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Marianne Williamson Speaking About the Occupy Movement, Berkeley, CA November 2011

Sometimes the Divine Source speaks through humanity for a major change. This thought-provoking dive into the depths of history, humanity and spirit is well worth the watch.

I have seen Marianne Williamson speak in person and on the internet. To me, she is one of the people I respect so much for her ability, depth of insight and willingness to speak God’s truth; i.e. speaking about the intelligence that drives humanity. Her website is http://marianne.com/

I know that some people do not agree with the politics of this movement. I am not arguing anything here. This is a look deeper into the current global movements involving personal freedom and expression – something that we are not going to see on the news.

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A+ Student Brain Skills for Studying & Test Taking

Empowering Students Brain Skills

Empower a Student with Brain Skills

There is an intelligence to the way we are designed. We have a brain that has multiple modes that, when we use it as such, allows us to live a better and better, creative and powerful life.

We just were never given the Brain Functioning Handbook.

Luckily through mystics, through empirical evidence and now through the wonderful studies in neuroscience we can understand how to more effectively use our brain.

Brain Modes

Briefly, we have at least two brain modes that we access through our mental direction and conscious breath. The Outer Action Mode is for this world of form, using our five physical senses and taking action. This is generally a left brain hemisphere function. The Inner Creative Mode is where you can more easily direct your thoughts, emotions and thus your life. This is generally a right brain hemisphere function.

Many of my blog posts give different perspective on our Brain Modes including:

Supercharge Changes in Life

Improve Your Life – Update Your Mind’s Software

A+ Student Study Brain Skills

A+ Brain Skills

Best Practices for Students

In the A+ Student Brain Skills class students, of all ages, learn mental direction, intent, commands,  and how to set desired goals through visualization and imagination. For students this results in learning how to study less while increasing your grade. For non-students this helps with regaining mental functioning such as focus, self-direction and goal achievement.

There is more detailed information at the website for this class: http://www.mindtechnology.com/html/a__student_skills_-_mind_techn.html

auditorium of students, stand out from the norm

Empower Yourself to Stand out from the Norm

What it takes to Stand out from the crowd

In a bad economy you have to get noticed to be hired, to be promoted and to get a raise. In big classes you have to find a way to excel above all the other students who want to achieve. To live a life that is true to your purpose and to move past your fears these are the skills required.

Most people on the planet just do things the way everyone else does them. This is what sets the norm. As we know from the definition of insanity – doing the same thing over and over while expecting different results – you will keep getting what you are getting if you keep doing what you are doing. The same applies as to how to move beyond the societal and expected ‘norm’.

How to take test

Test-Taking Skill

Empower a student – Improve our future

Consider a minor investment in your future… one that will keep giving the rest of your life.

If you know of any groups of students or school systems that want to empower their students then we can arrange separate classes. If someone wants to do a new study on the effectiveness of this system then contact me. The previous study is readable here. (This study is from another training method that uses the exact same process.)

Most people think this after taking a test…

Test taking

Instead, you can walk out knowing that you used the 3 pass test taking method to access the answers…

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Boldness has Genius, Power and Magic in It

Goethe, providence move, bold, courage, commitment

Commitment is a powerful cure

What will you do once you have fear and do it anyway?

I have placed a favorite poem that I use for inspiration here on the Curious Mind News blog: Goethe’s Concerning Acts of Creation.

Under ‘Pages’ on the left  column you can read this Boldness has genius, power and magic in it.

Under ‘File’ on the left column you can download this Download Wall Sign – Concerning Acts of Creation by Goethe. (Left-click and it will open in Adobe – maybe in your browser concerning your computer setup | Right-click to save it as an Adobe Reader file)

 What is your boldness?

I first experienced this power through a minister friend of mine, Rev. Marilyn Miller site, in California did for me. I was new to experiencing the power of Spiritual Mind Treatment and had begun taking classes in the Science of Mind philosophy (previously done through Religious Science churches that are now renamed as Centers for Spiritual Living). I was living in Port Hueneme, California and working for the global Halliburton Energy Services as a Technical Sales Representative.

I had one of those bosses from hell. He was an extreme micro manager. I had just been promoted to run the Ventura Operation in charge of the trucks, clients, crews and engineers. He was never supportive. He told me to learn how to be the manager. I did and when I took actions he disagreed with he would override those. One time I changed asset assignment. He bitched and switched it back.

Since I was learning more self awareness and the spiritual basis for things in life that are not working… I realized that he WAS the  incarnation of my father. Yikes! Now what.

I asked my Rev. Marilyn. Now, I knew these Spiritual Mind Treatments were provided to people every Sunday but that is all I knew. She did one of these treatments specifically for me concerning this problem. Within one week, as Goethe says, providence moved. This global corporation changed its entire structure. The operations, of which I was the manager, was pulled back to the Bakersfield office. I was left as the sole employee for that division of Halliburton (wireline data collection and analysis) and I was the Technical Sales Representative for Southern California. I now reported to the Sales Manager in Bakersfield, not that other manager who gave me the gift of self awareness so that I could change.

Sometimes you just say: Thank you a-hole for the gift you gave me 😉

Blessings,

Lamar

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Guide a Child to Live Their Dreams

Plant Your Dreams to Let them Grow

Plant Your Dreams to Let them Grow

This is my recount of a story I saw on the Oprah show and that Oprah re-covered for the Lifeclass she has been doing on her new cable network, OWN.

There was a little girl in Africa who used to do her brother’s homework for him. Boys were educated and girls were married off while in their preteens. That is how that society values the genders.

The boy’s teacher found out she was doing the homework and begged her father to allow her to come to school. He would not. The girl,  Tererai Trent, was married off at age 11. She had three children . At some point a woman from an American Aid organization was in Africa. The girl told her that her dream was to have an education and to live in America. The woman told her to write down her goals. Put them in a tin and bury it so that it becomes a seed for her life and it will grow.

The 2 minute video on OWN

For the next years she was beaten daily by her husband. She ended up moving to America and got her bachelors degree then her Masters degree. Then she got her Doctorate. She married a good man. She had a dream to improve the schools in her country. Oprah donated over $1 million to her and arranged for some experts to help her implement the improvements to the school.

She achieved the four major dreams she had for herself and her life.

