Energy Follows Thought:
How Can This Recognition Contribute to Planetary Healing?1
As a man
changes his desires, so he changes himself; as he shifts his
consciousness from one objective to another, so he alters himself, and
this is true in all realms and states, higher or lower.
The effect of the
transference of our conscious thinking state from a
low objective to a high one produces a flow of energy of a vibratory
quality equivalent to the higher objective. This produces a
a mutation in the vestures of the thinking entity, and they become
transmuted and brought to a condition where they are adequate to the
thought or desire of the man. Carried to their conclusion, a
transformation is produced, and the words of St. Paul become therefore
clear: "Be ye therefore transformed by the renewing of your mind."
line of thought and you will change your nature. Desire
that which is true and right, pure and holy and your consciousness of
these things will create out of the old a new vehicle or new man, an
"instrument meet for use."2.
In the movie Avatar, where the director James
Cameron had the brilliant idea to represent the connectivity among all
living beings by showing a visible network of energy and light, one of
the lines I enjoyed most was when the spiritual leader of the native
tribe tells the human character: "let’s see if your insanity can be
cured." It is a strong statement, but a true one.
When we look at the past and see what has happened to all those who
brought new ideas for the advancement of humanity, we always get
surprised at how primitively humanity responded to simple truths and
how we have reacted with the violence of crucifixion, fire, guillotine,
Fortunately, the collective consciousness evolves—slowly—but surely, it
Currently, we face strong challenges to overcome together as
nations. Our struggle today is to not be extinguished by our own
technological adolescence and to create a sustainable way to live in
peace. This is why I always love to read the preamble of the
Constitution of UNESCO, approved in 1945, that wisely states: "Since
wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that defenses
of Peace must be constructed."
Yes, it is important to spend time, efforts and money to find solutions
for poverty, disarmament, protection of the environment, gender
equality and many of the other pressing issues we see daily
discussed here at the UN. However, it is essential to prioritize
a new education system that will bring about a culture of peace, love,
understanding, goodwill, cooperation, respect and justice, to the new
generations to come.
In the schools of the Legion of Good Will, the organization I represent
here at the UN, we always emphasize in the "Ecumenical Citizen
Pedagogy" that we need to link minds and hearts, learning to think with
the heart and feel with the brain.
Ecumenical spirituality is the key to empower children, youth and
adults to reeducate themselves in order to work less in the fields of
effects and focus more on the causes of all problems. If brains
and hearts are united at the first moment, everything else will
That's the paradigm shift we all aspire to achieve. Meditation
and/or prayer will help us humbly admit that the continuous process of
getting a higher level of consciousness is in essence the great meaning
of the so called "pursuit of Happiness." And by engaging in
these activities, we also contribute to improving our good energies and
feelings that later will manifest themselves into good thoughts, ideas,
words and actions.
May this be our collective vision for World Healing! And, as we
wholeheartedly strive towards this collective vision, let us be
vigilant, remembering the words of that wise man, Voltaire, who
reminded the people of his day that “every man is guilty of all the
good he didn't do.”¨