So….. what does the word cure mean to you?
“Cure is something that doctors and researchers keep telling me is years away. I’ll be dead by then”.
“Hell, if they can’t bother to come up with a cure for my painful periods, how can they come up with a cure for cancer?”
“I’d love a cure for my husband – I swear he’s defective”.
Do any of these sound familiar?
If you’ve given up on “cure”, I just want to say “Thank you!”
Thank you for not buying into manipulative advertising campaigns promising that “all you need is this incredible new pill” and your life will be stars and rainbows.
Thank you for being sceptical of the claims that “We’re getting closer every day! All we need is a few more trillion dollars for research”. Or, my personal favourite: “If we just understood the disease better, we could come up with a better therapy”.
Thank you for realising that cure is a big lie. There is no cure! Cure is something that happens to you. Cure is good news about your bad habits. Cure is “Awesome! I can still live a crappy life and eat crappy food and be a crappy person, and all my problems will go away! I’ll pay MILLIONS for that!”
Cure and healing are not the same thing. Healing is a process that happens with you, a process that takes shape over time. It is something you work on, something that you practice. Healing is the opportunity to see the face of the Divine – the Ultimate task-giver – and having the courage to rise to the challenge of becoming.
Well, Elisabeth, that’s all well and lovely. And how do you expect me to be able to do that? I’m not some Enlightened Master who meditates under a tree all day. I have a job, kids, and an incurable illness. And I don’t believe in God. Screw. You.
Don’t get me wrong – I’m not an Enlightened Master either. Hell, I’m not even trained in Conventional Medicine (although I am studying honours-level physiology at the University of Alberta). I’m from the “other side” of the University. I was trained as a classical pianist, and I was pretty good at it. I studied for a really, really long time with some very famous, and some not-so-famous, people. But I was also the person who studied philosophy and had the audacity to ask difficult questions.
I was the student who never suffered an obedient moment of my life, and my tolerance for bullshit has always been Zero. Not a good character trait for getting ahead in the “real” world. Or Med School.
I’ve dedicated my life to be in service to others. I’m dedicated to humility, to creating bonds with people with diverse problems, and to seeing the face of the Divine in the people who come to me for help.
People just like you.
And this is what I want to share with you. I want you to discover for yourself that genuine healing is innate, deeply gratifying, and POSSIBLE. Your body is built to heal – it’s just forgotten how.
Over to you.
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