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Might Selfistry be the Back-to-School Experience for You?

Selfistry is not for you if you want a quick fix. It’s also not for you if you believe that you’re one with the Universe and therefore can manifest anything you want simply by changing your thoughts. **If you do believe this, you’ve been poisoned by elements in the New Age philosophy and likely need some detoxing first.**

Selfistry is not for you if you’re looking for somebody to tell you what to do or do it for you, like a priest or a guru. If you do want this, you’re probably still holding on to a dying paradigm that promises you salvation via an intermediary. **And though there may be some fantastic gurus still around providing access to such a road, I am not one of them.**

Born out of my personal exploration, experimentation, realization, and embodiment of what I know to be true, Selfistry is sensible spirituality. It provides a reliable map of the human experience, tools for navigating skillfully through the terrain of life, and support along the way.

Selfistry is the guidance I wish I had when I was twenty-two, and is for people who do not experience a sense of belonging or meaning in traditional religious or spiritual structures, but instead have a deep sense of awe and curiosity about the magnificence of life and their unique human potential.

Over the last fifty years the global landscape has been transformed at a startling pace. Cultural values, religious paradigms, and points of view have crossed borders, cross pollinated, and cross bred. We live in a dynamic, fast paced, mega stimulating world — one that holds promise of unification and a co-creative potential, but is also being ravaged by radical political unrest, at least one pandemic, and unprecedented climate events.

Given all of this …

How does a thoughtful, passionate, and sincere person navigate making choices in life? How does one discern what is right for them: the right job, the right partner, the right place to live, the right food to eat, even the right gender to identify as?

For thousands of years most humans believed God or gods was/were up there — separate and in charge — telling them what to do. Over time, another perspective emerged saying there is only God (also called Formlessness, Emptiness, Spirit) and therefore humans are either God or an illusion generated by that Higher Power. Modern culture has essentially been trapped between these two polarizing world-views: Either I need to follow some authority outside of myself (whether it’s God or my parents or my peers), or I need to diminish myself, or I should just do whatever I want because I am not real anyway.

Selfistry proposes that none of these views reflect the totality of what is likely to be true. And both of them are real perspectives, worthy of understanding and consideration.

A learning journey with Selfistry is an opportunity to discover for yourself if what I just said is true for you or not.

In other words, Selfistry creates the conditions for you to become your own authority on the most important questions of your life.

Such as …

What gives my life meaning?
How do I discern between right and wrong?
What is death?

Selfistry is for you if you are **in tune with this moment in time** and with how previous world views are colliding with our modern world, and new, integrative views are emerging. If you don’t believe this millennium is heralding Armageddon or the second coming of Christ, then you are likely living in the wondering, and the emergence of a world we cannot yet imagine or see.

Selfistry is for you if you view these times as **a calling**, invoking in you a sense of obligation and urgency … an opportunity to wake up to the magnitude of the joy and responsibility that being a human provides you.

Selfistry is for you if you are interested in participating in a **culture of humans** who value deep listening, alignment with genuine values, and a radical embodiment that includes nature as an informant for right living and a healthy lifestyle.

Selfistry is for you if you feel the urgency to solve big planetary problems, to invent creative alternatives for the resources we have nearly fully exploited, and to relate to one another in loving, inclusive, and creative ways.

Selfistry is for you if you realize that the last three things I just said demand your authenticity, not your conformity. There will be no “right” way for everybody to show up for these times. Identifying your unique offering and finding your place of belonging during this period in human history will take your dedicated attention and intention. There is no right way. Only your way.

Selfistry is about claiming your personal authenticity and growing the collective sanity of humanity.

Sound good?

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