Is There are Connection Between Spiritual Health and Physical Healing?
Sickness if often a results of an unhealthy spiritual or emotional condition. People who are suffering from negative emotions including fears, negative thoughts, anger, resentment, or abnormal amounts of stress will soon find themselves spiritually or emotionally unhealthy which also affects our physical health. There are many ministers and alternative health experts who believe that the disease that people encounter today have their roots in 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. When the body falls ill, our attitude plays a huge role in how the disease progresses and how long it may last. 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. If you really want to know your spiritual health, it takes a careful self examination of your heart or mind if you have thoughts of anger, fear, anxiety, unwillingness to forgive, negativity or other emotions that is not good for your soul and it can also harm your body too. Each person has a predominant emotion that is the one that rules his mind and his 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 these good emotions from the Spirit fill your heart and overflows with it, then God’s healing door is opened and the emotions that keep you dark spiritually and causes physical illness is removed.
The only way to face problems head long is when you are maintaining good spiritual health. If you build your faith in God during uneventful times in your life will help you keep the faith during times when your 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. Emotional health and well being are promoted by all these activities. f you do these practices in your daily life, you will learn to take away the bad emotions like fear, anger, and bitterness. Those who are able to read the Bible regularly will know of the love and faithfulness of God which is strong enough to conquer the negative emotions in our lives.
Don’t expect healing to be instantaneous even if you have the most positive attitude. But, it allows you more strength to bear the infirmity.