Guide a Child to Plant their Dreams

Guide a Child to Plant their Dreams

Guide children into doing this

Declare who you are. Claim what you will do with this life. Write all of this down. Bury it inside a metal container of some sort. See it as planting a seed. Let it go and allow it to grow. When you plant a carrot seed you get carrots. When you plant your dreams you get your dreams. Know this. Believe this. You only need to believe it with 51% of yourself. Even with doubts it will grow. Opportunities will come. Ideas will be planted in your mind.

Teachers, do this with your class.

Parents, do this with your children.

People, do this with your friends and loved ones.

Families, do this together.

Love and blessings,

Lamar

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How do you measure success?

Achievement

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Overcome Fear to Live Your Best Life

Managing Fear

Take a Leap of Faith
Ready to Take a Leap of Faith?

 

Please be clear. This post is a post to myself. When I put things ‘out there’ I tend to hold myself more accountable to living this way than I may be when I keep it to myself. Understood? And, just maybe, this will assist you 😉

In yesterday’s post – Life Difficulties: An Empowering Perspective – I shared realizations, sparked by Michael Beckwith, that have helped in shifting my mind from perceiving difficulties into more forward-positive ways of perceiving events. This is another piece of the puzzle.

Everyone has an inkling inside themselves as to who they are to be in this life. AND everyone has that logical mind that only knows to project its fears into your future. I teach and coach about the two brain modes we are all born with. Each has their duties and, when properly trained, each can be utilized for its greatest benefits. I believe it is always best to find the benefits of things from the perspective that if it exists there must be a positive viewpoint for it.

Simple Overview of Brain Functions

The left brain hemisphere, mostly,  contains a logical database of everything that has been learned in this life through school, others and direct life experiences. This is the pathway for your Logical Thought Channel and is the connection to this world of form through your five physical senses.

The right brain hemisphere, mostly, is the creative connection to life. It is the state of mind where you dream, sleep, meditate, vision and other endeavors that are not limited to this current physical experience of life. It is a place where time and space have no meaning. This is the pathway for your Intuitive Thought Channel.

The Logical Thought Channel only knows what it already knows. The  Intuitive Thought Channel has access to anything and everything that is possible to know. It is connected to the Source, the God, the Quantum Intelligence, whatever label you prefer.

Your logic has never heard a creative thought that it, at first, did not resist. It always has to be trained to accept new thoughts and ideas. This is just the nature of the beast.

Afraid Fear cartoonIntuitive Guidance vs Ego Fear Thoughts

When you hear that steady quiet voice of knowing from your intuitive thought channel telling you ‘it’s time for a change’, you are supposed to act on it. It continues by whispering ‘You’re here to do more. You are to _____’.

You will inevitably hear thoughts from your logical mind (also known as your ego) that will likely be all about fear, lack and limitation.

The more you have validated your fear thoughts the more you will hear the ego’s fears. They have been trained to be relevant to you.

Here is a suggestion:

You will feel afraid. Say to yourself ‘I’m doing it anyway’.
You will hear ‘I’m afraid to try something new’. Say to yourself ‘I’m doing it anyway’.
You hear ‘I’m afraid to fail’. Say with authority ‘I’m doing it anyway’.
The ego says ‘I’m afraid of what people may say about me’.  Tell it ‘shh, I’m doing it anyway’.

Then you may have friends and family share their opinions that represent what your ego is saying. They are doing you a favor. It is like your ego is giving you a chance to stand up for yourself by validating your intuition. Tell them tactfully: I hear what you’re saying. I have had those thoughts. And this is something that I am compelled to do. I could use your support as I challenge myself to grow. This works to say to your ego, also.

F-E-A-R = False Evidence Appearing Real

All of this fear is the logical brain projecting its uncertainty into your future. You are in charge. Listen to it. Say ‘thank you but I’m doing it anyway. It is time to make a life change and I am committed to doing it. Ego, get on board’.

I first heard this through Dr. Wayne Dyer: E-G-O is Edging God Out. How accurate. The ego cannot handle the idea of someone knowing more than it knows and no matter what your definition of God is… It definitively knows more than the ego since It is limitless and the ego is only based on past knowledge.

What would you do if you had no fear?Summary

Cultivate your Inner Knowing so that you hear its guidance. Practice trusting your Intuition by acting on it and learning whether it is accurate or not. Remember, your Intuition is the thought process through which your Inner Knowing communicates to you. It is not concerned with the way things have always been. It is not encumbered by fears and limitations.

Gain Mastery over your Mind. Train it that you are in charge and you will select which thoughts you are going to pay attention to. Then keep your word with yourself. Tell your ego that you hear it and your are choosing to do it anyway.

Change your inner self, listen to your guidance and move your feet. Do what you came to this planet to do.

Consider this

In the complete timeline of humanity there will only be one you. Like snowflakes there are not two alike. You are a unique expression of the Divine with your own mission, your own talents and gifts and your own personality. How could you ever doubt that you are here to do your greatness, no matter how big or small you may judge it to be. This is why you came here. Learn how to work with your inner faculties. It makes accomplishing your purpose so much easier.

Living, Learning and Growing,

Lamar

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Life difficulties: An Empowering Perspective

Agape International Spiritual Center

I am always inspired when I get to attend, via the internet, Agape International Spiritual Center and hear the living mystic known as Rev. Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith.

There is something transformational about listening to the right message at the right time from the right person. Thank you, professor Beckwith. Love to you. Thank you for preparing the way for us to walk our best and expansive life of service.

Background

I have been struggling with ‘getting’ what the last year has been about for me. Admittedly I have spent too much time trying to understand it, taking away from my forward-moving focus. I have had an enormous amount of #!%@ thrown my way starting in September 2010, so much so that my life does not even resemble what it was last year. THANK GOD!

I do not have the same income. 90% of it dropped away because the president of the training organization I taught for dropped me without a single consideration or word, spoken or written. This has taken some major adjustments to compensate for, mentally, emotionally, psychically, physically and spiritually; every -ly.

