Is it possible to come up with a modern concept of G_d, based on 21st Century knowledge?

What can we say about the Christian G_d that is taught in schools, worshipped in churches and referred to in religious broadcasts every day of the week?

Is it possible to come up with a modern concept of G_d, based on 21st Century knowledge?

G_d

  • It (if you are uncomfortable calling G_d ‘it’, I suggest you examine your religious programming) is the sole reason why the universe and everything in it exists and functions as it does.
  • It is everywhere, in everything and ever present at all times.
  • It is all knowing.
  • It can willfully intervene in the world and frequently does.
  • It can make things happen which defy the known laws of science and nature.
  • It can make things happen instantaneously, such as healing without going through the usual intermediate steps.
  • It knows all our innermost thoughts. It speaks to us individuals, and listens to us too.
  • We each have a personal relationship with it.
  • It is intimately concerned about our personal virtue and constantly watches us. At the end of our earthly lives it will judge us. Only those who meet its stringent criteria will be granted salvation. So will those who sincerely ask forgiveness for their wrongdoings and repent.
  • It loves us unconditionally.
  • We can ask it for what we want and, depending how well behaved we are, we will receive.
  • It is to be worshipped, obeyed, thanked and praised.
  • Although G_d is omnipotent, it has granted humans free will. We make our own choices, but if we choose unwisely we suffer the consequences.

You will have noticed that most of the conceptions of G_d were identified long ago, when humans were relatively ignorant about the world and the universe, limited to a narrow geographical area and guided largely by superstition. For example, the Biblical passages that first describe the Jewish G_d were written around 950-800 BCE, and the letters of Paul of Tarsus that conceptualised the Christian G_d around 54-60 CE.

Could we scientifically weigh up the evidence and make a rational, reasoned judgement? This has been tried, without success; there simply is no evidence for a being, entity or force matching these criteria.

And there probably never will be!

 

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History was made under this tree

Under this tree in the picturesque Dorset village of Tolpuddle history was made.

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In 1834 six farm labourers met here to discuss ways of improving their working conditions. They were arrested, convicted on a trumped up charge of swearing a false oath and deported to Australia. Their offence? Forming the world’s first association to fight for a living wage from their wealthy employers.

Eventually after a public outcry, the government was forced to give a free pardon which was followed by mass celebrations. The modern Trade Union movement was born.

Working people all over the world owe these six brave heroes a huge debt of gratitude.

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A 4,000 Year-Old Healing System

TCM – Traditional Chinese Medicine – dates back at least four thousand years, and is a radically different way of understanding health, physical function and disease from its Western counterpart. In essence:

  • Whereas Western medicine sees the body as a stand-alone entity, in TCM, it has an intimate relationship with its environment at all levels.
  • TCM is focused on the person as a whole, not the disease alone.
  • Western medicine tends to see the body as a collection of inter-related parts; in TCM, it is a small universe, a complete system, with a set of complete and interconnected systems.
  • At the heart of TCM is the notion of the flow of energy, ‘chi’ or ‘qi’, through the meridians. Disease is viewed as a lack of harmony or disruptions in qi.
  • Western physicians focus on the form and structure of the body and measurable, observable organic changes; their Chinese counterparts are more concerned with function than body parts. TCM aims to improve the functioning of the whole body, not just the malfunctioning parts.
  • Thus when Western practitioners speak of ‘blood’, they are referring to the physical material that flow through the veins and arteries of the body; the Chinese concept of ‘blood’ relates to the flow of energy associated with the bloodstream.

Today there is growing interest in TCM because science is beginning to acknowledge that biology and chemistry, although successful at explaining many of the mechanisms of the body, do not adequately explain its integrative workings.

Balance

Central to TCM thinking is the notion of balance. Health is seen as a balance of two opposing but complementary forces, Yin and Yang. Yin is the female, inhibitory energy, static, cool, calming and intuitive, while Yang is the male energy, dynamic, stimulating and logical.

The meridians are divided into Yin and Yang groups. Everything has Yin and Yang aspects which interact and never quite achieve absolute stasis.

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Meridians

Meridians are central to TCM. They are the energetic pathways along which the body’s source energy, ‘qi’, flows. Illness is caused by blockages or disturbances to the energy flow along the meridians, and the aim of all treatment is to restore this flow. Qi can be augmented by thoughtful living and depleted by adverse environmental factors acting on the individual.

