I have procrastinated writing about the Big C for way too long. The big C that eats into the human body, soul and mind, slowly rendering the person physically and emotionally handicapped. My intention was not to brush it under the carpet. I was just kind of clueless on what to say and what would make sense, with regards to an illness that has been written about innumerable number of times. It’s an disease which is spreading like an epidemic world-wide, causing havoc like a raging forest fire. Cancer today is the leading cause of deaths worldwide and it can affect anyone; old and young alike.
Every second person I meet, tells me that a certain member of their family or a friend is fighting this deadly disease. It’s a bit of a paradox, to see the high incidence of cancer also among people who are a few generations older than us, who led the most healthy lifestyles and ate only organic food. The question then arises, “How were they afflicted by this disease?” These are people who never smoked, ate healthy food and lived a well-balanced life.
Louise Hay, the well-known healer in her book, “You Can Heal Your Life”, points out that the psychosomatic cause for cancer, is deep-rooted resentment that one might have harboured since ones childhood and carried forward even as they grew older. This might make sense to a lot of people, but what about little babies who are afflicted by cancer? Are they carrying their past life karma forward? Louise Hay has some incredible positive affirmations designed to heal cancer and a lot of people world-wide, including her (yes, she fought out the illness bravely at a very young age, and is fighting fit at 90 now!!) have benefited from it. The affirmation she asks people to use is:
I lovingly forgive and release all of the past.
I choose to fill my world with joy.
I love and approve of myself.
Louise Hay believes that, “When your immune system becomes suppressed, cancer is allowed to grow. A suppressed immune system is one of the conditions needed in order for cancer to flourish. Many things can suppress your immune system, but consider your mental state for a moment. If you constantly feel hopeless, stressed out, angry, resentful, hyper-critical or tend to punish yourself, these negative feelings could be preventing your immune system from fighting cancer. Changing these negative feelings requires you to rewire your brain” That’s were Louise Hay and her affirmations come into play. (Source: Anti-Cancer Living)
I have read lately how chemotherapy is actually a huge scam by the pharmaceutical companies to make big bucks. The rising, astronomical cost of all the new chemo drugs is one example to prove this. How many people in this world are in a position to afford the expensive chemo drugs supplied around the globe? Not many. It is believed, that cancer can be completely cured with a healthy-nutritious diet and various alternative medicines. Chemotherapy kills the cancer cells but the suffering it induces upon the patient is far more damaging than the real cure. The side-affects render the patient debilitated in more ways than one. But it is still a very debatable topic whether chemotherapy is actually a scam or not and yet to be proven. So for the time being, people suffering from cancer have no other choice but to opt for it.
I anxiously wait for the moment when we find a complete, healthy cure for this brutal disease that has taken away so many lives and is ravaging havoc in so many others. It will be a day of great victory for mankind.
I’m sure with the progress in research and technology we aren’t very far from getting there. Till then we can keep our hopes alive, and pray for all those people and their families who battle the bane of the Big C, day in and day out.