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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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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Is It Time to Declare a Personal Emergency?

It’s pretty easy to see that some of the people around us need to declare a personal emergency—even if they don’t, which is the case most of the time. Actually, most of us have some trouble realizing that our troubles have turned into emergencies.  Maybe we’ve gone numb to the problem that is now a […]

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How to Talk about Yourself Without Being a Bore

In a restaurant the other night, I listened to a man talking to his wife at the next table.  He talked at length about the factory orders he was working on.  As men often do with their women, he dominated their dinner time with considerable detail about his work day, how many orders had been […]

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