Calming, blessing, comforting

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You may be surprised how good your hands are at passing on energy. The laying on of hands is very old, and practically all religions know it. Every mother also knows that a cool hand on a feverish forehead has a calming effect. A hand on a sore spot soothes, a hand on the head blesses, a hand on a hand comforts. Every pat on the back is, in fact, a form of laying on hands. The wholesomeeffect of healing hands can be explained by science: touch and near-touch cause large amount of oxytocin, a hormone that relaxes. But does that make it any less of a miracle?

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Photography Jeroen van der Spek