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    I know I have posted many of these videos in different places over the years on Avalon but I wanted them all here together to make it all effortless to find. There are 21 keys to inspiration and one of these is watching/reading uplifting movies/documentaries and books.

    Dr. John Kitchin quit a medical career to pursue his passion: skating along the boardwalk of San Diego's Pacific Beach. He calls himself "Slomo." How can one being be so happy all the time? This is so poignant...

    "Do what you want to"


    Slomo: The Man Who Skated Right Off the Grid | Op-Docs | The New York Times

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    An accidental genius....

    In 2002, Jason Padgett was the victim of a vicious beating outside a karaoke bar in Tacoma, Washington. Upon regaining consciousness, