Living With and Beyond Disease – Dr. Ali’s Spiritual Healing Course
Majid Ali, M.D.
I introduced the phrase “Living With and Beyond Disease” for a way of living with a disease as fully and functionally as possible with equanimity. It is to accept fear, anxiety, and life-limitations associated with a disease, until one reaches a state in which these are not issues most of the time. One does not take this journey without many missteps and faltering. This life of learning, understanding, and knowing is usually difficult in the beginning and becomes easier with continued spiritual growth and enlightenment.
Each of us lives with and beyond death. This may not be self-evident at the first blush. But on a second thought, don’t we all live beyond death when we acknowledge that death is around the corner—mot knowing where the corner might be. One does not take this journey without many missteps and faltering either. Also, this life of learning, understanding, and knowing also becomes easier with continued spiritual growth enlightenment. The diagnosis of a serious disease, such as cancer, brings this to a much sharper focus.
The diagnosis of a disease which is considered to be serious or potentially serious is expected to cause, even unleash panic in many cases. It leads to two paths: a path of continued panic and a path of Living With and Beyond Disease. If you stay highly stressed or in in panic, you don’t make it .
Disease-related Emotions Are Unsorted Thoughts
The above words may seem insensitive, even cruel, at the first hearing about a serious or potentially serious disease. On a deeper reflection, the words not only become clear but also clearly define both the problem and the solution. Feelings, emotions, frustration, and disappointments are unsorted thoughts. If cancer emotions—fear, frustration, disappointments, and anger, even rage—are unsorted thoughts, how can one sort them out for Living With and Beyond Disease?
You may wish to consider the following questions and write your responses. This often helps my patients to begin exploring Living With and Beyond Disease.
- What thoughts about diseases trigger deep disappointment and anger most?
- What thoughts trigger intense “disease emotions”?
- What thoughts trigger fear most?
- What thoughts trigger sadness, anxiety, and depression?
- If disease-related feelings, emotions, frustration, and disappointments are unsorted thoughts, how can they be sorted out? (Issues of correct diagnosis, treatment options, etc.)
- If disease-related feelings, emotions, frustration, and disappointments concern relationships, how can such thoughts be sorted out?
- What do you think the heading Living With and Beyond Disease means?
After you have written the answers, put the sheet away and answer these questions again after a week or two later. See if these simple question-answer steps open some doors for you to Living With and Beyond Disease.
I offer a detailed treatment of this subject in my video seminar entitled “Living With and Beyond Serious Diseases.” This and my other seminars on healing as well as my books on healing can be ordered at www.AliSeminars.org.