How Illness Can Be Healing…
The Healing Power of Illness
Dr. Mark Sircus, Ac., OMD, DM (P) | DrSircus.com
Thirty years ago, a young German physician named Rüdiger Dahlke published a remarkable book. “This is an uncomfortable book” were the first words of the preface. The author argues that sick people are not just innocent victims of disease but are responsible for the illnesses they take on.
Based on the idea that a patient brings about their own illness, this book suggests that symptoms are expressions of psychological conflicts, and can only be healed when the patient is aware of what is behind the problem. The book covers the meaning of specific symptoms, covering various systems such as respiration and digestion, and illnesses ranging from cancer to varicose veins. In each case, the authors explore the mindset that precipitates the symptom, and suggest new perspectives, which can induce healing.
We are not innocent victims of some quirk of nature, but actually brings about our own sickness or the sickness of our children. When I say we it is a big we (society and institutions) not just our individual self. When we accept vaccines, antibiotics for our children and in general toxic pharmaceuticals we are inviting the poisoning and often catastrophic results of such decisions and practices. Many diseases are a reflexion of the world’s illness! When we buy into the mainstream worldview we buy into the sickness it causes in us.
This book though is focused on symptoms as bodily expressions of psychological conflicts. Our symptoms and diseases are able, through their symbolism, to reveal our true problems that exist deep in us. This book is for people who are prepared to cast aside traditional notions of illness, who long to explore more deeply their inner nature – people whose goal is full eradication of their disease states.
Nancy R. Fenn writes, “To me, the book says basically that we need to evolve away from hating, disliking, shunning or rejecting certain ideas, people, places, and so on. We need to READ MORE: http://drsircus.com/medicine/the-healing-power-of-illness/