Not only is the Universe outside of us, but it is within us. Everything is connected. Our emotions, when linked to thoughts, produce biochemical reactions in our physical bodies. When we feel stress, cortisol and norepinephrine (the stress hormones) are released into our bloodstreams, causing discomfort in the form of stomach aches, headaches, muscle pains, and if we have a continual release of these hormones, it leads to dis-eases and terminal illnesses. The body breaks down under the weight of stress, falling into disrepair.
We live in an amazing, complex, divinely designed physical body. When we take care of it, it takes care of us. The body is the temple. It's where each of us lives with the Universe as our partner and co-creator. It's a relationship offered to us as a gift. Honor it. Love it. Respect it. Celebrate it.
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