Hope Ambassador Kelsey
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Book Review: The Red Thread- An Adoption Fairy Tale by Grace Lin
Has anyone ever told you to listen to your heart? "What on earth were you thinking when you bought that puppy? What were you thinking when you bought that house you knew was a little more than a 'fixer-upper'?" We are often conflicted as to what to listen to; our hearts or our heads? It is common we are told to listen and be logical, and think with our heads but it can be hard when you feel the tugging at your heart. It’s funny we think so metaphorically about these different organs when it is scientifically understood that our brain is the only one doing the “thinking” in the human body.
Recently, scientists have discovered that the heart has an intelligence of it’s own. The heart sends out electromagnetic messages just like the brain. It has its own neuro-network that sends messages throughout the entire body. In fact the electronic component output is 60 times stronger than what the brain sends out. “The magnetic component is approximately 5000 times stronger than the brain’s magnetic field and can be detected several feet away from the body with sensitive magnetometers.”
Further evidence suggests that our hearts retain memory. The recipients of heart transplants have been known to have memories and deep feelings and desires they never had before the transplant. Later they discover the memories were the last moments and truest loves of the previous owner’s life.
Also, like a magnet, our hearts connect with other like-electromagnetic wavelengths in other’s hearts. There is a real magnetic connection that is made when hearts are like-minded. Could this possibly explain why when you get within 5 feet of someone that you know you will like them or not get along with them? Could this be why we experience pain in our hearts when we deny its truest desires? “There is now evidence that a subtle yet influential electromagnetic or “energetic” communication system operates just below our conscious awareness. Energetic interactions likely contribute to the “magnetic” attractions or repulsions that occur between individuals, and also affect social exchanges and relationships.”
There are matters of the heart that require the deep rooted feelings within the heart, not our heads. That makes sense since it is located way down in our protected chest. It’s not corrupted by the eyes and ears putting their two cents in about what is said to be right and what looks right. We know we can’t trust them!
So the next time someone tries to tell you that you are crazy for wanting to adopt that child, for diving in head first to the unknown. You tell them that if that’s true, tell it to my heart. It’s the one making the decisions!
The heart also appears to receive “intuitive” information before the brain. This suggests that the heart’s field may be linked to more subtle energetic fields that contain information on objects and events remote in space or ahead in time. So what the science says is that when it comes to matters others just can’t wrap their heads around, it may be that you’re “crazy” or maybe you just have an extremely high heart IQ.
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