When we’re sick, we question ourselves. We feel cut off from life, from what we were put on earth to do. We doubt basic truths, like the body’s ability to heal, because we haven’t yet connected to what’s really behind our illnesses. We go from doctor to doctor, medical community to medical community, looking for an answer. We lose faith in [Countinue reading...]
Laws change, habits dissolve, new forms and functions emerge whenever an individual or a society learns a new behavior. This is because we are all connected through what Sheldrake calls “morphogenetic fields” — organizing templates that weave through time and space and hold the patterns for all structures, but which can be altered according to our changing thoughts and actions.
The laws of nature are not absolutes; rather, they are accumulations of habits. The law of gravity, for example, is a pretty well-fixed habit, probably owing to the trillions of beings throughout the universe who give it general assent. Yet yogis, swamis, and more than a few Catholic saints report that, in deep meditation or spiritual rapture, [Countinue reading...]