Welcome!  This website and blog are dedicated to pioneering on the frontiers of human emergence.  Courageous men and women who are seeking breakthroughs in awareness will find here a place to examine, learn and exchange experiences.  The subject is poise, the seeker’s highest state of consciousness.  I hope our time together will be challenging, provocative, and exciting as we leave the ordinary life behind and move to a vibrant life of joy and practical advantage.

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“Shit Happens” Is a Bad Explanation

“Shit happens” is a cliche often used to explain that bad things come into our lives.  It means that unwanted realities push into our lives from the outside—shitty, awful, bad things.  Life’s vicissitudes, most people believe, are inevitable, and the downs of life’s ups and downs are “shit.” God is testing you, some believe, by […]

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Erasing Our Patterns and Waking Up

“…the tasks of erasing my routines, losing my self-importance and dropping my personal history became a sheer delight.”  Carlos Castaneda, The Wheel of Time Like cows going down a well-worn path from the barn to the pasture in the morning and back in the evening, we repeat ourselves predictably our entire lives. Most of us […]

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Stopping the World to Achieve the Totality of Oneself

“For an average man, the world is weird because if he’s not bored with it, he’s at odds with it.  For a warrior, the world is weird because it is stupendous, awesome, mysterious, unfathomable.  A Warrior must assume responsibility for being here, in this marvelous world, in this marvelous time.” Carlos Castaneda, Journey to Ixtlan […]

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The Totality of Oneself: How to Have a Bigger Life—Way Bigger

“…we are inside a bubble.  It is a bubble into which we are placed at the moment of  our birth. At first that bubble is open, but then it begins to close until it has sealed us in.  That bubble is our perception. We live inside that bubble all of our lives.  And what we […]

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Living the Sweet Life Pushes Me into a Personal Emergency

Life is sweet for me, every moment of it, every day.  But I’ve been frosting my life with sugar, creating a personal emergency. I always had money as a kid to buy candy. I already had money in my pocket to buy sugar at 9 years old.  My Cedar Fall Record newspaper route passed by […]

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