Life is basically an energy experience. All of our human interactions, as well as our physiological functions, are vibrational in nature. The sun's vibrational energy is the most potent life-sustaining force in our very immediate "universe", which we call the solar system.
It is now clear that different aspects, or frequencies, of this energy have different effects on our moods, behaviors, and vital functions. Therefore, the biological receptivity of an organism to these different frequencies will determine which aspects of its functions and awareness will be stimulated and nourished.
Each separate frequency, or color of the spectrum, has nutritional value, and is the food for the initial development and constant evolvement of certain aspects of our being. Together, these frequencies unite into a rainbow of balanced nutrition that connects and synchronizes the vital functions of all organisms with the natural chronology of the cosmos.
It is my experience that our constantly changing states of consciousness determine the degree to which we are emotionally and biologically receptive. This, in turn, determines which portions of the spectrum we are attuned to (our vibrational experience) and, therefore, which ones we are more receptive to. Our total development is dependent upon the quality and specific aspects of universal light to which we are receptive. Light is that superterrestrial, natural force under which all life on Earth originates and develops.
Bringing In The Light
It is possible to change your own biological receptivity by bringing in the light. Imagine a transparent bar graph, as tall and wide as your body, with seven vertical columns of color, in the following order from left to right -- red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet. Now imagine looking at yourself in a mirror. The transparent bar graph is on the surface of the mirror so that it is superimposed on the image of your body.
Now close your eyes and visualize bringing in a beam of white light down through the top of your head, and notice that somewhere in your head the white light is prismatically broken into the seven colors of the rainbow so that each begins to fill up its respective column on the bar graph with a liquidlike paint. Wait for the columns to be filled to whatever degree they naturally fill, and then notice the level of each color in its column. Observe which of these nutritive color columns are filled and which ones seem to be lacking. How do you feel?
The colors that are low are like nutritional supplements that you are lacking and need. Visualize bringing each of these colors into your body one at a time, as if you are breathing them in through the top of your head, until each column is filled. How do you feel now?
Whenever you are feeling physically ill, emotionally upset, or just tired, consider taking yourself through this guided imagery. Notice what colors you are lacking, fill up your tanks, and you will probably find that you feel better. Do this at least once a day during stressful periods or just to occasionally check the levels at which you are assimilating light.
Where No One Has Gone Before
The journey to bring in the light began with the discoveries and intuitive knowledge of our pioneering ancestors, who, based on their writings, seemed to perform magic with light. Their wisdom laid the foundations for many of our modem scientific discoveries.
The sun was once used as a general tonic to heal almost everything. Today, light and its component colors are being utilized in almost every aspect of science and medicine. Physicians, who once believed that only powerful, invasive drugs and technologies could have value in healing, are now beginning to appreciate the noninvasive power of light.
Our other so-called "leading edge technologies" in healing may soon be seen as "barbaric", as "Star Trek's" Dr. McCoy would say. Invasive medical approaches to treatment will become outdated as we enter the light age. Scalpels will be replaced by lasers, chemotherapy by phototherapy, prescription drugs by prescription colors, acupuncture needles by needles of light, eyeglasses by healthy eyes. Cancer will be a disease of the past; health and longevity will be the norm of the future.
The educational environment will change from windowless, colorless, and inappropriately illuminated classrooms to colorful, playful, stimulating classrooms with plenty of fresh air and sunlight. As a result, our children will be physically and emotionally healthier, more creative, and excited about learning.
Our working environments will become healing environments, as businesses and industries learn that happy, healthy people are more productive. Typical fluorescent lighting will be replaced by sun-lamps. Sunshine will be recognized for its health-giving properties, and daily exposure will be recommended and scheduled into our work activities.
Our present psychotherapeutic approaches to emotional healing, such as traditional analysis, counseling, and medication, which are often designed to "make the pain go away" will be replaced. Instead, light therapy, designed to bring unresolved emotional issues to the surface, will be used to generate healthy expression and release of long-held pain, leading to self-respect, greater creativity, healthy relationships, and a new level of bodily health.
The mind and body will no longer be looked upon as two separate entities. Our therapeutic techniques will treat the mind and body as one functioning whole system. This integration will propel humankind into greater feelings of wholeness, unity, and common purpose.
This decade is a time of accelerated awareness about all phases of human evolution. It is a critical period. Concerns over the environment, human and animal rights, health care, and world peace are forcing human beings to open their eyes, hearts, and minds further than ever before. It is time to stop raping the Earth and each other, and time to realize that we are all connected. Chopping down forests, killing animals, and treating the human body as a piece of equipment with replaceable parts are no longer acceptable actions.
One hand must assist the other. The issues are bigger than any of us individually, yet by individually becoming living examples of what it means to be whole, healthy, caring, and loving beings, we each play a profoundly important role in the healing of our planet.
The real medicine of the future will recognize the connection between mind, body, and spirit, and treat them as one. Our technology will speak directly to the core of the body, so that its own wisdom can be the foundation for its healing. This new medicine will not treat disease -- it will treat people. It will not focus only on the part -- it will focus on the whole.
Rather than directing our eyes outward, looking for external causes to our internal imbalances, it is time to look inward at the parts of us that have been unreceptive to certain aspects of life, causing us to close down and become ill. The new medicine will not be invasive. It will challenge the body and mind, energetically, to reawaken. It will wake up those areas of ourselves that have been sleeping, and in so doing, it will impart the tools that our bodies need for healing.
The study of light affirms the interconnectedness of all things. It is a paradigm of the balance between the outside and the inside and is not much different from cellular physiology or, for that matter, human relationships. Dealing with an energy source that is both visible and nonvisible is also a reminder that both sides of life -- what we can see and what we cannot see -- are equally important to our development, growth, and evolution. That which is really going on in our lives can frequently be understood only by taking an illogical look.
Much pain and joy have been the substances washing the wounds of my life and clearing my eyes. We have entered an age when we must took at things from nowhere rather than experiencing them from only our own points of view and, thus, artificially coloring our realities. Years of personal experience have led me to this vision.
The eyes were meant to see with.
Give them a chance.
Let them go.
Let them see. Let yourself live.
Let the light in!
Light: Medicine of the Future
by Dr. Jacob Liberman.
Published by Bear & Company Publishing.
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About The Author
Dr. Jacob Liberman is considered a pioneer in the therapeutic use of light and color and the art of mind/body integration. In addition to his extensive lecture and seminar schedule, he is a therapist and educator at the Aspen Center for Energy Medicine in Aspen, Colorado. This article is excerpted with permission from his book "Light: Medicine of the Future", published by Bear & Company Publishing. Dr. Liberman is also the author of Take Off Your Glasses and See - A Mind/Body Approach to Expanding Your Eyesight and Insight. Dr. Liberman's website is www.JacobLiberman.com