Every religion is based on faith.
But faith must receive some nourishment, which in Christianity is undoubtedly the descent of the divine fire, healing the relics and icons mirotochenie.
The most inexplicable, the enigmatic and mysteriousevent is mirotochenie icons and relics. Initially should clarify what is meant by the word "mirotochenie". Mirotochenie - a phenomenon in Christianity where the icons and holy relics moisture begins to appear, which in its structure is oily and fragrant smell, its color can be different shades from light to bright red. In people, this miracle describe in one sentence "icon cry."
Mirotochenie as a phenomenon
Around the world, thousands of mirotocheniya occur, andall of these cases give rise to disputes. People are divided into two camps: believers, who believe mirotochenie sign, a sign from above, and the people who are trying to find an explanation of those events with the help of science.
Skeptics tend to think ointment only moisture, which allocates drying wood painting icons.
Mirotochenie the first time it was noticed and sealed inchronicles in 1040, later in 1087 was seen mirotochenie holy relics of St. Nicholas. It is believed that streaming myrrh of the icon before the big event, in particular, the wars or disasters. Believers tend to see in the world allocate divine sign, a warning.
Mirotochenie peacetime explained by the proximity of God, his favor, so the faithful rush to touch the miracle, to pray in the temple or in the house, where mirotochenie recorded.
Laboratory tests have shown that the ointment - aorganic liquid. There it is not understandable. The most interesting thing was revealed after the study of fluid taken from a single icon, the results were amazing, they argued that the liquid is fully consistent with real human tears.
The antiquity or novelty of the icons are not important formirotocheniya, as well as icons of the material, it can be wood, glass and paper, all of these materials can act myrrh. The shape and size of the drops vary, sometimes they streamed across the web, sometimes only show through in some areas. The consistency of the ointment is diverse, it can be thick and viscous or easy as a dewdrop.
Miraculously, you can call those cases when a person was anointed the world cares and heals.
The miracle of healing in the world of medicine called nothing more than a placebo effect. Faith human is so strong that the body heals itself.
Also worm-ointment, tears, and blood stood out,which meant that the wound inflicted image of the saint - it was an example of the people so that they understand that you can not insult the shrine. All these wonderful mirotocheniya - organic origin that are controlled by nature.