The Miraculous Power of Small Groups
By Lynne McTaggart, internationally bestselling author of The Field, The Bond and the Intention Experiment
In 2005, I asked a few basic questions: Can you use thoughts to heal the world? And what happens when lots of people are thinking the same thought at the same time?
To answer those questions, I wrote a book called The Intention Experiment, by compiling all the credible scientific research into the power of mind over matter, but it was also an invitation. Very little research had been carried out about group intention, and my plan was to fill that gap by enlisting my readers as the experimental body of group intenders in an ongoing scientific experiment.
In 2007, working with a large consortium of scientists highly experienced in consciousness research, I created what ultimately evolved into world’s largest global laboratory,
running some of the first controlled experiments into the power of mass intention to affect the physical world.
Since then, hundreds of thousands of my international readers have participated, with intenders from nearly 100 countries joining in on individual experiments through my website and web TV. We’ve run many experiments attempting to make seeds grow faster, purify water, heal individuals and even tower violence in war-torn areas.
In a word, the experiments worked. In the 29 experiments I’ve run to date, 25 have evidenced measurable, mostly significant change.
But the outcome of the experiments, amazing though they were, paled in comparison to what was happening to the participants.
The group-intention experience itself caused big changes in people, removing a sense of individuality and placing members of the group in a state of ecstatic unity. This dynamic was so life-transforming that it enabled individual miracles to take place.
I recorded hundreds, if not thousands, of these instantaneous miracles in my participants’ lives. They healed long-standing serious health conditions. They mended estranged relationships. They discovered a renewed life purpose or cast off workaday jobs in favor of a career that was more adventurous or fulfilling.
This kind of supersized intention also occurred in small groups, which I have christened ‘The Power of Eight.’ In my workshops, I ask groups of eight or so participants to send a healing intention to a group member with a health challenge. In every workshop I’ve run, I’ve been stunned witness to the same experience: story after story of physical and psychic transformation.
Marekje’s multiple sclerosis made it difficult for her to walk without aids. The morning after her group’s intention, she arrived at the workshop without her crutches.
Marcia suffered from a cataract-like opacity blocking the vision of one eye. The following day, after her group’s healing intention, she claimed that her sight in that eye had been almost fully restored.
There was Heddy in Maarsden, who suffered from an arthritic knee so stiff she could not bend it. The following morning, the pain was gone and she was able to climb up and down the stairs easily.
My new book THE POWER OF EIGHT, to be released by Atria in September, has been written to make sense of all the miracles that happened in these experiments within the larger context of science and also esoteric and religious historical practice.
The outcome of the Intention Experiments are of course remarkable, but they aren’t the important part of the story. The point is the miraculous power you hold inside of you to heal your own life, which gets unleashed, ironically, the moment you stop thinking about yourself.
©2017 Lynne McTaggart
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