Just Released: Planet Earth Demands

It’s an exciting time. I just released Shamcher Bryn Beorse’s book Planet Earth Demands. Working on this material has been so helpful to me as an editor – because I saw areas where I could edit it to supposedly make it more appealing or interesting, but I did not do that. Why? Because the writing…

Urs – Inayat Khan

My first encounter with Inayat Khan’s teachings I was living in Calgary, it was the early 70’s, and I’d joined a mail-order book lending service called the Lucis Trust Library. They sent out lists of available esoteric books and you could borrow them for free. Slow process in comparison with today’s world of too much…

Inspiring Autumnal Air

The air changed just as we entered September, and my mind is slowly returning from the summertime haze. Its been a lovely summer and here are a few highlights – more to come next post. Sacred Nature Article We went to Portland for a week, dogsitting while friends of friends went to Northwest Sufi Camp….

Open Source Spirituality

Lately I’ve been fascinated by the concept of open source spirituality – an approach that means each individual who participates is a co-creator of the energy field, and of the aspiration to the one goal of transcendence or realization or enlightenment – and from this there is a renewed connection with humanity and our goals…

Remembering the Days of “Consciousness”

Yesterday I was recalling this rather extraordinary event in Red Deer, Alberta, when the Red Deer College opened its doors to a festival of consciousness for a weekend. These spiritual smorgasbord weekend events were popular back then, and this one featured Swami Radha from her Yashodhara Ashram in the Kootenays, and Geshe Lama Kaldan, the…