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Thoughts Are Energy, Thoughts Are Things

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The only claim we make is that we do everything in our power to plant that seed of curiosity.

Author: By Sjef Van De Laak

A common phrase used by many people is "feeling the vibes". Put simply, this means feeling the vibrations of something that is getting their attention. Everything in the physical world has its own vibration. Even the Earth itself ‘talks' to us through its own vibration. What a shame that most of us take no notice. Life is energy in motion and it is the vibration of this energy, manifested in countless frequencies, which determines what IS. Love is the highest form of all vibrations. During the writing of  "The Meadow" love, in its most purest form, was the concept used by both authors to bring about a story that would

touch humankind in a way never to be forgotten.

Thoughts Are Energy, Thoughts Are Things


By Sjef Van De Laak


The immense Universe is an enormous energy-network in which everything and every person is connected at an energetic level.
There is only one Source of life that expresses itself through person, animal, plant  or mineral.

Nothing is separated from this energetic network.

Quantum-physics discovered this truth long ago.
Matter is not as solid as it seems to be.

Matter is a never-ending movement of light-particles that are kept in a certain form by invisible powers.

Scientists are discovering that, analyzing any matter until the very tiniest elements, beyond atoms and subatomic particles, it all comes down to one visible primal substance from which all originates.


Matter in its essence is "Solidified Spirit". Particles of photon (particles of light) solidified or lowered in vibration in such a way that we as human beings can perceive them.

This Universal Spirit or Primal Substance is at the basis of everything that is solid, liquid, gas or ethereal.

Every person, animal, plant or mineral originates from it.
They all have a different appearance, but are all "born" from the same "Source".

They only differ in composition and vibration.

We are all one with Source, that manifests itself in every living being.

In essence there is no difference between us and other beings.
Every being is an expression of the Life Force, but in a different  and unique state of development and expression.

Some prefer to call this Force, God, some call it Allah, Brahma, Cosmos, Life source etc. etc..

What really is important is the quality of the relation we have with our living self. The better the quality, the better our connection to All-That-Is.

The Universe is a living entity with an indescribable intelligent operating system.

The law that is at the basic of everything is " The Law of Attraction" or "The Creating Principle".

The Law of Attraction means that every soul creates his own reality based upon his deepest beliefs and convictions of life.

This is a truth that more and more people discover in their search for the meaning of live.


Thoughts are phenomenal creating powers.
Thoughts are the designers of Universal substance and so they are the creators of our experience from moment to moment.
The world as we experience it, is one great "reflector" of our inner attitude to life, of our inner vibration.


Life Game really is;

Energy moves round in circles. That means that we can only receive on the same wavelength at which we are tuned into(broadcasting). Somewhat like the boomerang effect.
Each of us is sender and receiver at the same moment.

Our thoughts, feelings, intentions and expectations are nothing else than waves of energy that vibrate at a certain energy level.
Once sent out, these waves link up with similar waves and come back to us in reinforced way.


Compare this to a radio-transmitter.
If we program our radio at 102 Mhz. it will be impossible to receive anything from another frequency.
We "broadcast" our inner thoughts and feelings continuously and attract like a magnet all that is on the same vibrational level.


Our most hidden convictions really never stay inside us but are picked up at a deep energetic level by all beings resonating at our same energy level.

These are declarations about ourselves that are registered at a unconscious level by the world around us.

They are sent into the universe and connected with likewise energies like birds of a feather flock together.

You sometimes hear people say; "We are what we think". Does this saying hold a great truth?? Do our thoughts really have such an enormous influence on our lives?

Years ago the following test was done;

A teacher entered the classroom (the children were between 6 and 7 years old) and tells them that it has been proven that children with blue eyes are more intelligent and smarter than children with green or brown eyes.

The results were immediate and dramatic. The blue-eyed children started to perform above their normal level in all aspects.
Two month later the teacher calls the kids for a special meeting and tells them that he had made a terrible mistake. He apologises and tells them that it has been proven that children with brown and green eyes are smarter and more intelligent.

Again the results were immediate and dramatic, the blue eyed children started to perform under their normal level, whereas the brown and green eyed children started to show better results.

Now what does all of this indicate?


- If you sincerely believe you are smart, you will act smart.
- if you believe you are creative, you will act creative.
- if you believe you are a success, you will act successful.
- etc. etc.


We all live according the Image we have of yourself.