I do not live in the same place because I had to cut expenses. I found out that ‘friends’ ran for the hills. Many other traumatizing events that I do not wish to dig up right now. You can read hear what I did to get past it

Yes, that was the most horrifying place I have ever been as an adult. AND the truth is I was trying to fit into a global mind development training system that does not have room for an expansive soul. I have more to offer than that one simple method. I kept trying to squash myself, my visions and my ideas in order to fit in. I overlooked their indiscretions for more than three years. I finally got it: stop giving new opportunities to them to expand and update their method. They do not want it. And stop asking for help for my students because they are not interested. It was all falling on deaf ears. These opportunities must be for me.

I kept thinking “it must be me. I have to grow. Other teachers have been with them for over forty years. It must be me.” That is what the abused says to them self when they are trying to excuse the abuser. Some may think that may be an extreme place for me to take this to… it does apply in the manner in which things were handled.

Pain pushes until Vision pulls – Michael Beckwith

A Moment for Awakening

My life does not yet look anywhere close to where it is evolving into. Room for growth!

Can you feel the old, clingy, sappy, resentful energy in some of what I wrote above?

Is there an area in your life that you have some resentments?

Do you realize the price you pay for staying in that energy?
Has your life slowed down?
Do you find yourself complaining too much?
Are your thoughts full of bad thoughts towards others?
Is  your energy for life low?

Today’s opportunity

I heard Michael Beckwith say this:

A lot of chronic issues in life are a result of either:

  1. Trying to extract happiness from a world and life that is too small for you and/or
  2. That issue is bringing you a gift, a talent to activate within yourself (we’re growing a quality within us that is seeking to come forth)

When the 2 by 4s come fast and hard it is because you’ve broken a promise to your soul about what you are to do in this life. These are the lessons I set myself up for. They are coming hard and fast because I did not listen to the quiet voice within me telling me to make the change.

Truth is: I had three ‘readers’ who had told me in the previous two years to get out of that international company because they will screw you over. Those are the words of the channeler from Colorado and from an Akashic Record reader in Austin. I had already had many ‘small’ instances that I could have chosen to heed. Instead I chose to go along to get along just like the teachers that are still in the system told me they have had to for decades.

So, I had plenty of warning but I kept believing in something that wasn’t.

What I thought was a safe place to express my gifts to students and the world was not my safe place. It works for those who are still there. It does not work for me. They have the exercise I gave them that is being taught to the world, for which there was no recognition. I release that in grateful gratitude.

Stuck in a box?

Stuck in a box?

Minimal set points of society or Major set points for Living

Beckwith continued: society has set minimal points for which are good for us to follow: don’t cheat, lie and steal. But your calling does not vibrate at these minimal set points. There is no reason to squash yourself to just live by those. You have a greater set of points to live by and resonate with.

This calling does not fit into a small vision for living. It requires much more.

Summary

If you find yourself having a lot of difficulties in life change your perspective. Society has trained us to try to fit into ‘what was’. This requires you make yourself wrong, disempower yourself and shrink to fit into ‘what was’.

Instead realize that life is telling you to make some changes. Grow. Evolve. Expand your offerings to life. Live your purpose. Your new self does not fit into that old world. Say a resounding ‘YES’ within your self and mean it with all that you are.

And when your logical mind projects its fears into your future tell it: sshhh, I am in control and I am choosing to do this. When it says “but you do not have enough (fill in the blank)”. Tell it “I am doing it anyway”. When it says “I’m afraid to fail”. Say “I am doing it anyway”.

You are here to live a life of purpose. And Life is always conspiring on your behalf to bring you your highest good and your best life.

Let it. Listen to it. Heed it. Change, evolve and grow into your best life.

When you do this you give permission to someone else to say a resounding ‘YES’ to their own souls.

Blessings and share your thoughts and dreams in the comments.

Learning, Loving and Growing,

Lamar Irwin

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Supercharge Changes in Life

business man

What do you want?

 

relationship

In relationship?

 

teacher

In career?

How does your mind work?

What are with all these thoughts?

What can we do about things in life that we want to change?

The 3.1 pound mass in your skull is the brain, the physical organ that takes all inputs and directs and produces outputs in your body.

Your mind is your awareness of all these processes and is the avenue for you to gain more control and direction over these processes.

What we call thoughts are simply electrical impulses in the brain that your mind interprets as thoughts.

In other words the brain is the physical organ of the mind. And the mind is the consciousness of the brain. For those who tend to ponder these things consider the chicken and egg paradox when it comes to the brain and mind 😉

At its base operation the brain is a biological computer. It takes input from the amazingly designed intertwined systems that make up our physical body; the nervous system, respiratory system, endocrine system,  blood system, musculature system, on and on
 we have truly amazing human systems.

The importance of your brain

The way your brain is programmed is based on your family, education and life experiences. All that you have learned and experienced in life caused your brain to be programmed to do life they way you currently do it. The way you get up out of a chair is a brain program. The way you think/feel/behave in romantic relationships is a mental program. It is very specifically programmed for all the specifics you do in  life.

Consider this: Every single act that you take, every thought you think and every feeling you feel is a result of the current mental programs running in your brain. Left unchanged people will experience their lives with the same thoughts/feelings/actions they have always had which yields the same life they have always had.

How interesting does that sounds?

Would you choose something more for yourself?

How do I make a change in my life?

If you want to have a different life, a different feeling, a different relationship or a different anything it takes new software for your brain. If you want to behave differently in a situation you need new brain software. If you want to have a different type of romantic relationship it takes new software to re-program your brain. It sounds simple and it is… but how

You can’t just go to amazon.com and buy new mental software? Or can you


When you need your annual antivirus/web protection software update for your computer what do you do? You can either go to the store to buy the new software or you can find it online to download it. Then you install it. [Remember you can contact me to get the software since I still do some computer consulting.]

 

Brain software

Brain software

Where do you go to get new mental software to re-program your brain with?

You get new software by making it up from the different inputs that are available to you. You can observe someone you know who has that type of relationship you desire to have. Notice what she says about it? How does she behave? What does he seem to think about himself when it comes to this relationship? What thoughts must someone be having who has the type of relationship you desire?

Remember that we are in relationship with every single thing, item, possession, animal and person in our life. We have relationships with them. AND we have relationships with our self.

