Written by Vir McCoy and Kara Zahl
Narrated by Marie T. Russell. Image by Brigitte
Let’s begin by exploring the question: What is a parasite? Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary defines a parasite as:
- A person who exploits the hospitality of the rich and earns welcome by flattery.
- An organism living in, with, or on another organism as in parasitism.
- Something that resembles a biological parasite in dependence on something else for existence or support without making a useful or adequate return.
If we look at parasites objectively, we see that they suck or feed on others for their nourishment. Parasites increase their life force by draining energy from their host.
Here are a few important questions to consider:
Is there anyone or anything in my life that is draining my energy? If so, why am I allowing it?
Is there anyone that I am draining or “feeding on”?
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On an even more subtle level you can inquire,
What parasitic thoughts are going through my mind toward other people?
We might then say that through draining another person’s energy or allowing our energy to be drained, we are giving away our power. In a sense, we are either parasitizing someone, or being parasitized. We have common sayings that imply these parasitic relations, such as calling someone a leech, an energy vampire, or a hungry ghost.
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In this medical intuitive approach to Lyme, the authors share their personal Lyme journeys and their integrative healing protocol that bridges the scientific and the spiritual. They explore the peculiarities of Lyme disease, including how Lyme is often misdiagnosed, giving it time to establish itself deep within the body’s organs and nervous system, and examine in detail new and standard remedies, with thorough scientific references.
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About the Authors
Vir McCoy is a teacher, healer, author, lecturer, musician, and ecologist who works both as a bodywork healer and as a field biologist and botanist focusing on endangered species.
Kara Zahl is a healing arts practitioner, yoga instructor, and intuitive counselor with a bodywork practice combining massage and energy work modalities.