I highly recommend you take a look at Sister Christine’s Heart’s Ease, Cocoons and Redemption. Of particular note is her comment about linking the brain and heart:
[W]hen the mind serves the heart it becomes part of it. We think of them as separate entities but they needn’t be, shouldn’t be.
God never intended them to be separate. We can distinguish merely in an academic sense, and even then it’s only because Western society struggles so hard to stay fallen. Don’t let theology and philosophy steal the power of true faith.