“The past has no power over the present moment,” said Ekhart Tolle, currently one of the most celebrated authors on spirituality. This radical, but not new, idea is being rediscovered, and has a lot to offer those who suffer from traumatic memories of the past, including those diagnosed with PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder).
Is it possible to be healed of traumatic memories through gaining a sense of the divine “now” that is always present?
PTSD is not a new phenomenon. The ancient Greeks, for example, knew about it, and found ways to meet the problem, some of which included the entire community in healing rituals. Ancient religious texts also record experiences on how healing from such suffering can occur, especially through understanding, and choosing to live in, a spiritual sense of the present moment.Continue Reading