A Single Drop of Light

Shirin - USA
Entered on January 28, 2009
Age Group: Under 18
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Some hold that the creations of our world are the workings of a divine being, whom we are not able to see. Others believe in the dogmas of science and evolution, set into the social psyche by a nineteenth-century evolutionist. Still others find truth in the creeds of a faith which has no name — a state of religion attained solely by the belief in the visible entity of a spirit named God. I believe that we each have the ability to see God; we must merely open our eyes.

If we believe in the presence of a spiritual being in the physical world, it is only likely that there are certain supernatural laws embedded within the physical. In the study of physics, the world is seen through a mathematical and procedural perspective, one in which each question may be solved by a set formula. Among the founding principles of this science is that of frequency — the number of repetitions within a given period of time. This frequency is inversely proportional to wavelength. That is, as the frequency increases, the wavelength, or distance between two consecutive waves, decreases. There are four basic levels of frequency, each of which produces its respective color. The lowest frequency, in which the wavelength is greatest, is identified with the color red. The frequency of average wavelength produces a green shade, while the next highest frequency is depicted with the color blue. There comes a point, however, when the frequency is so high that there remains no measure of wavelength. This stage is represented by a shining white light.

In the Muslim world, the presence of God’s light within each individual is among the underlying values of the faith. It is believed that through constant meditation, or remembrance, one may “become one with God”, the ultimate goal of every soul — to return to its home during its lifetime on earth. According to a theory based on color and meditation, at a certain intensity of constant meditation, one is able to envision a red gleam, which may progress to green, and later blue. As the intensity of meditation increases, the distance between the soul and the Creator is slowly diminished, ending with the shine of a white light. Analogous to the level of meditation is frequency; the distance between the soul and that from which it came is a representative wavelength. As a greater magnitude of spiritual repetition is achieved, the light within the individual is further ignited, until there comes a point in which the flame from within is one with the flame from above. All is at such a magnified level that the gleam of the soul — a microcosmic gleam of God, himself — is visible to even the naked eye.

I believe that God is not a supreme being whose reality cannot be proven, but because even the slightest drop of His light is inside of each of us, we, ourselves, are living evidence of His existence.