The Spiritual Meaning of Illness

Several days after I posted the 2024 Intentions video, I succumbed to an illness – fever, aches, pains, chills, runny nose, sneezing, coughing, nausea, etc. At Rachelle’s suggestion I took a COVID test – and tested positive. Whoa! This was my first time getting COVID (as far as I’m aware). I’ve been vaccinated and double-boosted, but my last booster was about 18 months ago. I guess I’m boosted now. While meditating on the meaning and purpose of this illness, I tried to tune in and communicate with the Spirit of COVID directly. This resulted in a fascinating dialogue, including the invitation to co-create this new video with COVID. I was feeling a little better at the time of the recording but still had a mild fever of 99.0º. This may sound odd, but I dare say that I enjoyed having COVID – and not in a masochistic way. On a physical level, the symptoms were about what you’d expect, but since I spent more time interfacing with the experience at the spirit level, I related to it more meaningfully and purposefully. COVID’s visit was surprising at first, but it didn’t feel unwelcome or threatening. As I got extra rest and let my body recover, another part of me was fully engaged in listening and dialoguing. And that aspect of the experience was deep, rich, and even beautiful. I realize now that I related to COVID much like a psychedelic experience. A psychedelic journey can create physical symptoms such as nausea, di...
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