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The Natural and Supernatural Interaction

Continuing on the previous blog, the "Heart" interacting with the "Brain" challenged the disciples to set aside their "rationality" and take a step in faith -  with the "limited" natural resources they had - the 5 loaves and 2 fish and the "supernatural" happened...5000+ fed and 12 baskets surplus....

Supernatural happens when the limited resources we have is put to use with the heart of faith....and the brain subdued by the "living faith".....

The Brain Heart interaction….

The Brian and Nervous system functions as the “receiver” “perceiver” and “interpreter” of information. Also functions as the “planner” “controller” and “coordinator” of body functions. The brain also functions as the “informer” and “communicator” between the various organ systems of the body…
The Heart and the vascular systems, provides life to the whole systems through the blood which carries the Red Blood cells as the “Oxygen carrier” and the energy provider through the support provider for the energy processing cycles….
But interesting is the “intricate interaction” between these systems….one is closely dependant on the other…heart controlled by the autonomic nervous system, the rate, the force and the rhythm is under the influence of the same. Brian – cannot function is the Blood supply and Oxygen does not reach the brain, through the heart’s pumping action…1
Is this not true in our lives too – we function both from brain and heart – from brain as “rational planners” and from the hea…

Ear Hands and Brain - the losing out tools of Medicine....

Medicine started as an art - the best physician was seen as one who can  listen to the story the patient was telling and come to a possible conclusion of what he was suffering from. though understanding of Medicine was not "fully developed" (We think it is developed today - we might be surprised how less we know even today - all you need to keep probing with more why questions!). The "ear" was an important "tool" in this art....

Soon good physicians started observing that "signs" - external manifestations, which one can observe and identify through physical examination, can add more information - and the art of "Clinical examination" in addition to the stories became an accepted method. Thus "hands" and "touch" became another excellent tool.

Then came the era of "Tests" that changes in body fluids - blood, urine,. other fluids etc could give supportive evidence to prove your "diagnosis", bu the p…