Holistic Health and Language
Life after pictographs
Imagine that you’re tuning in to an ancient time. We can discern some fascinating knowledge about holistic health and the healing process by looking carefully at a system so obvious we might be tempted to discount it altogether – except for using it so regularly – language.
Our ancestors devised the languages that form the basis of our modern communication system as a way to explain and share their experiences of life. I imagine that their process went something like this:
OBSERVE – DESCRIBE – REPEAT
Let’s see what they have to say:
[We understand this, in part, by observing that when these states are lacking, ill health results; when they are restored, healing occurs.]
Picture of a Decay Cycle
If a shortfall occurs in one of the 3 prerequisite states, a decay cycle begins. Here’s how the cycle goes:
This is a state of ill health. Usually, at this point, a person states their desire to heal, often seeking assistance from a health care provider.
CONTINUE TO — Graphic Display Part 2, the Healing Cycle
(Explore this topic further in the last chapter.)