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Want World Peace? Start with Inner Peace

Want World Peace? Start with Inner Peace

The outer world is made from manifested thoughts and ideas held in your mind. These ideas are the foundation of consciousness, and the nature of these ideas gives consciousness its character.

Everything we create has a belief behind it, an idea once held in someone’s consciousness. Because consciousness is shared, it includes the thoughts, beliefs, attitudes, and sensitivities held by all people. Therefore, every condition, circumstance, or situation in the material world is the embodiment of humanity’s mental equivalent, whether it is war or peace.

War is an expression of an idea held in consciousness by the human race. Human beings have always (it seems) believed in death, fear, lack, aggression, and pillaging, which is why there is war. If enough people in the world have war consciousness, then there will be world war. Again, it begins with the individual and the mental equivalent he or she holds.

If we want peace, we need to enter the consciousness of peace and affirm its truth.

Collectively, we all help to define consciousness by expressing our point of view. Everyone has input, good or bad, into how consciousness is defined. In the aggregate, we are a giant, mass projection of ideas into collective consciousness. That’s why, when a big portion of humanity thinks a certain way and this is translated into behaviors and actions, these energies become very powerful. When we do this together, ideas can become firmly seated in our collective consciousness.

Remember, you are a sum total of everything that is expressed in consciousness. Nasty language, slamming people on the Internet or in the magazine gossip columns, circulating ridiculously negative opinions, and incessant arguing are all dumped into consciousness along with all forms of violence.

We will keep recycling this negative energy until people are ready to release it from their conscious awareness. Humanity has a long way to go, but we can do it….Finish reading on InspireMeToday.com.

Rev. Dr. Charlene Proctor is the author of The Oneness Gospel, a minister, blessing giver, and empowerment coach.

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7:27AM PST on Feb 18, 2014

arigato

11:19AM PST on Feb 16, 2014

To be held captive by fear (real or imagined) defeats the purpose of life and all it has to offer. Half full or half empty, personal choice with all its actions, reactions, and consequences pretty much gives a picture of what is ... and why. Own it -- don't like it, change it. There is great power in knowledge and motivation. Believe ...

4:31PM PST on Feb 10, 2014

thanks

10:09AM PST on Feb 10, 2014

yes, we have to be the change and the peace we want to see in the world.
Most of spiritual teachers say that we have wars in us, so how could peace in the world start?

11:33AM PST on Feb 7, 2014

ty

1:56PM PST on Feb 6, 2014

A good reminder that we are interconnected and that everything that we do, say or think matters. Thanks.

5:08AM PST on Feb 5, 2014

I don't have Inner peace, I have too many voices in my head :)

3:42AM PST on Feb 5, 2014

Extend it to all living lives

3:40AM PST on Feb 5, 2014

Thank you

1:48AM PST on Feb 5, 2014

Thanks

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