The mind is a feeder, it is not at all related to the heart. The mind was actually intended to be a tool of the heart for interpersonal human relations and nothing else. It has gotten out of control by creating tedious and meticulous ways of being, acting and thinking.
The mind feeds off of experiences, thoughts, needs, desires, attitudes and beliefs. The mind always feeds and needs to be fed – it is endless and can never be satisfied. In a way, it is much like a vampire in that it needs to feed off of other life in order to remain alive. It is in a way the walking dead. With the way of the heart, the mind is not fed. Because of this, the mind often resists the path of the heart. It will hang on a struggle to maintain its position. Not because it is bad or evil, but simply because it is what it has currently been programmed to do. The mind feeds off of other peoples’ reactions, it requires that other people react, emote or respond to you in one way or another. Those ways could be positive, such as acting lovingly towards you so that you would know and understand that you are loved.
But the truth is if you knew that you were love itself, there would be no need to feel anyone loving you because you would feel love inside of you. The mind also requires people to emote or respond to your own personal desires, or even manipulations whether they are positive or negative. Positive or negative are simply in the realm of duality, they have nothing to do with love, truth or the heart.
For this case, we will define the heart as your connection to spirit, and that connection happens to lie within the region of your physical heart. That is often confused with your emotional heart which is based on beliefs and attitudes but similarly resonates in the physical heart area.
The mind is the great distractor, it is the great illusionist. As the illusionist, it creates false experiences for you to believe in and keep you distracted from your heart. The mind needs energy from other people, places, things, or falsely created experiences, in order to create emotion that it then energetically uses as food to sustain, justify, and prove that it is needed, it is in control and that it knows best.
The truth is that you need to be mindless and you need to be heart-ful. With a full connected heart, the mind can be used merely to interpret experience or communicate with other human beings. The mind is truly the servant of the heart, but your consciousness has forgotten this and it needs to be reminded. And you need to consciously practice the connection to your heart so that you can be a heart-ful, living human being.
I think therefore I am is simply a statement and a belief of the ego claiming domain over your consciousness. You, your consciousness is the sovereign entity and has domain over your life in the human experience. It also has domain in any worlds of form, your consciousness is, a creator. Thinking is merely a process of illusionary creation. The true statement is, or should be, “I feel therefore I am.” Feeling is being, it is the awareness of frequency. The awareness of frequency is experienced through your consciousness. Being aware is your consciousness. Remember that the consciousness should be using the mind as a tool, to interpret frequencies that are felt or experienced for human understanding and communication.