Although meridians generally follow anatomic structures, the meridian-based medical system is based less on anatomy than on a holistic view of body, mind, spirit and emotions. The body has natural patterns of qi that circulate through the meridians. Qi collects primarily in the brain, lungs, and kidneys—all of which are made of millions of micro-tubules.

There are twelve primary channels or main meridians. Each runs down the arms and legs and roughly corresponds to one of the twelve Zang Fu (organs). Zang are the solid organs; Fu the hollow organs. They are the lung, large intestine, stomach, spleen, heart, small intestine, bladder, kidney, pericardium, gall bladder, liver and San Jiao – the Triple Burner (the only Zang Fu not named after a body part).

In addition, there are eight ‘extraordinary’ meridians, which are considered to be storage vessels of reservoirs of energy not associated directly with the Zang Fu.

TCM identifies the heart as the master organ, the ‘emperor of the body’ and ‘ruler’ of the five major organ networks. The heart meridian is the master connector, holding all the energies of the body together and linking them to the brain.

Even though meridians still cannot be ‘seen’, their existence has been demonstrated scientifically and there are a number of explanations for how they work. But a method – any method – does not become better simply because science is able to explain it! Meridian-based therapies have flourished for centuries because millions of people have found them effective.

Methods of Treatment in TCM

The most important treatment methods in TCM are:

  • Herbal medicine: Chinese ‘herbs’ consist not only of plants, but marine life (especially sea horses), reptiles, insects and minerals. About 80% of Chinese herbs are plant-based. They may be taken in a variety of forms – teas, pills, tinctures and so on. There are three broad types:
    • Superior herbs – for multiple diseases
    • Tonics and boosters
    • Herbs for specific ailments
  • Acupuncture (see below).
  • Dietary therapy: using natural foods for healing. In TCM, foods are classified by four groups, five tastes and by their natures and characteristics, including Yin and Yang. For example, Yang foods are believed to raise the metabolism, and Yin foods the opposite. Generally Yang foods tend to have higher calorific values, while Yin foods tend to have high water content. The ideal is to eat both types of food to keep the body in balance.

Other prescribed treatments may include:

  • Tui na massage – hands-on manipulative therapy based on the martial arts, which may involve applying pressure using the fingers, palms and thumbs on points related to the central and autonomic nervous systems.
  • Cupping – drawing out pathogenic factors from affected parts using a vacuum cup.
  • Moxabustion – applying heat to the acupuncture points.
  • Qigong exercises, which use slow graceful movements and controlled breathing techniques to promote the circulation of qi.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture involves inserting fine needles in the appropriate ‘acupuncture points’ along the meridians and stimulated (e.g. by gentle movement and sometimes a weak electrical current) to restore the flow of energy. Acupressure has the same purpose, using finger pressure rather than needles. Nowadays, lasers are also used. The effectiveness of AcuPearl is enhanced when applied to acupoints.

Acupuncture is now practised world-wide. While the placebo effect works as analgesic in 30% of cases, acupuncture has proven to work in 70 – 80%.

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Treat the cause, not the symptoms

One of the major principles of TCM is to treat the root cause of a problem, not just the symptoms. Causes may be influenced by external energies, because every living organism is interconnected within a universal matrix. Inside the body every system is linked to every other to maintain stability while investing the least amount of energy.

The harmonious controlled permanent energy flow – shown in a system known as five-phase-theory – is the essence of the meridian-based therapies. The focus is not on independent factors but always on the relationship and interdependence of all things.

Oriental Medicine was once seen in the West as an esoteric theory, but now it is emerging as verifiable science. Research has verified the existence of meridians and explained their functions as channels of biochemical, electrical and subtle energies. Meridians have been mapped using thermal imaging, electronics, radioactivity etc. revealing their role as high-speed highways for information carrying and interchange.

Research into TCM is ongoing. The next few years should witness significant breakthroughs and compelling evidence that shows how and why TCM works. The developers of AcuPearl are at the forefront of this ongoing and ground-breaking activity.

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Yeshua’s Greatest Hits

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The Transfiguration

Yeshua takes three of his disciples up a mountain to pray. Suddenly, his face changes, his body is transformed and his clothes become dazzling white light. The prophets Moses and Elijah appear and engage him in conversation. A cloud overshadows them, and a voice says, ‘This is my son, my chosen, listen to him.’ The disciples turn away, terrified, and fall to the ground. Wisely, on their return to civilisation, they choose to keep quiet about what they have seen. Even in those days, one could be locked up for telling tall stories!

