article I researched and wrote). I am not a salesman or distributor of the product.
I recommend the products listed because they are simple. H2O2 increases oxygen which is the one thing we cannot live without for more than a few minutes. Lypo-spheric vitamin C helps your body produce hydrogen peroxide to kill disease cells.. MaxOne stimulates your body's own production of glutathione.
I will give the last word to my favorite text - A Course in Miracles:
The secret to salvation is but this. That you are doing this unto yourself.