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Multi-Dimensional Mastery - June 2016 - Santa Fe
The Remarkable Power of Connection and Being Home in the Body
By Dr. Judy Scher
There is only one dis-ease. What does this mean when I say this? In a world where medical specialists focus exclusively on one organ or one system in the body in order to treat various symptoms, it may be challenging to conceive of the possibility that there is only one dis-ease.
Your body expresses a lack of health in the form of illness and symptoms. Typically, these symptoms show up where you already have a weak link in your system. Notice how I’ve spelled dis-ease. The prefix “dis” indicates something negative, in opposition. Dis-ease: no ease, lack of ease. This spelling emphasizes that the effortlessness, the ease of communication that should normally exist between every cell in your body, has been lost. It indicates that there are parts of you that are not expressing the light that you truly are, not expressing the truth that you are. It emphasizes a lack of wholeness.
We go to specialists to try and find a way to become healthy, to find wholeness, but this is a hopeless task; specialists usually can only address one part of you. They treat these parts in isolation from the rest of your body. If you don’t address your symptoms as a manifestation of something systemic and global, health is never really achieved. You will only be able to restore yourself to the point you were at before your crisis. This is not true health.
True health is wholeness. We can only find wholeness when all of our parts are speaking to each other, when every part recognizes its role and says “hi” to all the other parts, when everything knows everything else is there, when everything is working together in harmony, synergistically, resonating together.
Think of the body as a home: a place of connection and belonging, a community; a place where every part knows how it fits into the whole. The heart cells know how to work together to keep the heart beating; the lung cells know how to work together to pull in oxygen, exhale carbon dioxide; the stomach cells know how to work together to begin the digestion process. And all these larger systems – pulmonary, digestive, hormonal, neurological, etc. – work together, interact with each other, resonate with each other. So, achieving wholeness is like a homecoming.
When there is a lack of wholeness, how do you get it back? You must listen. We have forgotten how to tune into parts of our consciousness that are asking us to pay attention – those parts that are alienated, injured, violated, and shut away. Our culture obliterates this sacred place of listening and replaces it with the dull edge of comfort. Comfort has its place, yes, but you will never be fully alive if you are continually seeking comfort. What it comes down to is this: no one knows what ‘home’ is like for you. No one else knows what wholeness is like for you. You are the only one that can listen. You are the only one who can bring your consciousness to what needs attention.
If this kind of listening hasn’t been practiced for a long time, and you may not even know what you need to pay attention to, you may find that you need support to help find those connections. And that’s okay. As long as you’re on the right road, you’ll get where you need to be. The real power is in the wholeness that comes from connection, this is the root of health.
Judy Scher, D.C. is Director of the Scher Center in Santa Fe since 1992. She is an international teacher, workshop leader, and keynote speaker. The Scher Center utilizes cutting edge reorganizational healing tools including Network Spinal Analysis Care. For more info go to www.schercenter.com
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