Medical Intuition: Ancient Healing with a New Name

This article first appeared in the Fall 2006 issue of We Connect Magazine. Copyright Laura Bruno, 2006.

 

Medical Intuition:

Ancient Healing with a New Name

 

            In the 1980’s Caroline Myss (pronounced ‘mace’) and neurosurgeon Dr. Norman Sheady coined the phrase “medical intuition” to describe the ability to access mental, emotional and spiritual issues affecting physical health. Myss collected her experiences working with Sheady’s patients and wrote the bestseller, Why People Don’t Heal and How They Can. In this and other books, Myss re-introduced millions of people to the ideas of Medical Intuition and energy healing. I say “re-introduced” because neither of these fields is actually new.

In the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, Edgar Cayce dropped into hypnotic trances to diagnose all sorts of health problems. As people recovered, he grew famous as “a seer.” Some Medical Intuitives trace their heritage to Edgar Cayce, which usually means they “see” imbalances in the body and make accurate diagnoses. Cayce-inspired Medical Intuitives often locate health issues that traditional medicine has overlooked. By referring clients for confirmatory testing and treatment, these types of Medical Intuitives function almost like extra tests. Rather than using equipment, they X-ray and scan the body with their minds.  

Long before Edgar Cayce, though, medicine men and women, shamans, and witchdoctors practiced forms of Medical Intuition. Some, like Cayce, dropped into trances. Others seemed supernaturally familiar with the healing power of herbs. Still others performed rituals and prayer to treat the body by healing the spirit. Into the Middle Ages, most people subscribed to the idea of a body/mind/spirit connection. Enter the Inquisition and the burning of millions of “witches”: even if folk healers survived, the Renaissance brought “modern” medicine, which called them superstitious. Medical research has only recently validated amazing connections among mind, body and spirit.  

Ancient Sanskrit writings describe energy centers called chakras, which rise from the base of the spine to the crown of the head. Each chakra corresponds to different organs, emotions, colors, sounds and life issues. (Cutting-edge research seems to verify connections among chakras and the location of nerve clusters and endocrine glands.) From this Hindu tradition comes an understanding of Life as a pulsation of universal energy. People revere the sound, “Om” as that vibration that connects and encompasses all of Life.

The Tao Te Ching speaks of something similar called, “The Great Integrity,” a unity of opposites before the One separated into forms. Quantum physics has begun to explore these ideas by studying atoms, photons, relativity, The Big Bang, and quarks. The more scientists discover, the more ancient philosophies ring true. We now know that nothing is really “solid.” Electrons constantly orbit the nucleus of atoms, jumping to form compounds or moving in waves of various frequencies.  

The idea of one universal energy—a Divine energy—running through all of Life opens major possibilities for healing. Wellness becomes a state of being “in tune” with Life. When we recognize everything as One (as Divine), then unconditional compassion flows freely. We begin to vibrate in our natural state. A tuning fork can cause another tuning fork to vibrate, as long as they share the same fundamental frequency. In other words, one fork can start a second one vibrating just by vibrating the way the other fork naturally wants to vibrate. They “resonate” with each other. Similarly, as we vibrate waves of unconditional compassion, energy near us remembers its natural state. People begin to heal. Jesus Christ was the most famous Medical Intuitive to walk the earth, and he modeled this possibility for healing. “Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind, and love your neighbor as yourself.”

In this state of unconditional compassion, everything is possible.

 

 

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2 responses to this post.

  1. Thank you for this article it is very true. Is is so interesting that most people know somebody or have heard of people who have had some “miraculous cure” yet these are dismissed as accidental yet we can all access the same Source that Jesus and many other Energy healers use.

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    Ian Stone – Founder of HEART Energy Healing System,
    Human Energy Assessment Release Treatments
    Metaphysical Institute
    Metaphysical Institute Blog

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  2. Posted by laurabruno on November 26, 2008 at 4:35 am

    Thank you for stopping by. I love when others share their experience with miracles! Love and Blessings, Laura

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