(Mark 9:2-10)

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Ask and you shall receive

‘Ask and it will be given to you; search and you will find; knock, and the door will be opened for you,’ proclaimed Yeshua. People loved it, and they still do. If all you have to do is ask, then let’s ask for whatever we want – money, fame, youth, new toys, Pacific cruise, why not? Unfortunately for those craving the material things in life, Yeshua was not talking about earthly, but spiritual riches. Hence this oft quoted saying is understood by few – including, one imagines, Howard Hughes and the unfortunate King Midas.

(Matt 7:7-8)

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Sharp words

Everyone enjoys seeing a bully humiliated and unable to retaliate, and when Yeshua let fly, he let fly! ‘You brood of vipers,’ he exclaimed with a group of Pharisees in his sights, ‘you hypocrites,’ ‘you snakes, how can you escape the sentence of hell?’ How the audience enjoyed his outbursts! (There is no record of what he did for an encore.)

(Matt 12:34, Matt 23: 29-33)

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The Last Supper

Before being led away to his death, Yeshua shared bread and wine with his disciples and, in an impressive demonstration of clairvoyance, let slip that he knew which of them would betray him. Who would have thought that two thousand years after the event, people the world over would still be breaking bread and sipping wine mimicking a symbolic act intended only for those present at the time? Incredibly some of these people believe the bread and wine actually become the body and blood of Yeshua! Yuk!

(Mark 14: 17-25)

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Washing the disciples’ feet

A demonstration of service and humility that would not go amiss in the boardrooms and corridors of power in every land.

(John 13:4-10)

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The Prodigal Son

A cautionary tale loved especially by young men who have left home, messed up and crawled home expecting a warm welcome, a good meal and new clothes. A lesson for the elder brother in controlling jealousy too. Poor thing – he thinks he’s missed out, but doesn’t realise he had it all, all the time. Perhaps he should spare a thought for the fatted calf! There are always others worse off than yourself.

(Luke 15:11-32)

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Love your enemies

Yeshua’s great injunction is admirable but rarely put into practise. ‘Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you,’ he said. ‘For if you love only those who love you, what reward do you have?’ So, come on people of the world – and that includes you all you politicians, and religious leaders – shape up!

(Matt 5:44-46)

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The crucifix: a universal symbol of fellowship

Bit gruesome, this one, and not of Yeshua’s making for he was long dead before the idea caught on. It owes much to the misogynist and religious obsessive Paul of Tarsus who wrote, for example, ‘For the message of the cross is foolishness to those who are perishing, but to us who are being saved it is the power of God;’ and, ‘May I never boast of anything except the cross of our Lord Jesus Christ, by which the world has been crucified to me, and I to the world.’ Strangely, some are more inspired by Yeshua’s ghastly death than his exemplary life.

(1 Corinthians, 1:18 and Galatians 6:14)

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The Lord’s Prayer

Two thousand years after being dictated to a massed throng, various translations and mis-translations of the Lord’s Prayer – surely the world’s favourite prayer (even more so than the Prayer of Saint Francis) – are recited by millions on a daily basis. All together now:

‘Our Father in heaven, hallowed be your name. Your kingdom come. Your will be done, on earth as it is in heaven. Give us this day our daily bread. And forgive us our debts, as we have also forgiven our debtors. And do not bring us to the time of trial, but rescue us from the evil one.’

(Matt 6: 9-13)

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A novel way of paying taxes

Yeshua is reminded that even the Messiah has to pay taxes, so he sends a disciple to the lake and tells him next time he catches a fish, to open its mouth, and he will find a coin sufficient to clear their arrears. (If only it were always so easy!) So if you plan to go fishing when the wife wants you to do some jobs around the house, tell her this! But bear in mind, nowhere does it say Peter took Yeshua’s advice.

(Matt 17: 24-27)

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Ascending to heaven on a cloud

Acts of the Apostles tells us that forty days after returning from the dead, Yeshua told his disciples that they would soon receive a great power and preach his message to the ends of the earth. Then a cloud took him out of their sight. Two white-robed men then appeared and said that he would one day come in the same way as he went. So if you ever see a man descending on a cloud, that’s him!

Incidentally, Luke’s Gospel says he ascended ‘soon’ after the resurrection. We know that the two accounts were written by the same author – dementia, perhaps?

(Acts 1: 9-11 and Luke, Chapter 24)

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The Sermon on the Mount

The greatest piece of oratory ever? Even Monty Python were inspired by the birds of the air and the lilies of the field! Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg address, Churchill’s wartime speeches or Martin Luther King’s ‘I have a dream’ don’t even come close.

