I met Matthew through his brother Stephen, with whom I used to work. Matthew follows a non-denominational spiritual path guided by music, meditation and tai chi. He believes in the importance developing presence and inner peace for fulfilling ones purpose in life.
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William is a very gifted visual artist whom I met at the University of Waterloo. We were in different programs, but we were neighbours. His depth and sensitivity made a deep impression on me even then. I’m glad to have reconnected.
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SanathaVihari Losangeles is a Theravada Buddhist monk from Sarathchandra Buddhist Center in Los Angeles California. He stumbled upon my podcast and reached out to put me in touch with some Canadian Buddhists. He’s a bright young man with a sunny disposition.
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I saw a video of Kavneet Singh speaking about Sikhism on YouTube. I reached out to him and he agreed to speak to me about his faith. I used to live beside the Gurdwara Nanak Darbar Community Center Sikh Temple, and have always admired the Sikh people.
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Nicky runs the Westminster Satanism Meetup in Colorado. As far as I know, she is the first Theistic Satanist I have ever encountered. I came to Catholicism via Atheistic Satanism but I now renounce Satan and all his pomps and works, so help me God.
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I’ve known Ursula for a few years now, but this is the first time we sat down to chat, just the two of us. It was interesting getting a little peek into her worldview, but I suspect that this interview is little more than a hasty snapshot of a moving target.
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I met Irina through a mutual friend at a Laurie Anderson concert in 1995. She has always been a free spirit, and a very kind and gentle woman. She works as a doula, which means that she assists and supports mothers through childbirth.
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Sharon is a Raelian Guide. I heard her speak at the Raelian Gathering where I first met and interviewed another Guide, André Julien. I requested this second interview because I enjoyed meeting everyone that I met there. I was warmly received once again.
Continue reading “Catholic vs. Other – 2017-04-22 – Sharon Shanti”
I met Chris Dyer at a potluck back in the 1990s. We clicked because we had both been initiated into the same Sikh meditation cult: “Science of the Soul Incorporated.” Chris is a talented, devoted, and successful artist, and a kind soul.
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