Are The Miracle � Body, Mind,
Actually there is no separation.
Body-mind-spirit exists as a continuum
flowing from one to the other � in
constant connection. Formal education has
taught us to think of body, mind, and spirit
as being separate and distinct.
The reductionist model of
the human body as a machine � the
sum of its component parts has led to the
paradigm that considers the human body as
a closed system. This paradigm of separation
is an illusion. For the moment we will speak
of each separately while remembering that
the three are indeed connected so that one
is constantly affecting the other.
Spirit: Oneness with the Source and All
Forms of Life
When I was a child, I was
taught to think that I was a human being
with a soul or spirit. Later, I knew that
I was spirit experiencing life as a human
being. As spirit then we are particles of
the Great Spirit, the Universal Field, or
the God Force. We are droplets of seawater,
or waves in the cosmic sea of the Universal
Field, Universal Mind, or as physicist,
Gregg Braden, recently named it, �The
The universal energy field
is composed of a subtle energy that is more
difficult to measure, but nonetheless
and definable with modern technology. Modern
science has been reluctant to discuss this
subtle energy that fills the so-called void
between, simply because it was discussed
so well be the ancients in all cultures
and religions too.
Terminology has always been a challenge
when trying to express the limitless power
of the universe � the divine power
of God. Let each person choose the words
that best serve him or her at this time.
The power and the truth remain the same.
The ancients expressed this
truth in their oral history of the creation
of the Universe, and in their stories of
God. Now the quantum physicists agree with
their latest scientific theories like that
of Michio Kaku, the physicist, who
�the string theory� of connectedness.
For example, the Native
have always held this belief in honoring
the earth and celebrating their oneness
with all of life. According to the ancient
Hopi legend of the Creation, Grandmother
Spider spun the original web that would
connect everything. The Buddhist teachings
describe the god Indra�s great net
that stretches out to hold all of life in
every direction. The Gnostic Gospels refer
to the emergence of the Mind of the Universe
from the power of silence.
We are a small, but integral
part of the whole that is the Great Spirit,
the Universal Field, the Divine Mind, the
Universal Intelligence, or the Universal
Power. As such we have an eternal connection
ever available and waiting.
The Essenes were the sect
whose scribes recorded in Aramaic, in the
Dead Sea Scrolls, the words of Jesus of
Nazareth, and stories of God�s creation.
According to new translations of these
words, we have the power and the connection
to access the power and intelligence of
the God Field or Divine Matrix when we �ask
without hidden motive.� Thus, prayers
that come forth from the heart and not the
ego are most powerful.
As spirit then, we are each
and all connected not simply to one another,
but to all every life form in the universe,
and to Source from which all life proceeds.
We are part of the Whole � part of
that Universal Field described by science,
or that God Field described by religions.
The language may differ, but the truth
As spirit � we are expressions
of that subtle energy that breathes life
into every living thing � we are expressions
of the supreme energy, or divine love that
has no beginning and no ending � we
are here to experience life as humans
by human emotions while expanding into our
full potential here and now.
2007 Gloria Alvino. The author gives
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