Original version: Luke 6:20-49

Extended long playing version with sampled bonus material: Matt 5, 6 and 7

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Casting out demons

Yeshua cast out a host of demons from a madman and sent them into a herd of pigs. The pigs, it is said, stampeded into a lake and drowned. Impressive, but tough on the pigs!

(Mark 5:1-13)

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The feeding of the five thousand

Five thousand people, starving after a hard day’s hero-worshiping, fed to excess by five loaves and two small fishes. Beat that, Sai Baba! Would be usefully replicated in places like Eritrea, Darfur and the Congo. Where’s G_d when you need it?

(Mark 6: 30-44)

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Render unto Caesar: a stunning riposte

Everyone enjoys seeing a smart-ass humiliated with a neat reply. In this case, a group of Herodians asked Yeshua a trick question: is it right to pay taxes to Caesar or not? Yeshua knew that if he said yes he would alienate his followers, and if he said no he would be arrested by the Romans. So he took a coin and asked them whose image was on it. ‘Casear’s,’ they replied. Then he told them to give the emperor the things that are the emperor’s, and to G_d the things that are G_d’s. Game, set and match! How today’s politicians wish they could emulate this stunning riposte!

(Matt 22: 15-22)

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Throwing the bankers out of the temple

Wouldn’t everyone like to see bankers, currency dealers and speculators get their comeuppance? Well try this: go into the head branch of any bank, open the tills and tip the contents on the floor. Tell the manager his bank is nothing but a den of robbers, then try to leave. See how far you get

(Mark 11:15)

4

Walking on water

Cephas couldn’t do it, but Yeshua could. Even Evel Knievel never managed this – nor Houdini, nor David Blaine –  the ultimate stunt for show-offs!

(Matt 14:25-32)

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Raising Lazarus from the dead

Lazarus had been dead for four days and making quite a stench when Yeshua brought his rotting corpse back to life. Isn’t it amazing that G_d continues to allow such suffering in the world if his son is capable of such feats?

(John 11:1-44)

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Rising from the dead

There’s plenty of speculation on this one, and no-one except Yeshua really knows the truth. Even so, it’s quite a claim and, amazingly, a quarter of the world’s population believe it!

(See, for example, Matt 28:1-20 and John 20:1-30)

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Changing water into wine

The ultimate party piece! He did it for his mother (doesn’t everyone want to please their mother?) Amazingly, in surveys eight out of ten said they would rather be able to turn water in to wine than come back from the dead.

(John 2:1-10)

 

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Microbes are not the prime cause of disease

Microbes are not the prime cause of disease. Disease comes from within and is the result of the body providing an unhealthy terrain that allows harmful microbes to flourish. These micro organisms are the secondary effect of a poor terrain.

A healthy terrain is the result of good food, pure water, fresh air, sunlight, warmth and low frequency, earth-based pulsed magnetic fields. Provide these and harmful microbes are much less likely to take hold. They are exactly what the body needs!

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1893 piles of dog poo!!!

According to Michelle Crouch in Reader’s Digest (April 2015), the reason why dogs circle around before getting down to business is that they have an instinct to align themselves with the Earth’s magnetic field before they poo. Researcher watched 70 dogs do 1893 poos over a 2 year period to work this out.

Animals have a much greater sense of the Earth’s energies than we do. It seems we have lost these abilities as we evolved. Even so, earth energies still affect us and in some circumstances harmful energies can make us very ill. Headaches, fatigue, insomnia and depression have all been linked to energy stresses coming form the ground.

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Discipline doctors who over-prescribe antibiotics?

The UK medical regulatory body, NIHCE (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence) has recommended that doctors who prescribe too many antibiotics should be disciplined. This will come as good news to anyone who is aware of the dangers of these potent medicines which were, after all, considered miracle cures when penicillin was first developed.

So what’s the problem with them?

The first problem is that antibiotics are not selective – they kill all microbes, good and bad.  Most of the microbes that swim around in the human body are harmless, and the vast majority are beneficial. Probiotic yoghurts are big business precisely for this reason.

Secondly, there’s a great deal of evidence that antibiotics weaken the natural immune system (vaccinations do too); thirdly (and more scarily) overuse of antibiotics indirectly creates microbes that are even more deadly than those they eliminate. Microbes aren’t stupid. When threatened by an antibiotic, they mutate. As NIHCE observed, we are in danger of inadvertently encouraging a race of antibiotic-resistant superbugs that could literally take over the world and wipe humanity out!

