There is nothing at all which should be called illness. III-94
It is only because there are paths of the mistaken mind.
These paths are miseliness, covetousness III-96
self love, greed, and arrogance. These are dusts.
What does this mean?
When we pray to God, God places illnesses and disorders upon the body by distinguishing our minds today. These disorders are meant to have us ponder on how we are using our minds today. We can change our future by changing how we use our minds today. When we lean on God and pray, God will take these illnesses away.
But suffering brought upon by our actions in the past, it would be difficult for God to help us. Some would call this Karma or casuality. These misfortunes are a result of our past actions. These situations differ from God’s guidance given in response to how we are using our minds today. These sufferings cannot usually be resolved, but may be lessened by praying to God.
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