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Tapping the spirit by Donald R. Koepke

At one time, the disciplines of physical health and spirituality seemed worlds apart. Physical health focused on the body, while spirituality emphasized the soul. The physical was the world of physicians and physical therapists, x-rays and stethoscopes - a world that could be seen, charted and analyzed. Spirituality, on the other hand, was seen to be intangible. Like a puff of wind, spirituality was both experienced and unknowable at the same time. The physical was controllable: the doorways to health were exercise and nutrition. But the spiritual talked about "things that are beyond knowing," which sounded to many like wishful thinking.

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