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Welcome to some personal history plus an attic-load of false creative starts!

  But the real goal of this website is more audacious:

I want to help your head into a glimpse of ultimate truth

It sounds trite and arrogant to state it up front like this, but here goes:

Fifty-nine years ago, at age 18, I was given a


  So now I'm 77 years old.  Looking back over those 59 years, I can assure you:  that one brief encounter as a flat-topped nerd in 1958 has exercised a crucial influence over the subsequent course of my life. For about the first twenty years it made me a little crazy.  I've been an outlaw and a libertine.   I've also been a well-credentialed model citizen - more lately even a respected Sunday School teacher.   From a drugged-out hippie biker-scum doing yoga and raising reverb hell on a Fender solid-body a bespectacled Grandpa entering into child-like "let's pretends" with little ones again.  I've been there - and back.

 But as to the crucial influence thing:  With Solomon, I have sought "with all my getting" to GET UNDERSTANDINGCareer opportunities literally by the dozen have fallen by the wayside.  I've drawn paychecks as a college teacher, house-painter, film-maker, uranium mine laborer, motorcycle mechanic, public information officer, carpenter, cabinet-maker, lab technician... But these were just the "accidents," the submerged rocks that somehow always appeared beneath my feet as I leapt ahead in mad-dash pursuit of that precious prize:




The central goal of this site is to pass the kernel of that hard-won wisdom on to you. Because it's still true, in ways most of us can scarcely guess:  

"You shall know the truth, and the truth shall set you free."



For a site overview, it is recommended that you scan the Contents page.  Otherwise, simply begin at the Narrow Gate.   May the eyes of your heart be opened!

This page was last updated on 07/04/17

While we look not at the things which are seen, but at the things which are not seen: for the things which are seen are temporal; but the things which are not seen are eternal.


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