During the brain tests for the mother/daughter issues, we tripped over another dynamic that intrigued me.
The hypothalamus is the bridge between the Central Nervous System (CNS) and the endocrine system. It receives substantial input from the myriad biofeedback loops in the body, interprets that data and gives directions to the pituitary gland which in turn is pretty heavy handed in bossing around most of the rest of the endocrine system.
Now if we lift that out of the biological model and plug it into the fractal approach, it looks like this.
The CNS is representative of the Father. The pituitary is Prophet. The hypothalamus is Giver. The endocrine system as a whole is Mercy.
The essence of the Father is that He gives. But for this system to work, the Giver has to receive everything Father wants to give and give back to the pituitary accurate data. If the Giver is not willing to receive the gifts from the Father, then the input that the Giver gives to the Prophet will be flawed and the direction the Prophet gives to the Mercy will be destructive.
I think of Abram who had chronic issues with God’s agenda. God wanted to give him land and he wanted to receive a son. God was going to give him a son eventually, but because God did not give the son in the sequence and timing Abram wanted, he was quite hampered in receiving and enjoying the gifts he was given by God.
We are pretty focused on root issues here at SLG. There are sundry calibration problems many people have with the adrenals and thyroid particularly and often with the pancreas as well. What if these end users of data are getting bad data from the pituitary which is getting bad data from the hypothalamus which is refusing good data from the CNS?
Is it possible that the social contracts that we write for God — that He ignores– are a contributing factor to many endocrine system malfunctions?
Or to turn it around and look at it from the other side, what would happen to your hypothalamus if you were to devote 90 days to aggressively seeking to receive everything God wants to give you?
What would happen to our physical bodies, if we took a 90 day hiatus from petitioning Him and simply walked each day, proclaiming that everything in our life is Father-filtered? What would happen if we leaned into the gifts God gave us even when we are aching for something else?
Is there any chance that our skewed relationship with the generosity of the Father is having direct implications to our physical health?
We don’t have any plans (at this time) to do a test for this, but it is certainly intriguing.
Copyright November 2013 by Arthur Burk
From room 229, on the road