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Miracles of memory

When you want to express an idea, your mind instantly activates a whole intellectual machine. It recalls that idea, sorts it out from the various jungle of events in your memory, selects the appropriate words, it gathers together its grammar, then it activates your tongue to speak, or your finger to write. Almost all of its senses are involved in this process. Numerous actions and interactions take place within the mind with an incredibly high speed.

The fact is that your mind is filled with numerous ideas. If you have to speak in English, you will have to select some appropriate words from the jungle of about a quarter million words, you sort things out with an unbelievable speed, and then you are able to speak or write a meaningful piece of thought.

This process is unimaginably complex. There are numerous known and unknown processes going on in your mind with high speed. The interaction of these items results into meaningful speech or writing.

How does this happen? A recent research shows that there is an unbelievably complex system in our mind. It all depends upon the memory. The memory is a super miraculous phenomenon of nature.

People talk of some miracles of the past like the staff of Moses, the ring of Solomon and so on. But, there is a miracle greater than these given by God to every person.


“A memory is made by linking two or more of the 100 billion nerve cells in your brain, called neurons, then solidifying the connection so you can use it later,” said Neal Barnard, an adjunct associate professor of medicine at the George Washington University School of Medicine, Washington, D.C.

And “your brain continues to develop neurons and build new connections to strengthen memory as you age, a phenomenon called neuroplasticity,” said Brianne Bettcher, a neuropsychology fellow at the University of California, San Francisco, Memory and Aging Centre. (Nine Ways to Improve Your Memory, Fox News, December 18, 2013.)

People talk of some miracles of the past like the staff of Moses, the ring of Solomon and so on. But, there is a miracle greater than these given by God to every person. This miracle is the mind. If you discover this personal miracle, you will develop such a thrilling sense of gratefulness that all complaints and protests will seem ridiculous in comparison. You will, all the time, live with feelings of thankfulness for God. 

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