I also assist people in creating new software. When someone comes to me we take a brief evaluation of what their experiences, thoughts, behaviors and feelings are in that particular relationship that he or she desires to change. Then I assist you in finding out what you really want… what you want to choose to think/ feel/ behave/ experience in that relationship. We will then select different techniques for you to be able to input the new software. Audio recordings, guided mental directions, meditative, others.

Re-Programming using Both Modes of Brain Operation

But there is something so much more to consider. Most coaches and therapists do not help your WHOLE brain be educated. This is the key to quickening your changes.

Because your mind has at least two modes of operation getting new software installed takes more diligence than just putting in a CD on your computer. The primary mode that people are accustomed to is the Outer Action Mode (left hemisphere – logical) where your senses are engaged and you are doing regular life. By reading affirmations regularly and taking part in forward-moving discussions in this mode you help to make changes.

Supercharge your Affirmations

In the Inner Creation Mode (ICM) of your brain operation you can supercharge the programming by using your Imagination. The methodologies I teach clients access this mode in many ways. This is where neuroscience shows that your brain’s programs (as seen in neurons and synapses) literally change while you are doing these practices.

 

Start making changes

Start making your desired changes Now

Start today

Write out what you desire to have in a particular relationship in your life; career, romance, money, auto, home, service, etc
 Make it clear and simple statements that uplift your energy when you read them. Write them as if this is already how you are.

Read them regularly

Meditate and envision them being real.

Contact me when you want some help; skype, phone, google voice, in-person, whatever works.

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Taz - A Sweet Strong Spirited Companion

Taz a Spirited and Loved cat

My sweet strong spirited Taz. I love you.

Today, Wednesday, September 21, 2011 at about 5:30 pm cst
 Taz passed away.

October of 1994 or 1995 I was living in Port Hueneme, California; Oxnard, Ventura area. My housemate was Donna Vondera. It had been a year since Tidak had passed away from biting a poisonous spider. Tidak is Indonesian for the word Know and was part of one of my favorite sayings: tidak apa apa which literally means ‘know what what’. It was used to say ‘if god wills it will happen’.

Whenever I have a new animal I say different words to see what the pet responds to. I then zero in on their name. I tried all kinds of words when I first got him looking for his name. Different words I had learned living in different countries mixed with english words. It took a long time and one day I said you are just like a Tasmanian Devil. So I tried Taz. Each time he would perk up. So that fit his strength of spirit and he responded to it.

It was time for a new kitty. We went to the Ventura Pet Adoption clinic. They had two cats up for adoption. One was a fuzzy long hair cat that would stay in any position you put him in and let you hold him and did not resist. Then they brought it this gorgeous little white kitty full of spunk. He had a little bit of gold on the tips of his ears and tail. He was feisty. He did not accept being put into any position. His spirit was strong. They told me they had rescued him by a dumpster in the rain and estimated he was between five and six months old. So they said his birth would have been in June of that year. They told me that his tribe is Flame Point Siamese and that breed bonds to one person as its mother. He would need a lot of attention for at least six months and for that time it would be good to make sure someone was always around. And to make sure I spent the most time with him. Luckily Donna worked night shift so she could be there during the day.

I like a strong spirit so we left with this cute fiery white fur ball. They had me sign an agreement that he would be an indoor cat.

For most of his life he was like a dog to me. He would follow me from one room to another. He would make sure to lay within a few feet of me although he could only handle a little bit of physical closeness before he would jump out of my arms. It was an energy thing. He wanted to be in my energy field. If I went out of town for the night Andrew and others told me he would cry when I was gone.

His Spirit proved to be very strong. He would try to bite my finger when I shook it at him and said ‘no’. He would sit there and lap up water when I tried a water gun that is used to train most cats. Luckily, with that spirit, he came house trained.

In fact the first time I took a bath after I had him he climbed up on the edge of the tub and would play in the water with his paw. He always wanted to get in the tub/shower directly after I was out of it. He would stand next to the shower and let me drip water on him then use that to clean himself. Then there times he would sit in the tub and do his kitty prayer to the water spout god as he stared directly at where the water came out. Plus he would rub up against the water knob hoping to turn it on. Luckily he could not.

In California, I lived in a 3-story skinny house that was built on a small lot that was less than a mile from the ocean on the Port Hueneme strip of land jutting out into the ocean. As a kitten he would have made a ferocious neighborhood cat. He was muscular and over twenty pounds. But I had signed that agreement and I decided to keep that agreement. Cats are supposed to live a better and longer life when they are indoors. My two previous cats, Tidak and Mavro (greek word for black – he was a big shiny black cat), both died as a result of being outside. I grew up with cats on the farmland and was used to letting them be free. I decided I would keep Taz indoors.

Back to his strong spirit. He loved to swat the back of my heel when I was walking down the stairs. One time he did that one too many times. I grabbed him and put him right to my face and said: If you do that again I will take you back. That is the first time I realized that he understood me. He never ever swatted at my heel again. He heard me. That does not mean he did not ever show that spirit again. It is just that he stopped that behavior right then.

After I quit that corporate job I moved back to Austin. My friend, Mark, flew over from Denver to drive with me and Taz from California to Austin. I had a pet carrier. It was a funny scene… Taz was like the comic cat Garfield when I tried to put him in that carrier. All four legs went out so that he would not fit through the door. I would hold two of his legs and get them in but I could not get the other two in the opening. This was so funny; he was winning. I finally got him in the carrier and closed the door.

He howled and cried and made noises until I opened that door. Now, this is a cat who did not ever meow. Once I opened the door he would stay in the carrier
 just do not close that door. I had it where he could come sit on mine or Mark’s lap and then he’d go back into the carrier. Just do not close him out from what was happening.

When we stopped in Flagstaff, Arizona and checked into a hotel that did not allow animals. I snuck him into the room in the elevator in his carrier and under a big blanket. The next day we drove through Sedona and saw the beauty in that region. We did a couple of short hikes up to the magical energy vortexes that are in Sedona. Such beauty.

It is funny he never once meowed like cats do. I thought that was a natural part of being a cat but maybe he never heard his mother, since he was abandoned, and learned to do that??? Less than seven years ago I decided to meow to him a lot and to pretend I was talking to him. Maybe he would pick it up. He did. About a month or so after I started meowing to him often he made a little meow squeak. I really was his mother teaching him the cat ways 😉 He began to meow ever so often but never was a big talker. It seemed just to get my attention if his water was not fresh or his box needed cleaning.

