Facets of a Diamond – Blog

“Remembering Robert Fulford”

My dear friend and esteemed colleague Robert Fulford, D.O., passed on on this day in 1997. He was a remarkable healer and wonderful friend. This was how I heard the news of his passing, from his son Richard:

Letter from Richard Fulford to Dr DiamondLetter from Richard Fulford to Dr DiamondJuly 21, 1997

Dear Dr. Diamond,

Just in case you don’t know I am writing to inform you that Dr.

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Video: The Highest Affirmation

Dr. Diamond shares the highest affirmation he has found, which consists only of vowels. He describes how both to sing it aloud, and how to use it in silent meditation, in order to raise your Life Energy.

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What Is Holism?

I saw eternity the other night
Like a great ring of pure and endless light,
All calm as it was bright.


Red abstract photograph by John Diamond, M.D.Red abstract photograph by John Diamond, M.D.

Photograph by John Diamond, M.D.

Let us start by considering the origin of the word holism. When you consult the Oxford English Dictionary you make a surprising discovery.

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“The Tide and the Pulse”

“There is a tide in the affairs of men,” Shakespeare proclaimed. Not a force or power, or a direction, but a tide.

A tide: ebb and flow, ebb and flow. Movement, always movement; ever changing yet ever recurring. Always advancing through time—to where? To where? Back and forth, round and round, and on and on.

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Video: Foxes and Hedgehogs

Drawing on the work of Sir Isaiah Berlin, Dr. Diamond distinguishes two types of people: “Hedgehogs,” who have a central philosophy that animates all they do, and “foxes,” who know many small things.

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“The Little Things”

Photography teaches me
to see the little things,
not the wide river—
too much—much too much—
but the tiny ripples
flowing round the twig.

I learn to love Her
through Her tiny things.

Nature PhotographNature Photograph

Photograph by John Diamond, M.D.

On the day the diagnosis was made, when my father knew he would die, he taught me what his older brother had passed on to him when he too confronted his mortality.

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