The Truth

This is my favorite B.J. Palmer quote, and I thought I would share:

BJ Palmer, developer of chiropractic

The Truth
by BJ Palmer, developer of chiropractic

We chiropractors work with the subtle substance of the soul. We release the imprisoned impulse, the tiny rivulet of force, that emanates from the mind and flows over the nerves to the cells, and stirs them into life. We deal with the magic power that transforms common food into living, loving, thinking clay; that robes the earth with beauty, and hues and scents the flowers with the glory of the air.

In the dim, dark, distant long ago, when the sun first bowed to the morning star, this power spoke and there was life; it quickened the slime of the sea and the dust of the earth and drove the cell to union with its fellows in countless living forms. Through eons of time it finned the fish and winged the bird and fanged the beast. Endlessly it worked, evolving its form until it produced the crowning glory of them all. With tireless energy it blows the bubble of each individual life and then silently, relentlessly dissolves the form, and absorbs the spirit into itself again.

And yet you ask, ? Can Chiropractic cure appendicitis or the flu?? Have you more faith in a knife or a spoonful of medicine than in the power that animates the living world?

By B. J. Palmer, D.C., Ph. C



4 responses to “The Truth”

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  2. Aidan Bailey Avatar

    the Chinese Chiropractor that we have in our village is really good in treating my sprained ankles.,’”

  3. Kyle Bailey Avatar

    my dad is a chiropractor and he often amazes me how he could treat my sprains.”.,

  4. Dr. Cara Iovino Avatar
    Dr. Cara Iovino

    I looked up this quote to read to a practice member during an adjustment, and your posting of it popped up (GOOD JOB, btw!) I just wanted to say thank you for posting it!

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