Love springs from peace and is at the root of all positive feelings. Love is the expression of the Universal Spirit in all things. Love is at the heart of all that heals.
Bonding is the love that joins and connects and, like love, it leads to balance, contact and co-operation. Bonding generates centeredness and cohesiveness, which are the key elements to healing and success in any issue.
Reaching out is always remembered as the most important element to bring about healing and happiness where there is bonding. Love comes from giving, receiving and the sharing of ourselves with others.
Love brings joy, happiness and meaning to life. It nurtures, saves, redeems, connects and makes whole. Love stretches us and allows us to know ourselves and others more truly, blessing all that it touches. Love generates growth, happiness and abundance.
An illness is a place where love and bonding are not present, but can be established. Where love and bonding have been lost, illness and physical symptoms can begin.
Love integrates the different ‘parts’ of our mind that we have judged and sometimes buried, and in doing so heals. Even the love we give to others while we are sick helps to heal us, because what we give to another, we give to ourselves.
If we could see everyone around us as worthy of love, and extend ourselves to them, we would create bonding, which would bring about love and success with ease. If we find that there is someone around us whom we don’t see as loveable, then we have found a part of ourselves that we have judged. If we see their behavior as a call for love and help, it can make it easier for us to respond.
Perhaps we can begin to see that they are calling for love in all the different ways that they are acting, even if their behavior is not loving. As we give ourselves to the joy of sharing, we open ourselves to the largesse of love.
Love does not demand or give conditions. Love is not easily daunted, and love cannot be shattered like the dreams and illusions that can lead to illness. Love and bonding heal pain and illness by resolving hidden conflicts.
Love and Bonding -Healing Exercise
From 'Healing the Body Through Mind and Metaphor'
© Chuck Spezzano and Janie Ticehurst 2005
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