Lessons Learned from Years with Specialists
The Importance of Spiritual Health to Physical Healing
When one is spiritually or emotionally unhealthy, it will definitely affect his physical well being and become sick. Our spiritual health as well as our physical health is affected by our fears, negative thoughts, anger, resentment, or abnormal amounts of stress. 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. It is believed by many people today that there is indeed a link between physical illness and spiritual or emotional factors.
Healing of the body can be a result of a person taking care of his spiritual well being. You will feel great physically, if you feel great spiritually and emotionally. Depending on your attitude while having your illness, it will affect the progress and the duration of your sickness. Keeping our faith in God is still possible during our illnesses, and we can pray to God to help and guide us during this time of uncertainty so that we won’t be fearful.
You are the best judge of your spiritual health. 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. You will find that you have a predominant emotion that rules your life. When we hold onto negative or toxic emotions, it is like giving your body points which will eventually make us physically sick Ridding yourself of emotions that do not promote love, joy, peace, and faith in God will help promote physical health. These are good and positive emotions that only come from the Spirit of God Himself. 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.
There are many ways to maintain your spiritual health and these are through meditation, reading the Scriptures, prayer, and others. If you do these activities constantly you will then become more spiritually or emotionally healthy. 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.
God can allow your physical illnesses to be prolonged despite your spiritual health. But, it allows you more strength to bear the infirmity.