Your Emotional Health
Our Native Soul
By Nancy Brady
The Native American heritage of our land still finds its way into the hearts of many who live here. The soul of this culture speaks through the trees and the sky and is always present to the quiet listener.
My own biological roots grow from western Europe, but a large part of my spiritual heritage flows from the native soul of the Grandfathers and Grandmothers who loved and lived on this land. One area where I am reminded of the gift of our native ancestors is through the deep soul understanding that flourished among their civilizations. The soul of the earth and the soul of those who lived upon the earth were understood to be a unified field and the individual soul was recognized as an expression of the Great Spirit.
The soul is a joining of our spirit and our body and holds memories of previous paths we have walked. Some of these memories enhance our lives and some of them can limit our lives. In all cases, the soul is an instrument of evolution that gently guides us through our dark nights to enliven our purpose of growth and healing.
Through the progression of life we encounter all types of people and opportunities for soul development. Some of these are times when experiences may claim a part of our soul. When we hold resentment or an unforgiving attitude toward these occurrences, a fragment of our energetic soul remains connected with the situation or with the people involved. These soul fragments may have been given away to many people through the course of our life, and we may also carry fragments from others. This allows a continuation of the pain for all people concerned and depletes life force. Over time this depletion shows up as a drain on cellular tissue.
Last year a man came to me for help to restore his health. James (not his real name) had a serious physical condition and he felt that his emotional soul was playing a part in this. Through his sessions he resolved anger and resentment held for individuals in his life who he felt had betrayed him. He had a long list of names and he let go of the pain associated with each one. In doing this, his energy increased, he regained his internal power and his health returned. When James was holding onto the old anger, it was a constant drain on his system because part of his soul was maintaining a painful connection with the other people. He realized that forgiveness does not condone what occurred. Rather, it is an empowering and supportive decision he made for himself that freed him from the grip of past hurt and present difficulties. By reclaiming his soul through resolution and forgiveness of himself and others, James recovered his health.
James recognized, as did the early Native Americans, that the unified field encompasses all people and all nature, and that our individual soul plays its part in the entire web of life. If we find ourselves with old feelings of resentment that split our body from our soul, we can listen to the quiet message within the trees and the sky to reawaken our soulís remembrance that we all celebrate the same humanity. With this in mind, we can make the choice to forgive and reclaim our whole soul and be more available to appreciate and enjoy the gifts of life.
Nancy Brady is a practitioner specializing in emotional healing to support physical and mental health. She is a certified DNA & Theta Healing practitioner and instructor, a certified SHEN practitioner and a medical and spiritual intuitive. Nancy can be contacted at (949) 487-1551. Or you may visit her website at www.HeartSourceHealing.com
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