Healing vs. Curing

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You are enough. At this exact moment, you are already enough.

Start there this January 2015. Because most likely you will be tested in some way around this idea, and where you draw your wisdom and strength from matters. It could be the blood test results. It could be the autoimmune flare. It could be someone seemingly not choosing to be in a relationship with you. It could be the loss of a job. I am here to tell you what I know for sure: those events are here to lift you in some way. Dedicate yourself to finding out the how and why. Focus on what the blessings of your life are at this moment. Then you are choosing from abundance, love and wisdom. Healing and health are forms of abundance, love and wisdom. Keep choosing to find the blessing. Over and over and over again. Become a blessing ambassador. It will spill over into the world and as you heal your life, you will help others heal theirs. It is not about the cure. It is about the healing.

A Cure promotes the idea that you have to DO something. I suggest in The Loving Diet that ‘doing’ is the not the quickest route to getting rid of what ails you. The place to start is the trusting of  yourself and what your life is giving you. Your life. 100%. Right now. Trust your disease. Trust your illness as a teacher. Be a student to yourself. Trust you can do this. The more you invest there, the more you use everything for your benefit.

Healing is a process of systematically releasing blocks life has set up for you to increase your wisdom. Dedicate yourself to this. Then Hashimoto’s is the rock you pick up in your life that has the pearl of knowledge underneath it. It is not about the disease, it is about the wisdom disease is trying to bring forward. What wisdom are you being shown? Is it that you are enough? Is it that you are worthy? Is it that you are magnificent in the midst of disease? Is that you are never alone? Is it that there is enough? Is it that you are not a victim of your circumstances?

Illness is the vehicle. Loving is the tool.

Let that be your mantra: Illness is the vehicle, loving is the tool. That perspective will transform suffering. That perspective will allow you to become more present in your life. When you are present, loving comes forward. When you are present, cells change instantaneously. If you want rapid change, the quickest way is not through diet or nutrient dense food. Change your loving however, and then the diet comes in a more aligned way. And then the nutrients, supplements and practitioners do too. That is the radical medicine our hearts are looking for.

You got this. I believe in you. Word of 2015: Loving

 

 

 
 
 

11 Comments

  1. Joe Kiefer

    I am 41 and 2 years ago I was told I have IGA and I have always had blood (micro) since my 20’s and then in 20122013 I started getting protein in my urine and now my GFR is 71. it has been 74 and 72 and then 77 and surprisingly it went up to 84 this past november. now back to 71. I need to figure out what I can do to hopefully reverse this or at least feel better than I am right now. I am scared and need help as I have a family that I do not want to lose if something should happen to me.

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    • Jessica

      Hi Joe…that is really an issue for your doctor or health care practitioner to handle. Legally I am not allowed to comment about it. So sorry! -jessica

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      • Jen

        Hi Joe, I have IgA too.. I think you should speak with your health care provider, but i’d like to reassure you that 71 is not too bad..(at least by Canadian medical standards, I think it varies by country.) There is also an excellent private support group on Facebook called “iga nephropathy.” Lots of great info there as well! Cheers 🙂

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  2. Anonymous

    Jessica, Love this article! Thank you for the shift in perspective you have presented, it’s exactly what makes sense for me right now, exactly what I needed to read! Thank you, as always for your unique and thoughtful ways of presenting things.

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    • Jessica

      You are so very welcome. Thank you so much for saying so. xxoo-jessica

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  3. Brenda

    Jessica you are such a great writer. Thank-you for your dedication . Love Brenda

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    • Jessica

      Brenda…thank you. So very kind of you to say. xo-jessica

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  4. kristen u

    beautiful and truthful expression of life. it starts with love, acceptance and vision. first it’s ok, i’m made of love, i’m not this disease, then ouch, this hurts, i’ve missed the sixteenth social event of the year, then can I think a thought that would make me feel stronger even if i don’t feel strong. i love you. that always makes me feel stronger. then gratitude for the healing that has happened and that is still to come. then excitement for the kale in the fridge that I can cook tomorrow when i feel better, bc I will feel better tomorrow… thanks jessica.

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    • Jessica

      Kristen, that is really beautiful. And how you put it together in that way..the vision of it is really helpful to read. Thank you so much for sharing. xo-jessica

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  5. Donna

    Hi Kristen, My brain is so foggy this morning, so I don’t quite understand where love comes into this. Hashimotto Thyroiditis completely destroyed my thyroid and my doctor thinks he can control my hypothyroidism with 150 mcg of Levothyroxin. I take it first thing in the morning as ordered and hit major depression around 3 pm. This is causing a flares up of my fibromyalgia (have had it most of my life but diagnosed after car accident in 1997 which also caused minor traumatic brain injury and severe whiplash). Also have myofascial pain disorder, rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, IBS, GERD, osteoporosis, hx of back surgery L4L5 laminectomy, 2 herniated discs for 10 years. I am 60 years old. My arms and legs get very weak and I fall periodically from my legs giving out, foot drop, and losing my balance. We moved from Connecticut 18 months ago to look after my Dr per his doctors requests after his near fatal heart attack and triple bypass just 7weeks after my Mom died on July 4, 2013. Daddy’s heart can’t handle Connecticut winters so we’ve left our adult kids and grandkids in Connecticut to live with Daddy. They wouldn’t try operating on him if e could’ t care for him. Being away from our Connecticut family is torture for us and added stress for both my hubby and me. My hubby has only found temp work as a computer programmer analyst consultant for 4 months and still can’t find another job. More stress. My body feels like WWIII . I started a gluten free diet 4 weeks ago which is helping my messed up digestion system. It’s obvious I have Leaky gut syndrome. I am doing this on my own. My doctor is worthless but nobody I know is happy with their doctors, so I don’t know who to switch to . The closest endocrinologist is 3 hour round trip, which I can’t handle driving to, plus he/she may be just as bad as who I am seeing now.
    Other than loving my family, where does love fit into this mess. How is it supposed to help me. I used to love my life about age 20 thru 1991 when I messed up my back and almost landed in a wheelchair permanently. From that point on, medical problems started adding up. I had 3 abdominal surgeries between ages 22 thru age 26, which probably got my fibromyalgia going more, but still manageable as a wife, Mom, and volunteer Emergency Medical Technician for ten years. Now, I can barely do anything. My Connecticut doc wants this doctor to watch out for Myositis diseases, Lupus or MS I was tested at length for MS but was told it was inconclusive. All I get from the doctor is we must control my fibromyalgia and hypothyroidism first, which I understand, but I have been hearing this for about ten years. Where does your theory of love fit into this? I am so sorry this is so long, but my mind tends to run on like this from my brain injury and I really need you to understand where I am coming from. I hope you will email me since I am not sure I will be able to find my way back to this website that I just found today. I feel like such a mess with nobody other than my stressed out hubby to turn to. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Donna

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    • Jessica

      Hi Donna. I would start by trusting yourself. Trust that you can do this. Trust that you can find the right people to help you do this. Trust you. That is a loving action. Even if it is minute by minute, dedicate yourself to trusting you can do this journey. I would start there. take care, jessica

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