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TOPIC: Divine Power of Healing -  by Cherag Regina Coeli McKnight  

From the Yajur Veda 

Thou who art Power fill me with power. 
Thou who art Valour infuse valour into me. 
Thou who art Strength give me strength 
Thou who art the Vital Essence endow me with 
Thou who art Fortitude fill me with fortitude. 

From the Scripture of Kanzeon Bosatsu 

To calls from every quarter He responds;... 
When people hear His name and see His form, 
And think of Him not vainly in their hearts, 
All forms of ill, in all the worlds, shall cease.... 
When lightning flashes and the thunder rolls, when 
    hailstones beat and rain torrents pour, 
The power of Kanzeon, if thought upon, will 
   quickly clear the heavens of the storm. 
If, struck by cruel disaster's hand or tortured by 
   interminable pain, a being flees to Kanzeon's gentle arms, 
He, being wise and full of mystic power, will save 
   him from all worldly grief and care. 

From the Divine Songs of Zarathustra  

This precious reward of Thine, o Mazda, 
Thou givest by way of the Good Mind -- 
Thou givest to the vigorous bodily life of 
   him who works for and tends to Thy Creation. 
Who furthers Thy beneficent plan by the 
   toil of his understanding, 
Guided verily by Thy Spirit of Truth 

Four Winds Navaho Prayer for Healing 

You who dwell in the house of dawn, in the house made of the evening twilight, 
With the zig-zag lightning flung over your head, come to us soaring!  With the rainbow hanging high on the ends of your wings, come to us soaring!  I have made the right offering;  I have prepared a smoke for you.  My feet restore for me, my legs restore for me, my body restore for me, my mind restore for me, my voice restore for me. 
With beauty before me, I walk.  With beauty behind me, I walk.  With beauty below me, I walk.  With beauty above me, I walk.  With beauty all around me, I walk.  In beauty it is finished. 

Sabbath Prayer  

Eternal is Thy power, O Lord;  Thou art mighty to save. 
In lovingkindness Thou sustainest the living; 
In the multitude of Thy mercies, Thou preservest all. 
Thou upholdest the falling and healest the sick 
Thou freest the captives and keepest faith with Thy children in death as in life.  Who is like unto Thee, Almighty God, Author of life and death, Source of salvation?  Praised be thou, O Lord, who has implanted within us eternal life. 

From the book of Luke 

He was once ina certain town where there happened to be a man covered with leprosy;  seeing Jesus, he bowed to the ground and begged his help.  "Sir, he said, "if only you will, you can cleanse me."  Jesus stretched out his hand, touched him, and said, "Indeed I will;  be clean again."  The leprosy left him immediately.  Jesus then ordered him not to tell anybody.  "But go," he said, "show yourself to the priest, and make the offering laid down by Moses for your cleansing;  that will certify the cure."  But the talk about him spread all the more;  great crowds gathered to hear him and to be cured of their ailments.  And from time to time he would withdraw to lonely places for prayer. 

One day he was teaching, and Pharisees and teachers of the law were sitting round.  People had come from every village of Galilee and from Judea and Jerusalem, and the power of the Lord was with him to heal the sick.  Some men appeared carrying a paralysed man on a bed.  They tied to bring him in and set him down in front of Jesus, but finding no way to do so because of the crowd, they went up to the roof and let him down through the tiling, bed and all, into the middle of the company in front of Jesus.  When Jesus saw their faith, he said, "Man your sins are forgiven you." 

Supplications for the Morning  

Verily Thou art able over what Thou wilt! 
...In Thy hand is the good; 
Thou art powerful over all things. 
Thou makest the night to enter into the day, 
And Thou makest the day to enter into the night; 
Thou bringest forth the living from the dead 
And Thou bringest forth the dead from the living; 
And Thou providest whomsoever Thou wilt without reckoning. 
There is no god but Thou! 
Glory be to Thee, oh God, and Thine is the praise! 


The secret of healing is to rise by the power of belief above the limitations of this world of variety, that one may touch by the power of intelligence, the oneness of the whole Being.  It is there that one becomes charged with the almighty power, and it is by the power of that attainment that one is able to help oneself and others in their pain and suffering. 
Verily, spirit has all the power there is. 

The soul is happy by nature;  the soul is happiness itself.  It becomes unhappy when something is the matter with its vehicle, its instrument, its tool through which it experiences life.  Care of the body, therefore, is the first and the most important principle of religion. 

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