The always Awesome Kat wants to know: “I have searched for what Abe has to say about childhood vaccines. What do you do if you’ve already got them? Can they be the cause of some of your present ailments? Maybe, maybe not. Since it is all vibrational, we can be affected by the vaccines, but do not allow this. Am I close here?”
The subject of vaccines is a very controversial one. People are either vehemently for them (“They save lives!”) or vehemently against them (“They actually cause illness!”). There are those who think you’d be an idiot not to vaccinate your kids, and that refusing to do so is tantamount to child abuse. And there are those who believe that vaccinations are pretty much the same as handing the kid a cyanide pill, and that they were only invented by the evil Illuminati to help control the masses. No matter what side of the debate you look on, people are pretty much foaming at the mouth on this one. In other words, no matter which side I might choose to take, I’m going to be unleashing a lynch mob today. Isn’t it a good thing, then, that I don’t take sides? Although, I’ve covered myself with liberal amounts of “Lynch Mob B Gone”, just in case.
Vaccines are a manifestation. Nothing more. Nothing less.
Vaccines are neither good nor bad. They are not the saviors of the world, nor the creators of all our modern ills. They are, plain and simple, a manifestation, which means, they have the ability to mirror back vastly different perspectives and beliefs to us.
As I explained in my posts on Traditional Medicine here and here, the medical establishment isn’t the demon spawn from hell that many seem to think it is. It’s simply a tool through which many manifest their relief. It’s also a pathway through which many manifest their limiting beliefs, or “resistance”. So, modern medicine does a lot of good for a lot of people, but also offers up a lot of horrific evidence for people to push against. In the end, each person is still just manifesting their own reality, and modern medicine has no power in and of itself whatsoever.
It’s the same with vaccinations.
A wee bit of history
References to inoculations go back to around 1000 A.D. The Chinese scratched small amounts of small pox scabs (yummy!) into the skin to prevent against the deadly disease. The practice was supported on a larger scale by a Chinese emperor in the 1600’s. In the early 1700’s, Lybian-born slaves in the American Colonies were noted to have been “variolated” (basically inoculated) against smallpox using a similar skin scratching method. Turkey was reported to be practicing variolation around the same time, as well, and the practice was brought to England for the first time in 1721. The term “vaccination” was officially adopted at the turn of the century (1700’s – 1800’s) and large scale inoculations/vaccinations were performed as a way to combat first natural plagues (most notably smallpox) and then diseases used as weapons of war (again, most notably smallpox).
In other words, vaccinations go back a long, long time. We used to have a very limited understanding of diseases and viruses, and bacterial infections could wipe out whole towns, cities and even threaten whole countries. People lived in fear of the plague and came up with all kinds of explanations for why illness, especially large scale illnesses, happened, most of which had something to do with demons inhabiting the body. They felt helpless and powerless against these demons or unseen forces (or, the wrath of God), since there didn’t seem to be any pattern to who got afflicted. The rich were stricken just as much as the poor (more often, actually, which led to the discovery that the current medical practices of the time were, in many cases, doing more harm than good), the virtuous got sick just as often as the depraved, and the innocent were just as susceptible as the guilty. Illness seemed to be a random wrecking ball that could just swoop in and destroy anyone at any time.
A desire was born
And out of that fear was born a strong desire to get back some control over physical health, a desire to understand more about how and why diseases strike, and a way to predict and even eradicate them. The illnesses were a manifestation of the vibration of the time (or rather, the resistance of the time), just as the illnesses we have today mirror back our own particular mix of limiting beliefs. They had smallpox and we have cancer. They had the plague and we have AIDS.
Illnesses are nothing more than mirrors of resistance. And as long as we have resistance (which will be ALWAYS), we will continue to have indicators of it. We still have a strong desire for control, for clarity, and for more and more physical health. And, as we keep raising our collective vibration, we continuously receive more and more answers. We are, in every single corner of this globe, living longer and with a higher standard of living than we ever have before. We have access to better health care than ever before. We have the knowledge, if we care to use it, to take better care of ourselves than ever before. And it will continue to get better and better.
So, why can’t we eradicate disease then?
While we can pretty much eradicate single diseases, isn’t it interesting that new ones just keep cropping up? As we evolve, the highest vibrations and ideas we had access to a hundred years ago, are now our most limiting beliefs. Perspectives that used to serve us are now holding us back.
Our single biggest obstacle as humans is our unwillingness to let go of the past and just go with the flow of the NOW.
So, no matter how enlightened we get, we will always have resistance – beliefs that are no longer serving us. And that resistance will manifest in various ways, some of which will result in disease. But eradication of disease is not the goal. Releasing the underlying cause – those beliefs, is. The very process of figuring out each disease and overcoming it brings us closer to our goals.
