What is Energy, Energy Healing, Energy Work?

What is Energy? Have you heard this term before? It is used quite often in Holistic Health/Alternative Medicine and in the New Age Movement. The term “energy” is an appealing concept because people today think in scientific terms of electricity, solar rays, nuclear power, and so on, which are invisible energies. The type of energy that New Age believers speak of is NOT the same. It must be understood that this New Age force or energy is a religious or spiritual belief and has nothing to do with the findings of science or the known forces of nature, or God’s creation. The term “Energy” is usually used as a substitute for spiritual power. They believe that energy/spiritual power is everywhere and IN everything, and everybody. These “energies” are rooted in ancient knowledge that stems from Eastern Mysticism over 5000 years old. The New Age often maintains that the older a theory is the more one should have faith in it.

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