A year and a half ago he lost his muscle mass and became a very thin cat. In the last couple of weeks it became obvious it was his time. Andrew and I took him to a vet hospital today. It was, of course, hard to do but best for him.

There are some spirits you remember throughout your life. Those spirits that touched you deeply. I remember one other pet with the same connection, my dog Tuffy who died while I lived overseas. The past seventeen years have been major change and ups and downs. Taz was there with me always. His spirit was sharp. He would come to me when I felt bad. He was that presence.

I know we are connected in our life travels. I know we will meet again. I expect him to become one of my stronger guides on the other side.

I love you Taz. I will think of you and feel your energy around me.

Happy trails.

Meow, Lamar

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Improve Your Life - Update Your Mind's Software

Focus, Believe & Achieve

Focus, Believe & Achieve

How does your mind work?

What are with all these thoughts?

What can we do about things in life that we want to change?

Are we destined to do it the way we do it now?

Components

The 3.1 pound mass in your skull is the brain, the physical organ that takes all inputs and directs and produces outputs in your body.

Your mind is your awareness of all these processes and is the avenue for you to gain more control and direction over these processes.

What we call thoughts are just electrical impulses in the brain.

In other words the brain is the physical organ of the mind. And the mind is the consciousness of the brain. For those who tend to ponder these things consider the chicken and egg paradox when it comes to the brain and mind 😉

At its base operation the brain is a biological computer. It takes input from the amazing intertwined systems that make up our physical body; the nervous system, respiratory system, endocrine system,  blood system, musculature system, on and on
 we have truly amazing bodies.

The importance of your brain

The way your brain is programmed is based on your family, education and life experiences. All that you have learned and experienced in life caused your brain to be programmed to do life they way you currently do it. The way you get up out of a chair is a brain program. The way you think/feel/behave in romantic relationships is a mental program. The way you hold a pen is a program. On and on…

Consider this: Every single act that you take, every thought you think and every feeling you feel is a result of the current mental programs running in your brain. Left unchanged people will experience their lives with the same thoughts/feelings/actions they have always had which yields the same life they have always had.

How do I make a change in my life?

If you want to have a different life, a different feeling, a different relationship or a different anything it takes new software for your brain. If you want to behave differently in a situation you need new brain software. If you want to have a different type of romantic relationship it takes new software to re-program your brain. It sounds simple and it is but how???

You can’t just go to amazon.com and buy new mental software? Or can you


When you need your annual antivirus/web protection software update for your computer what do you do? You can either go to the store to buy the new software or you can find it online to download it. Then you install it. Remember you can contact me to get the software since I still do some computer consulting; no shipping involved.

Find Software for the Life You Desire

Find Brain Software for the Life You Desire

Where do you go to get your new mental software that you want to program your brain with?

You get new software by making it up from the different inputs that are available. You can observe someone you know who has that type of relationship you desire to have. Notice what she says about it? How does she behave? What does he seem to think about himself when it comes to a relationship? What thoughts must someone be having who has the type of relationship you desire. Adopt these thoughts.

Remember that we are in relationship with every single thing, item, possession, animal and person in our life. We have relationships with them. AND we have relationships with ourself.

You can contact me to assist you in creating this new customized software. When someone comes to me we take a brief evaluation of what their experiences, thoughts, behaviors and feelings are in that particular relationship that he or she desires to change. Then you determine what you choose to think/feel/behave/experience in that relationship. We will turn these into affirmations and mental programs for you to use while awake, sleeping and meditating.

From this I create a custom piece of software for you using your chosen desires. I will guide you into the programming mode of your mind and will do the initial programming for you. This is recorded so that you can continue using this program regularly.

You will keep it up by carrying around your affirmations and using them. When you are awake and alert just read them once in awhile while imagining it to be real. As you wake up in the morning recall these affirmations while imagining this to be your life. As you are going to sleep do the same.

I will send you the audio recording of your new software programs that we record; MP3 file or a CD. You will listen to this regularly. You can listen to it as you are drifting off to sleep which will help to gear your mind to work for you while you are sleeping and dreaming.

Have Fun Re-Programming Your Brain & Mind

Have Fun Re-Programming Your Brain & Mind

Re-Programming using Both Modes of Brain Operation

Because your mind has at least two modes of operation getting new software installed takes more diligence than just putting in a CD on your computer. The primary mode that people are accustomed to is the Alert Action Mode where your senses are engaged and you are doing life. By reading affirmations regularly and imagining in this mode you help to make changes.

Supercharge your Affirmations

In the Inner Creation Mode of brain operation you can supercharge the programming by using your Imagination. In this customized mental audio program I guide you into this Inner Creation Mode which is an optimal frequency range for reprogramming. This is where neuroscience shows that your brain’s programs (as seen in neurons and synapses) literally change while you are doing this programming.

Start today

Write out what you desire to have in a particular relationship in your life; career, romance, money, auto, home, service, etc
 Make it clear and simple statements that uplift your energy when you read them.

Read them regularly

Meditate and envision them being real.

In fact you can just purchase new mental software.

I already have some CDs for certain goals people have. And I think it is much more powerful when the new software is customized for who you are and who you desire to be.

Contact me when you want some help; skype, phone, google voice, in-person, whatever works.

Mind Mastery Class this weekend

This class teaches you the specifics on how to

  • enter your optimal brain reprogramming zone
  • use specific steps to achieve specific outcomes
  • activate your intuitive/creative thought channel
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Saying 'I need...' is an Opportunity

 

Find a New Bridge to your Power

Find a New Bridge to your Personal Power

I need = actually means I need some help to activate a new potential within me.

I heard this concept from Rev. Dr. Michael Beckwith, founder of Agape International Spiritual Center. Then I took it deeper into my own experience.

When you say ‘I need’ (something). It really means that you need to activate that power within yourself. It is time to find your power in that area of life. And your spirit is reaching out asking someone for help to grow. What a different perspective from the norm?!

There are multiple mind-sets that different people come from when saying ‘I need…’ And it always means the same thing no matter how it is heard.