There is a more enlightened view, based on centuries of Oriental medicine backed by decades of scientific investigations – instead of destroying the harmful bacteria, create an environment in the body in which they are unable to thrive.  With their life support systems are no longer functioning, they simply wither and die, leaving the body’s natural immune system intact.

Bio-energetic wellness devices are designed to rebalance the body’s energies and restore natural rhythms, thus supporting the body’s natural repair mechanisms. They are drug-free and non-invasive, simple and convenient to use.

The current use of antibiotics will one day be seen as regressive, but meanwhile it suits the purposes of the pharmaceutical companies rather well. Consider the swine flu scare of 2008. Fuelled by panic that the world was about to be overrun by killer bugs, governments spent huge sums on anti-flu vaccines. The pharmaceutical companies reaped huge profits, and then it became clear that it was all a storm in a teacup. Many health experts now believe the whole episode to be nothing short of a scandal.

The future of medicine will not be drugs and other biochemical sledgehammers, but supporting the body’s healing mechanisms by working with it’s natural energies. No more emphasis on fighting disease – much more emphasis on giving disease no opportunity to thrive.

It may be necessary to discipline doctors who over-prescribe antibiotics today –  but wouldn’t it be good to encourage them to explore the frontiers of energy medicine too?

Copyright David Lawrence Preston, 25.7.2017

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Buddhist Economics

One of the greatest statements on living simply is to be found in E. F. Schumacher’s book, ‘Small Is Beautiful: A Study of Economics As If People Mattered’. The chapter entitled Buddhist Economics pointed out that consumption is merely a means to an end. Our aim, he argued, ‘should be to obtain the maximum well-being with the minimum of consumption.’

Using clothing as an example, he suggested that the most economically efficient approach would be to provide warmth, comfort and an attractive appearance for everyone, with the least amount of effort and minimum destruction of natural resources. Collecting clothes we hardly ever wear simply doesn’t make sense. We could choose to toil less and have more time for other pursuits. This would also put less pressure on the environment.

When we go for maximum well-being with minimum consumption, we help to make the world a kinder, gentler place, and it doesn’t mean depriving ourselves because we’re gaining much more than we lose, including time for ourselves and our loved ones.

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Is G_d an information field?

Before Einstein, the world was thought to be a collection of atoms and molecules behaving according to certain inviolable ‘laws’. Space was exactly that – empty space, nothing there. Now we know that matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration and even space is not really empty: it is an inexhaustible potential that manifests in places as matter.

What appears to us to be solid matter is actually 99.9999% empty space: billions of tiny particles flying in formation, all held together by an invisible force field. Incredibly, when subatomic particles are studied in detail, they do not actually exist. They are not particles like, say, particles of dust. Rather, they appear and disappear millions of times a second and move at inestimable speeds. Moreover, physicists state that we cannot assume they continue to exist when they are not being observed.

Everything, including us, came out of a formless world of energy. Somewhere in that field of energy is something that determines what we are and what we will become – an information source. Information is everywhere. It’s in every wave and every particle; every atom and every cell. There’s information we see (printed information, TV, internet, GPS) and information we don’t see. Wherever we are, we are surrounded by and infused with information. We may not always have the means to access it but it’s still there, just as a person without their mobile phone on cannot access a signal.

This is hardly a new idea. Thousands of years ago the Indian Rishis knew that matter is not ultimate reality and in his ‘Theory of Forms’ 2,500 years ago, Plato argued that behind every physical thing is the idea of that thing (i.e. information), and it is the idea that is real. The New Testament Letter to the Hebrews states that all visible things come from the invisible and are dependent on the unseen for their existence. More recently Max Planck (1858 – 1947), the theoretical physicist who originated quantum theory, wrote:

‘All matter originates and exists only by virtue of a force… We must assume behind this force the existence of a conscious and intelligent Mind. This Mind is the matrix of all matter.’

What exactly is this conscious and intelligent force, this stream of life? Frankly, I don’t know, and nor do I believe anyone who says they know for sure. As Max Planck wrote, ‘Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are a part of the mystery that we are trying to solve.’

We are getting closer to solving the mystery; the only question is just how close will we get. Every generation, scientific knowledge advances and spiritual awareness unfolds. But what if the entity described as  G_d were really an information field as recognised by science? The ultimate information field that provides the blueprint for the universe and everything in it? That constantly communicates with us and responds to our communication, reflecting our thoughts and words? Now there’s an idea!

