As I’m sure you’re all aware, “social distancing” has restricted our physical actions around other people. From what we’ve been seeing, one of the most difficult challenges is to avoid touching others, even those we love. No hugging, kissing, or any other physical contact.

It’s a not-so-gentle reminder of the power of touch, and how we miss it.


The power of touch is a fascinating subject, especially for those of us in spirit. Humans, in their physical bodies, are keenly aware, especially in this challenging time on your planet, of the power of physical touch. They are aware of how much they miss it.

As Dr. Shetty says in the video below, human hands have healing power when they touch others. Even more healing power, he suggests, than his arsenal of medical tools and drugs.

We agree with all that.

But we would go a step beyond, and suggest the power of touch is not limited to physical touching. As powerful as physical touching is, even more powerful is what we call “spiritual touching.”

Every time you lovingly think of someone, you are touching them, helping them heal from whatever needs healing.

Your thoughts are that powerful. You’ve heard it said, “Mind is the healer.” You can heal others (and yourself) with your mind. Your mind is the most powerful healing tool available to humans.

Do not underestimate your mind’s power. Yes, it can heal. But it can also wound. Always be aware of that power, and of the responsibility you all have to always use it lovingly.

When enough of you do that, you can heal the whole world.

Copyright © 2020 by John Cali and Berna Copray
Edited by Berna Copray


This is a powerful video of Devi Shetty, M.D. explaining the power of touch. He says touch is far more healing than any of the medical tools and procedures he has access to. Dr. Shetty is the founder and chairman of Narayana Health.

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