This ‘I need’ statement is said from the belief and the feeling that life is happening TO you. Actually, you are now in the doorway of a new opportunity to be guided into a new level of personal power and away from the societal norm of victim-hood. I understand this mind set very well. Having grown up in an alcoholic household where other dysfunctions happened I chose something very different in my early adulthood. I chose to purge that past and to learn better ways to manage myself and life. Having done this process of going from ‘I can’t’ to ‘I can’ many times I understand the inner process to transition into my power and away from my pain.

As Rev. Dr. Michael Bernard Beckwith says: Pain pushes until Vision pulls

It is difficult at times and even 20+ years after my Spiritual Awakening (which happened on the beautiful island of Bali, Indonesia) I have to catch that old mischievous thought pattern when it pops up once in a while.

Whac-a-mole your old thought patterns

Whac-a-mole old thought patterns to Establish New Thought patterns

Back when I first became aware of this and began the journey it was like a game of whac-a-mole. I would handle one area of life and then this belief that it was happening to me would pop up in another area of life. Then I would handle that one… and then it would pop up in another area of life… on and on. That is what we sign up for when we want to remove ourselves from the stream of normality and delve into our true nature and live the life we came here to live… not the life that others would have us live.

Then when someone has grown into their power and, for me, I have become an authority on personal growth, spiritual development, mental focus, stress management, etc via coaching, teaching, speaking, writing, et al, there will still be times when life feels like it is happening to us… once again. New opportunities to grow!

There is a song: Life is calling me a little bit deeper than before. (If I find a link I’ll connect it here)

This happened several  months ago in the biggest way it has ever occurred in my adult life with authorities attacking me, slandering me, people gossiping (talking about me and not to me), financial income disappeared without any warning and every single aspect in my life (except my partner and cat) became topsy-turvy. That is when the teacher, me, needed help which was not quick in forthcoming from friends and others, perhaps representing my stubbornness to not change? Perhaps representing time for upgrades in the friends department of my life?

From terror to peace

Sometimes the path seems lonely

Sometimes the path seems lonely

It really was a bad dream. Almost every person who I thought cared about me and was part of my friend, student or spiritual support system, whether I knew them for a few years or for a decade, would disappear when I reached out for help; one long-term person even attacked me with her partner’s help for having these problems in life. Blaming me for being down and kicking me through her projection of blame. Whew, this was turning into an additional lesson to develop my wisdom about friendships and who I extend my heart to. Plus a clear sign to go within myself to be led to the answers.

I knew where I needed to be in my mind/heart/nervous system set point but I could not find the way to get there by myself.  As I felt those old feelings of being consumed by other peoples’ crap and I felt as though I was drowning ‘under’ the old way of perceiving life I reached that point of proclaiming ‘I am not going to take it anymore!’

I AM NOT GOING TO TAKE IT ANYMORE!

That is when I finally reached out to a shaman friend, Joy, from New Zealand – lives in South America currently. It took her knowing for me, guiding me and using her skills for me to find a new and much deeper sense of personal power and to create a new self-identity from this new level of comprehension, depth and power.

Everyone in life plays their roles perfectly for us to grow into our True Selves

And to realize that EVERYONE in life plays their roles for me to find more personal power and for me to dig deeper within so that I rise above it. I had to claim this even for the antagonists, even the gossipers, even those who lied, even those friends who did not have the ability/willingness to help when needed, even the persons who promised help and did not deliver when I asked, even the head of an international training organization who slandered and attacked me as I kept finding ways to resolve things and sought peace with her, even the landlord whose home was a health hazard as determined by the city, even the previous spiritual support people who were not there, even… on and on…

Need a Hand Up the Mountain Climb

Need a Hand Up the Mountain Climb

I NEEDED help to find my new footing into a deeper and new level of life.

Life is always providing us opportunities to achieve our dreams

and to find our power. It is not always pretty and tidy.

Joy used her skills to hold my hand (via Skype) and take me through the process. I found it. Hallelujah!

It was then that I could stop saying ‘I need…’ Instead I could now proclaim ‘I have found a new self within me’ and begin to integrate this new perspective and new awareness to unleash this Universal power into my life. That is when things first began to turn around. It then continued to unfold as I integrated it into all those areas that simultaneously needed a life upgrade. It took a while to integrate because it was in so many areas of life (friends, supporters, self perception, home, finances, business, auto, etc). I was discovering how to come from this new self with Universal power in each affected area of life. It was time to do my inner work using these new skills and perspectives.

A long time ago I signed up for a life that was different from the societal norm.

In my late twenties I moved to Denver where two close friends had moved to. We did constant spiritual exploration together; reading, meditating, workshops, trying to channel, etc. We each committed within ourselves in our own ceremony that our individual primary commitment for the rest of life was to our personal growth and to the spirit inside us coming forth in life. I signed up for it and this is what it requires at times to achieve it.

Considering the situation that began in 2010, nine months later I am seeing the benefits beginning to show up in my external life. All that inner work is now causing external changes that reflect the new person inside. PLUS the greatest reward is that I feel like a different and new person. I am much wiser, my vision is much clearer and my service comes from a much deeper place within me.

Realizing the Healing Powers Within

Realizing the Healing Powers Within

This is what Personal Freedom feels like

I have such a profound change in life that I feel more empowered and capable; those aren’t even enough words to convey the deep swirling of energies that I now feel more constantly inside me. The conscious path may seem daunting or even impossible at times… And you can be guaranteed one thing: on the other side of the mountain climb lies the fields of glory where the rewards will be reaped for a lifetime.

And it all began with an ‘I need…’ statement that turned into a journey of a lifetime.

Now, to continue my journey, mission and purpose.

Thanks for reading/listening. Supportive questions and comments are welcome.

My blessing for you

May you find your way through the weeds of other peoples’ control over your life onto your own unique path to find your True and Authentic Self to unleash your Soul’s Dreams to be made manifest. May you hear the gentle and loving voice of your guidance to walk this path and proclaim to the world: I AM HERE AND I AM READY TO SHINE!

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A Hero To Yourself – from Science of Mind magazine

Science of Mind August 2011

Science of Mind Magazine August 2011

From the Science of Mind magazine Daily guides: Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Let’s dare to be ourselves, for we do that better than anyone else can.

– Shirley Briggs

I see that the future is bright with promise. It beckons me forward into a more complete realization of my own worth and my rightful place in the Universe. 

