The spinal column supports the back and houses the spinal cord. The spine symbolizes our strength, courage, being centered and uprightness. Problems with our spine indicate feelings of weakness and fear. We have lost our centeredness and emotional integrity and are feeling overburdened. We are succumbing to weakness in an area where we are called to be centered and strong. There is a strong indication of unconscious or soul level fears.
From 'Healing the Body Through Mind and Metaphor'
© Chuck Spezzano and Janie Ticehurst 2005
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