The Matter of the Heart

The Matter of the Heart - Growing Up in Brooklyn - Dr. Bernie Siegel - The Matter of the Heart

Episode Summary

Dr. Bernie Siegel is a retired surgeon and author of the worldwide best selling book, Love, Medicine & Miracles and 365 Prescriptions for the Soul. Peace, Love & Healing. Some of his latest books are No Endings, Only Beginnings and 3 Men,6 Lives. Bernie discusses his memories in Brooklyn a part of New York City. What was this community like and what did he learn? Dr. Siegel has spoken all over the world and many of these experiences have been woven into his life creating such insight. Bernie shares his stories enriched with love, humor and wisdom. His neighbors became his extended family, always helping each other out when needed. There were no barriers, no judgement or discrimination. What was a stoop? How was he introduced to Jesus? The family of neighbors created trust, communal feelings, acceptance, and understanding. As Dr. Siegel continuously says, we were all family. What were his school days like? What was the advantage of walking to school compared to today? Why did they instantly help each other when needed? Dr Bernie Siegel believes that our consciousness has experienced past lives. There is so much wisdom of life in this podcast with the pioneer of health, Dr. Bernie Siegel. Connect with the guest at Reach the host at Connect with our website @

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