– The Science of Mind, page 246

My sister-in-law gave me a journal six months before I had set the date to go sky-diving for the first time. I was terrified of sky-diving, but committed to jumping as a means of overcoming fear. The title of the journal? Courage Every Day. My sister-in-law had no idea of my sky-diving plans.

The journal is full of courage-related quotes, and I’d like to share my favorites. Alfred Montapert wrote, “Welcome problems and eat them for breakfast.” Thinking we don’t have power to overcome is the victim’s stance. We are powerful beings, God in form, and God has our backs in every moment. There is no difficulty that we cannot rise above when we believe in ourselves and the One Power that is all of creation.

Richard Tate wrote, “Orville Wright didn’t have a pilot’s license.” What greater way to be a hero to yourself than to do something that has not been done before? Orville Wright didn’t know how to fly, but he figured it out. It is quite heroic to persevere through unknowns and uncertainty to do or be something new.

Mahatma Gandhi wrote, “There is a person now slumbering within us, which if awakened would do to evil what light does to darkness.” The slumbering person within us is awakened by consistent spiritual practice, elevating our own and all human consciousness above evil—it simply fades away into nothingness. Our most heroic acts are those that enable us to truly know ourselves in all our guts and glory.

affirmation

Knowing that God always has my back, I leap into the adventure that is my life. I am a hero in my own eyes.

———————

* I understand that some people may have a problem with the word ‘God’. The context here is It is the Quantum Energy and Intelligence that physicists tell us that we exist within. Some people refer to It as that Love Field of Energy around us and inside us. Or Source Energy, Universal Intelligence, Higher Power… Man has given it many names and each name comes from man’s own awareness of who he considers himself to be in the cosmology of life.
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Life Catalyst | Coaching & Guidance Into Your Good

Expand Your Self to BE Who You Are

Expand Your Self to BE Who You Are

Coaching is the art of skillfully guiding someone into obtaining what he/she desires to have in life while activating the different human systems that allow his/her greatness and goodness to manifest through his/her life.

Being a Life Catalyst comes from having obtained substantial depths in life so that I can guide you into new horizons within yourself. I am fortunate to have trained, learned, apprenticed and licensed in four major personal growth systems plus many minor ones. This allows me to perceive you and your desires from the multiple layers of life that make up your personal matrix system leading you into a more expansive and permanent change for the better.

This means I perceive multiple layers of what makes up a human including mental, physical, emotional, spiritual and energetics. Working on five and more layers simultaneously provides for a much deeper experience of who you are and who you want to be.

People hire me to work with them on any aspect of life, tangible and intangible, whether it be:

  • a goal to achieve
  • learning mental focus
  • achieving stress management real time
  • taming your mind
  • reducing certain medications
  • effectively apply different silva method techniques
  • learn deep meditation in just 3 hours
  • enhance and deepen inner awareness
  • spiritual mind treatment
  • spiritual coaching
  • gain control of your inner conscious states
  • time regression
  • healing
  • adjust your personal energetics
  • show you how to open and cleanse your personal energy centers
  • more… what do you want?
I have a Core Principle -> Life Skill Framework for what I offer:

In all that I do with my clients I will take you as deep within yourself as you need and/or willing to go in order to achieve a long-lasting change in life. I am so blessed to have been guided to learn many systems for 28+ years so that I can be a Holistic Presence to assist others in Activating their Potential into their life.

If you have an interest, contact me and we will schedule a free 20 minute session to get you started and to have a power-packed sample. Then, if you choose to, we will continue the session for just $50, an extreme discount.
Sessions are available in person, on the phone and via skype (with or without a webcam)
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Core Principles of Human Potential -> Corresponding Life Skills

Human Potential

Human Potential is Infinitely Unfolding to those with Curious Minds

To tap into the human potential is to explore the multiple layers that make up the human. Along the journey a person realizes that it is like going down the proverbial rabbit hole into a new world of wonder that exists within them self forever expansive, forever infinite, forever creative and forever a grand adventure.

This is a brief overview of Four Core Principles of Human Potential

Remember from science class that potential energy remains a potential until it is activated to become kinetic energy which is when it becomes an action in life. Our potential is the same. It resides as a potential until we Activate it to become an action in our life.

Below you will see the Core Principle (potential) on the left that -> (leads to) the Life Skill (kinetic – action) on the right.

Unleash Your Brain Power

Unleash Your Brain Power

* Principle of Human Potential: Brain Intelligence-> Life Skill: Directing Your Thoughts
It is more than valuable to tame your thoughts and direct them to chosen endeavors. It has been shown that effective self-direction leads to greater mental focus, increases creative thoughts and leads to a major reduction in physical, mental and emotional stresses.

Medical Science tells us that 90% of illnesses are directly caused by persisting levels of stress in our human system. And we know that at least 90% of all problems in life are occurring because of internal persisting stresses (mentally, emotionally, energetically) that prevent the natural good from coming into our life.

To know how to direct our thoughts is actually a fundamental  life skill for any person who wishes to live a life beyond their norm. This is part of my repertoire.

Tools for this include Deliberate Creative Visualization, Optimal Imagination, Mental Focus and Stress Management.

And we are so much more than just our Brains and thoughts. There are layers available to each of us that are beneath our mental perceptions fundamentally occurring within and through us. Direction of our thoughts leads to the ability to direct these forces BUT is mostly submissive to most of the other principles.

Your Riches exist within you Waiting for you to Tap It

Your Riches exist within you Waiting for you to Tap It

* Principle of Human Potential: Heart Intelligence -> Life Skill: Identifying Your Heart’s Sensory Signals
Science has now shown that our organs contain neurons, which are the make-up of our brains that lead to our ability to make mental decisions. The poets and romantics have said for ages that we should follow our hearts. I add to that “while maintaining a balanced input from all of our sensory inputs.” Each person’s heart is a unique layer of valuable guidance available to help them navigate to a better and better life.

The Heart’s Sensory Signals are always occurring within our Human System. To be able to identify the heart signals, listen to them and then make wise decisions using the heart’s input helps people to live a life beyond their norm. This training is part of my repertoire.

Tools for this include Emotional Management, Universal Love Meditation, Self-Direction on Heart Attunement, Life GPS.

