Is There are Connection Between Spiritual Health and Physical Healing?
It is true that our physical sickness is related directly with our spiritual and emotional health. If we have many fears, negative thoughts, anger, resentment, or abnormal amounts of stress, it can lead to negative effects of both our spiritual and physical health. If you ask ministers and some alternative health experts what they think about physical health, they will tell you that diseases that people encounter is a result of poor spiritual health and well being. The belief that your physical well being is linked to your spiritual or emotion health is already gaining following.
If there is a strong connection between physical health and spiritual health, then we only need to strengthen our spiritual lives so that our bodies can be healed. A person who has great spiritual and emotional feeling will also feel good physically. Illnesses can progress and last depending on the attitude that you have while you are experiencing the illness. Even in the midst of illness, we can still keep our faith in God to heal and guide us through times of uncertainty and to ward off fear.
Your spiritual health can be judged by no other than yourself. There is a need for careful and honest self examination of your heart and mind to see if there is any negative emotions like fear, anger, anxiety, unforgiveness, negativity, and other emotions that does not only harm your spirit but harms your body as well. You will find that you have a predominant emotion that rules your life. If there are a lot of toxic emotions in your mind, then all of these will soon affect your body and it will become sick. Ridding yourself of emotions that do not promote love, joy, peace, and faith in God will help promote physical health. These positive emotions come from the Spirit of God. If you fill your heart overflowing with these and open the door to God’s healing light, you filter out the emotional that keep you spiritually dark that causes physical illness.
If you are surrounded by many problems, then you can face these problems if you have good spiritual health. Even during the uneventful times in your life you should keep your faith in God so that you will be stronger when the time comes when you circumstances and health are challenged.
The best methods for maintaining and staying spiritually healthy are meditation, prayer, deep breathing, reading the Bible and other good readings, and spending time in nature. If you regularly do these activities, then you will realize that you are becoming healthier emotionally. f you do these practices in your daily life, you will learn to take away the bad emotions like fear, anger, and bitterness. Reading the Bible helps us to focus on the love and faithfulness of God, which puts negative emotions out of your heart.
God can allow your physical illnesses to be prolonged despite your spiritual health. Handling your sickness in a strong manner is the effect of having a strong spiritual well being so you don’t really mind the sufferings of your physical infirmity.