Medical breakthroughs have a way of showing us just where our current vibrations are. We can’t just believe that it’s theoretically possible to magically get better. We have to believe it practically. And when we’re ready to do so, some amazing genius scientist allows him or herself to be inspired to create an antibiotic, or a vaccine or a new procedure. And then, they use their strong belief that it will work to create sufficient evidence so that others can see it too. And before we know it, we’re all swept up in this new, better feeling belief and it becomes common knowledge that if you take a painkiller, your pain will go away. We just know it to be true, and therefore it is.
So, in many cases, when medical treatments, including vaccines, work, when they do what we want them to do, it is only because they are, in that moment, mirroring back our improved vibration. We have made a shift, and our realities are morphing to match our new point of attraction. Small pox was not eradicated by vaccines. Vaccines came about as a way to manifest more wellness, a way we could believe and feel good about.
Disease is just the symptom
Of course, if someone’s fear is greater than their belief, the painkiller or vaccine will have no effect. That’s a rather simplistic way of looking at it, of course, but my point is, not even a painkiller will work on everyone in every situation (I’ve personally had several experiences where even large doses of painkillers didn’t even make a dent. Those weren’t fun times, but in hindsight, they really served a purpose). No medical treatment can work 100% of the time. That’s because not everyone will manifest their wellness through medical treatments. Not everyone is ready to manifest wellness at all. And sure, we may be able to manifest a bit of relief through medical treatments, but not necessarily (or generally) the cure. That’s because the real cause of illness is vibrational and not viral. The virus is just a way through which we can manifest the resistance.
If we do manage to successfully suppress the virus without curing the underlying cause, another disease will just spring right up to take its place. This is why drugs have side effects and people often get cancer over and over again. This is also why new diseases keep getting discovered. Put a band aid on one symptom and the underlying resistance will just squoosh out someplace else.
Asking a vaccine to take away all chance of disease is like asking the bank to ensure that you’ll never be poor. It shows a fundamental misunderstanding of how the Universe works and how we create our own realities. Your reality is a result of your vibration. Plain and simple. Don’t ask a vaccine or the medical establishment or the government or anyone else to take over the job of manifesting your reality. Not only is that not possible, but it will lead to all kinds of misery.
So, should we vaccinate our kids, then?
The short answer is: It really doesn’t matter.
The slightly longer answer is this: Do whatever feels best to you. If vaccines scare the crap out of you, then don’t use them. If the thought of not vaccinating keeps you up at night, then go for it. Getting or not getting a vaccine will not cause you or your children to line up with any manifestations that they aren’t a match to.
How you feel about vaccinations and the actions you choose to take will, however, shape your reality. So, what you DON’T want to do is to get vaccinated but feel horrible about it, or vice versa. What you DON’T want to do is allow a doctor to bully you into something you don’t want to do. What you DON’T want to do is to lose sleep over the fact that you were vaccinated years ago.
Over ten years ago, I spent four months backpacking around Europe (Yes, me. Yes, backpacking. Shaddap.) Before I went, my homeopathic, super hippie doctor advised that I get a Hepatitis vaccine before leaving. I thought about it and agreed. It felt better and safer to get the shot, which allowed me to worry less while travelling. Whenever I wondered about the sanitary conditions of the kitchen in which my meal was prepared (this was not a 5 star luxury trip. Meals were cheap, accommodation was very basic, and many, many compromises were made. And yes, it was totally worth it), I simply remembered that I’d had my shots and could then just go with it. So, for me, at that time, getting the vaccine was the better feeling choice. It gave me peace of mind. Had I been worried about the effects of the vaccine, it wouldn’t have been a good idea. Whether or not I actually got Hepatitis had nothing to do with the vaccine, and everything to do with my vibration. And the same goes for any side effects the vaccine might’ve caused. (For the record, I did not get Hepatitis. I did sprain my ankle in San Sebastian, end up in a French emergency room with a horrible case of Bronchitis, and had the worst hangover of my entire life in a small, Portuguese town. Like I said, totally worth it.)
If you’re firmly on one side of this debate and were hoping that I’d support either side of this argument, you were probably a bit disappointed today. If you are vehemently for or against vaccinations, I will never try to convince you to switch sides. I would, however, like to take both sides out of the equation and simply say this: Whatever you’re pushing against, it doesn’t matter. The subject never matters. The fact that you’re pushing against something isn’t serving you. You don’t have to switch sides or believe the opposite of what you believe. If you hate vaccinations, you can’t suddenly love them. But you can acknowledge that as much evidence as you have to support your side, the other side has just as much evidence to support their views. So maybe, it’s not about picking sides. Maybe, it’s about surpassing the argument altogether and realizing that none of it matters. It’s all vibration, it’s all energy, and it all comes down to focus. Let’s stop making our manifestations responsible for our manifestations. Vaccines don’t prevent or cause illness. Your degree of alignment does, and it does it perfectly every time. Getting a vaccine may help you to raise your vibration by giving you a reason to focus on wellness. It could also give you something to push against, causing you to manifest evidence that you could then blame on the vaccines. Or, it may do absolutely nothing for you either way.
Now it’s your turn: How do you feel about vaccines? Are you still vehemently on one side of the fence, or have I convinced you to lighten up a bit? Share in the comments!