Intuition is a Thought Process Leading to Infinite Potential

Intuition is a Thought Process Leading to Infinite Potential

* Principle of Human Potential: Intuitive Intelligence -> Life Skill: Hearing & Directing Your Intuition
Dr. Michael Gershon is picking up on research begun in the early 1900s about how our gastro-intestinal system provides us feedback on much more than just what we eat 😉 His book is The Second Brain.

The intuition can come from sensations in the guts and from unexpected and instantaneous KNOWING thoughts. A person can train their brains to receive intuitive thoughts directly from this energetic channel on cue. This training is part of my repertoire.

Tools for this include Creative Visualization, Expansive Imagination, Taming the Logical Chatter.

Life is an Unfolding Process of Evolving into your Greatest Good

Life is an Unfolding Process of Evolving into your Greatest Good

* Principle of Human Potential: Quantum Intelligence -> Life Skill: Tapping Your I AM Intelligence
Quantum physicists tell us that every person, rock, animal, cloud, waterway, tree – everything – is different levels of vibrating quantum energy. This includes all of life, seen and unseen. Quantum energy contains quantum intelligence. Just like we know that in each of our cells is all the intelligence to recreate our human form.

It is a progressive process to train yourself to have the skill to identify, hear and direct the multitudes of quantum energies – Quantum Intelligence – that make up who you are. This is accomplished by working directly with the Laws of Life including Oneness, Creativity, Law of Attraction, Reciprocal Universe, An Abundant Universe and much more.

Learning these are what many will consider walking a Spiritual Path. Learning these leads to an expanded Cosmology in your MIND.

As we accept that we are not separate from our Source/Quantum Intelligence – and that we cannot be nor can ever be separate – our life will unfold more and more into being a life that reflects abundance, good, creativity, living your passion and achieving your goals. These skills lead to an advanced state of living life. This is part of my repertoire.

Tools for this include Contemplative Meditation, Visual Expansion of Self, A Freed Mind & Imagination.

Mind Technology | Wisdom, Education and Research for Better Living

Mind Technology | Wisdom, Education and Research for Better Living

* Principle of Human Potential: MIND Intelligence -> Life Skill: Living Your True Nature

Our MIND encompasses all of the above principles working within our Personal Matrix in synchronous unison intently for us to have our highest good and to live our highest life. As a person works with these Core Principles of Human Potential their Mastery of Life increases through the proper use of these new Life Skills.

This continuously unfolding of our MIND’s Intelligence results in a Resetting of Your Human System to a new Set Point so that you can live a Better and Better Life.

Tools for this include the Visioning Process, Finding Inner Answers.

Your MIND has Access to all your need, want and desire, right NOW

Your MIND has Access to all your need, want and desire, right NOW

* Principle of Human Potential: Quantum Matrix -> Life Skill: Collective & Synchronous Power

As we find our power through these inward focused principles and life skills we begin to sense a collective consciousness and tap into our passion and mission on this planet. You are now ready to take your unfolding personal power to work with others to achieve a greater good on this planet, as you are directed to do and to be.

One tool for this is the MasterMind Process.

Contact Me for assistance, questions and comments

Contact Me for assistance, questions and comments

Contact me if you are interested in any of these services, want me to do a few-hour experiential presentation to your group or if you want to sponsor me to come to your city, state, country.

References

Another book I want to mention is by a man I have met: The bestselling How God Changes Your Brain by Mark Robert Waldman. It is a game changer for life. The neuroscience proves that a simple few minutes practiced daily for 8 weeks increases your brain capacity by 40% and more in different abilities. Go there and see him speak and his other 11+ books: http://www.markrobertwaldman.com/

These principles are some of the fundamental aspects of the Mind Technology Learning System through classes, coaching, speaking, etc… Contact me for services and questions – and with comments.

© Copyright 2009-2011 by Lamar L. Irwin, Mind Technology

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Intellectual Freedom, Carpe Diem and Be True to Yourself

Dead Poet's Society Movie Poster

Dead Poet's Society Movie Poster

 

To Be Read At The Opening
of D. P. S. Meetings

I went to the woods because I
wanted to live deliberately…
I wanted to live deep and suck
out all the marrow of life!
To put to rout all that was not life…
And not, when I came to die, discover
that I had not lived…

H.D.T

D.P.S

This is from the book of poetry Five Centuries of Verse that is used in the Dead Poet’s Society meetings. These are certain lines pulled from “Walden” by Henry David Thoreau.  The original poem and 3 others from the film are at: http://www.peterweircave.com/dps/verse.html

This is one of my most recommended movies to watch for those who desire to live from the depths of life and to experience the awesome-ness while here on the planet.

We watched this movie Dead Poet’s Society the other night. I have seen it several times but it had been a while. I was re-inspired in the best of ways.

Dead Poet's Society - Robin Williams

Dead Poet's Society - Robin Williams

I was reminded of these 3 important intents for life:

  • Develop and use Intellectual Freedom
  • Carpe Diem, Seize the Day
  • Be True to Yourself

Change is possible at any time of life. What is required is simple. Focus upon these intents regularly which will stir your thoughts, your perceptions of your life and increase your depth of self awareness. This will then allow new thoughts to come into your consciousness. Rest with them like you smell a good wine. Savor them like the first  sip of a fine wine on your palette.  And sense the new energies as they begin to stir within your personal matrix.

In Brief:

It is a quietly powerful movie with Robin Williams playing the teacher, Mr. Keating, who has enough awareness of himself and of life to use unorthodox teaching methods in a stodgy private school where parents send their boys to become what parents and society expects of them. Mr. Keating helps each boy open their minds and hearts, find their own intellectual freedom, take action to explore their lives, dare to stretch and expand their experiences in life. It is especially beautiful how he ‘pulls’ out the depths of one boy who is so self loathing and afraid of life that he just observes everyone. During the movie he transforms into more of his true self. A metamorphosis.

Several of these students resurrect the Dead Poet’s Society which ends up running afoul of the stodginess and expectations of the old people who “know what is best for each of the boys”. This is such a beautiful portrayal of life and possibilities with the boys awakening and resisting. It takes you through and into the depths and rewards of intellectual freedom and authenticity with a powerful heart.

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