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I offer five breakthrough ideas that can completely alter how you see your body and what you do with it. In their place. we all run into obstacles. a river without boundaries. That's the main theme of my new book. www. I throw out every fixed belief about what the body can and cannot do. In my new book I address the most difficult obstacle of all: the body. age.A personal note from the author: Creating a New Self: Smashing the Superstition of Materialism Dear readers and friends. We meet resistance. the body needs to be reinvented.HarmonyBooks. Anything that I can do to overcome these obstacles is a contribution I never wish to pass up. and disappoint our highest aspirations for freedom and creativity. The human body can be a source of the miraculous. Reinventing the Body. Yet you and I find ourselves with bodies that wear out. The very minute I write this message to you.com . Resurrecting the Soul. In our quest to grow and evolve. grow sick. Change proves stubborn and at times impossible. Clearly. discovering that what was once a machine made of flesh and bones is actually a living process. someone in a laboratory somewhere is breaking through old concepts about the body.
aging has gained another ally.HarmonyBooks. There is no difference between a thought and a molecule in the brain.Time Isn't Your enemy Each of these breakthroughs overturns an outmoded belief that turns into a physical limitation. your body is the product of consciousness to begin with. because despite its physical appearance. The second half of the book's title. causing the cell to change. they take away your freedom to change. If you think of your body as a physical object. What these five breakthroughs have in common is this: you can change your body through consciousness. www. but they rarely if ever feel connected to it. the better for your body. It brings nourishment to every cell as surely as nutrients are brought by the blood. because what is aging but a physical object wearing out? If you believe that time is your enemy.Awareness Has magic Breakthrough #4 -. The soul is your spiritual body. If you accept that your genes are fixed.Your Real Body Is Energy Breakthrough #3 -. you will cooperate with aging. Most people believe they have a soul. Each intention sends signals to every cell in the body.You Can Improve Your Genes Breakthrough #5 -. a kind of resurrection occurs: you discover that the closer you live to your soul.Your Physical Body Is an Illusion Breakthrough #2 -.com . Therefore.Breakthrough #1 -. Resurrecting the Soul. extends the power of consciousness far beyond the physical. When you reconnect. the most natural way to achieve change is through the power of intention.
Every cell is aware of the state of your soul. Even though most people attack their problems one at a time and have mixed priorities in their lives. centeredness. which means accepting it as part of your whole consciousness. Five soul breakthroughs are needed: Breakthrough #6 -. constantly moving and evolving.com . One consciousness. and soul. spontaneous right action. Union cannot be achieved one piece at a time. the increase of love and compassion -. People don't feel whole because they have excluded their bodies from the spiritual journey. is who you really are.Health. the soul must also be brought back into partnership with it.Love Awakens the Soul Breakthrough #8 -.Be as Boundless as Your Soul Breakthrough #9 -. and devoid of intelligence. anti-aging.these are all united at the deepest level of consciousness. the truth is that wholeness is wholeness. This conclusion is the most important one I've arrived at after thirty years of teaching people how to unite body. defective. ugly. they have sent the soul into a never-never region above and beyond this world.The Fruit of Surrender Is Grace Breakthrough #10 -.The Universe Evolves through You www. mind. and vice versa. At the other end of the scale.There's an Easier Way to Live Breakthrough #7 -. a strong sense of self.HarmonyBooks. judging the body to be inferior. So as you reinvent your body.
HarmonyBooks. and follow the practical exercises attached to each. because the seed of this book dates back to my first days in medical school. Yet those are the windows through which a much greater truth can be seen. www. a person has found the easiest way to live. and happily for all of us. as they must in order to be whole. Resurrecting the Soul. I gained scientific knowledge about the body. but at the same time I sacrificed the body's mystery and holiness. or your spiritual path. The reason you can reinvent the body rests upon solid new evidence about the brain. body. You won't be fixated on your body. and soul. and lifestyle changes. your mind. Instead of being blocked by obstacles. which is this. The three will merge. The reunion is the most joyous experience anyone can have.com . it's also the most natural. genes. When I used a scalpel to slice beyond the barrier of the skin. I speak personally.When you absorb these ten ideas. areas of freedom open up where you never imagined them. faraway goal reached only by the spiritually gifted. When the flow of life encompasses mind. We need to have both. We must put out of our heads that unity is an exotic. your allegiance will shift to wholeness. When you delve into Reinventing the Body. you will turn the process of life in a new direction.
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com .HarmonyBooks.0 Contents Introduction: The Forgotten Miracle 1 5 reinventing your body Breakthrough #1: Your Physical Body Is a Fiction 20 Breakthrough #2: Your Real Body Is Energy Breakthrough #3: Awareness Has Magic 51 73 35 Breakthrough #4: You Can Improve Your Genes Breakthrough #5: Time Isn’t Your Enemy 88 resurrecting your soul Breakthrough #2: Love Awakens the Soul 151 105 Breakthrough #1: There’s an Easier Way to Live 127 Breakthrough #3: Be as Boundless as Your Soul 171 191 Breakthrough #4: The Fruit of Surrender Is Grace Breakthrough #5: The Universe Evolves Through You 211 0 ix 0 www.
HarmonyBooks.10 steps to wholeness Conclusion: “Who Made Me?” Acknowledgments Index 231 274 277 279 www.com .
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