 

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The 5,000 year-old secret of natural healing

The ancient Chinese knew that restoring the body’s natural rhythms is the secret of all healing. Illness happens when the body’s rhythms become disturbed; healing is restoring them to their natural, healthy state. Even modern drug-based medicine cannot succeed unless this happens, without potentially dangerous side effects. Optimum health cannot arise unless all the rhythmical processes of the body act together in a harmonious way.

When there is ‘dis-ease’ and upset within the body or mind then the natural rhythmical orders are disturbed and no longer act coherently.

There are  a huge number of rhythms in the body, from the waves and particles that make up atoms and molecules, all the way up to circadian rhythms and lunar rhythms. Examples include:

Circadian (body clock) rhythm

One of the main rhythms the body exhibits is the internal body clock tuned to the 24 hour day (circadian rhythm). Many important biological functions and processes, including our mood, sleep, appetite, digestion and energy levels are linked to the circadian rhythms. When they are disturbed  a variety of health issues arise, including sleep disorders, anxiety, depression and digestive problems.

Heart Beat

The heartbeat is a major player in synchronizing many of the body rhythms.

Nervous System

The nervous system has two significant states – the active, doing state called the sympathetic state and the resting, repairing, regenerating state called the parasympathetic state. Generally the sympathetic is more active during the day and the parasympathetic more active during the night and sleep. Many health disorders have links to disturbances in the interaction of the two.

The brain

The brain has many rhythmical ac or ‘brain waves’. There are four primary waves – delta, theta, alpha and beta. Over-arousal in certain brain areas is linked with anxiety disorders, sleep problems, nightmares, impulsive behavior, anger/aggression, depression and chronic nerve pain. Under-arousal in certain areas leads to some types of depression, attention deficit, chronic pain and insomnia.

Reproductive cycles

The female reproductive cycle has clear rhythmic pattersn.

Breathing

Like the heart, breathing is a gross example of a body rhythmical activity. The in and out breath result in physical movement of the rib cage and rapid movement of air in and out of the body. The quality and depth of breath rhythm is affected by many factors including activity, emotions, stress, physical restrictions, muscle tension and posture. The vibration of the air moving through the larynx and resonances within the sinuses is used to generate the voice; even speaking is a rhythmical vibrational process.

Digestion

Digestion is a highly rhythmical process involving a cascade of sequences starting with seeing, smelling and sensing the presence of food. Disturbances in these rhythms manifest as digestive issues.

Muscle action

All physical skeletal movement in the body is formed from muscle contractions and corresponding relaxation. Muscular tension is often present as a result of tension. Where tension is maintained the natural rhythmical activities are restricted and this affects the wellbeing.

Bio-Rhythms

Physical, emotional and intellectual bio-rhythms affect all of us. Some people feel better in the morning, others are more energised in the afternoon or evening. Ignoring our natural biorhythms can result in illness, under-performance and frustration.

Cellular Activity

Each of the 70 trillion cells that goes to make us up each have a whole series of rhythmical activities. The process of making energy is know as the Kreb cycle involving the breakdown of glucose to form energy. The expression of DNA has a set of cyclical activities including transcription and translation.

Cell division (mitosis) is one of the most beautiful and elegant demonstration of how nature works in a rhythmical way to express itself.

Lunar Cycles

Many aspects of nature are tuned to the time it takes the moon to compete its movement around the earth. The human mind, body, energy levels, emotions, hormone cycles and even dreams have been found to be synchronized with the moon phases.

Chinese medicine

A fundamental tenure to Chinese Medicine is the idea of the body expressing patterns of behaviour. Where patterns become disturbed, ill-health occurs. Traditionally, Chinese practitioners have corrected imbalanced using acupuncture needles, heat, movement and herbs; in recent decades lasers have been used too. But now there’s a new approach

Adaptive Resonance

Adaptive Resonance – full name ‘Phase Conjugate Adaptive Resonance’ (PCAR) – is an advanced approach which helps restore and balance the natural biological rhythms. It is a propriety method developed by the makers of the AcuPearl range of health and wellness devices. PCAR produces resonant signatures which are continually adapted to the body, strengthening natural rhythms – including circadian rhythms – thereby supporting the body’s natural health-giving and healing mechanisms.

Each AcuPearl unit is small, light and easy to carry around, simple to use, drug-free and non-invasive. The new Mk3 Circadian Balance is designed specifically to support natural circadian rhythms. They are worn on the wrist, as a pendant, or kept in a pocket.

We have no doubt that the ancient Chinese would be impressed!

 

Copyright David Lawrence Preston, 19.7.2017


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