Have you ever thought there’s a part of you that’s “unafflictable”, as one doctor put it? And what might it mean if we understood just how substantial that part of us is? My latest blog has just been posted on BuzzFeed as: “Awakening to the Possibility of Healing Love”
Here is an excerpt:
Clinicians like Dr Leap and Pamela Wible MD – who says she prescribes “the love drug” – clearly put a premium on love in their practice. And experience tells them it’s helping.
Another physician, Kenneth D Bishop, highlights the marvel of love as being much more than “a cascade of synaptic firing and neurotransmitter release”, and has observed a remarkable phenomena. He says while he doesn’t know “what a spirit or a soul truly are”, he’s concluded, “with some hope”, that bodies are not “our limit”.
Many might feel that’s an extraordinary statement from someone whose profession is so focused on the human body. But as an oncologist his patients have taught him “there’s a part of us that’s unafflictable”…