Responding to AIDS with unconditional love

Considering The International AIDS crisis, I've found that taking a prayer-based approach to the problem can bring healing to my own thinking that will ultimately help bring healing to the disease itself.

The term AIDS, which stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, obviously refers in large part to the whole issue of immunity. I've thought a lot about what really constitutes our immune system.

Physiologically, it's that capacity of the body to defend itself from infection by determining whether an intruder is friend or foe. But the healthcare community is beginning to explore the relation of thought to body, and may well come to recognize what is fundamental to the spiritual healing community—that bodily activity is essentially a mental phenomenon, not a physical one.

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AIDS in Africa
July 22, 2002

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