This Image we have of ourselves is most of the time not created by ourselves but consists of thoughts and opinions that other people have of us and that they want us to believe.

We probably all can recall situations in which we were intimidated by remarks of others, which seemed to be innocent but did have a great impact.


Remarks that we have carried with us all our life.
It can even be so bad, that people don't believe in themselves anymore and don't dare to undertake anything.
They need to first step beyond their mental limitations before they can accept a life with more freedom.



Most people believe only what they see with their own eyes. Awakening spirits however believe BEFORE seeing. They know that power of the spirit influences all of their actions and human contacts. They are aware of the Universe Law of Attraction.

The key to freedom is the way we relate to our thoughts and feelings, the convictions we choose and an understanding of the fact that we are no victims of our circumstances.

Freedom turns out to be something that you CHOOSE and CREATE and not something that happens to you because you are by "coincidence" in a certain place or meet certain people or are lucky.


- Thoughts  that you repeat all the time become your convictions.
- These convictions evoke inner IMAGES.
- These inner Images influence our feeling or emotions.
- Repeated emotions create a pattern of behaviour or a habit.
- Habits express themselves through radiation.
- This radiation creates our life experience.
- Our life experience confirms our beliefs.


An example:

Think for instance of the fulfilment of a dream you have. Together with this thinking  your imagination  comes in action automatically. You see yourself in a fulfilled situation with all the nice details there. These images evoke a feeling of happiness, joy, gratitude, etc.

The more you "play" with these feelings  the more they become a pattern, a habit  that becomes a basis of your actions.
Eventually you radiate  this to the world around you and others start to treat you in a way that levels your feelings.
What you experience (unexpected lucky/fortune, sudden encounters, etc) confirms the initial thought that you are worth the fulfilment of your dreams.



See how it works?

The same counts for negative thoughts. If you see yourself as small and unworthy, your imagination searches for affirmation in your subconscious. It finds old memories of failure, images of situations in which you did not succeed and did not meet your inner expectations.


These images create negative feelings like frustration, fear and shortcoming. They become a pattern; insecurity and lack of self confidence

You will radiate these negative feelings to others and they will start treating you based on this.

If you don't believe in yourself, how can you expect that others do?


Since you do not believe in yourself you will experience more rejections and less luck and fortune in your daily life and communication with others. This again affirms the basic thought of not being good enough...


This results in the following :

- Thought (inner conviction) +
- Imagination (visualisation) +
- Feeling (emotions) +
- Behaviour (habits, actions) +
- Radiation (subconscious influence on the world around) =




Our mind has an unlimited ability to learn new things.
We only use 10% of it.
That means there is 90% unexplored.
The most important step toward the exploration of these latent abilities lies in reaching out to this potential.

We have the power to step out of this mass consciousness and choose our own life-beliefs.


We need to program our subconscious in a positive way. Remember: what we sow in our subconscious, we will harvest in the material world.

Our mind can be our enemy or our ally.
If we tell ourselves "I can't do this", we will most certainly not succeed.

Our subconscious will immediately find reasons to backup this statement.

A saying from Henry Ford which is so very true: " If you think you can, or if you think you can't, you are always right"!!

Sjef van de Laak

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"The Meadow" is an epic love story unlike anything told before. The storyline threads an earthly path through four life times, from ancient Mexica to contemporary Pakistan, and affords the reader glimpses of a place known as "The Meadow" - an inter-life waterhole where souls rest between lives.


This is a story about life and all its complexities. It is about the eternal love of two characters that seem destined to be together but who repeatedly fail to bond due to a nemesis that tracks them from life to life, tearing them apart.


The stage of "The Meadow" includes hate and retribution, international espionage and political deceit, interspersed with the brilliance of an autistic savant, offspring of the female protagonist, who tries to solve the secret and mystery of the eagle in order to save his mother.


The frustrated lovers thus have only one option - to unite in the Meadow - a place they forget all about each time they incarnate into a new life.


This site is dedicated to "The Meadow", a book of more than 600 pages and has yet to be published, but it is also devoted to sharing information about life beyond the trapdoor of death, inviting the reader to question everything, from dogmatic beliefs to the establishment.


There are many related articles here and we hope that there will be something for everyone. We hope to encourage communication and discussion between likeminded individuals willing to share their experiences to further our common goals of advancement into the future whilst learning from each other.

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