Its been a few years since I put time into this site. I needed a new computer, which I’ve just plugged in a week ago, to make the technology work properly. I needed time to settle in after the move to the Sunshine Coast after my retirement from law enforcement. I’m now on the faculty […]
I’ve got the Order a WebEx system now to help us with meetings and training. I’ve started training members in its use. If you haven’t had a familiarization session yet, please contact me to run through it with you.
I’ve become a faculty member of Amber K’s Ardantane School of Magic, and in January 2016 I […]
A friend whom I wanted to see was in bad financial shape. I know that he likes a particular restaurant, and so I offered to buy his lunch there. He responded “I don’t take charity.”
I responded that I wasn’t planning on giving him charity, and that I expected someday for him to help another friend […]
“Justice” may be one of the trickier concepts in our Code of Chivalry. Not only do people not agree on how it should be defined- Merriam-Webster’s online dictionary contains 8 related but not identical definitions for the word- but how justice is to be applied differes widely. Robert Heinlein discussed in The Number of the […]
I went through all of the lessons today doing minor corrections and updates. I also added an updated “Guide to Caer Paladin” on the Lesson Page. Please check it out.
I have talked about truth before, in my essay on developing the ability to see the truth in all matters. In it, I talk about the different truths that we perceive- subjective and objective truths- that are often very different. As Knights, we offer ourselves to stand in the way of danger, to defend those […]
By now, it’s probably apparent from my essays that I take little at face value and rarely take the direct approach to any issue. The discussion of perseverance is no different, I’m afraid! It is important to understand that any part of our Code of Chivalry has a converse.
Without perseverance, it is rather difficult to […]
July 29, 2014
There are many words that the general public gets wrong. Ambivalence, for example. Most people think that “ambivalence” means “I don’t know what I’m feeling.” In fact, it means “feeling two separate emotions at the same time.” Often, this leads to not being able to separate the two, but that uncertainty is […]
I just added a number of new instructional videos on energy work to the YouTube channel:
Drawing in Chi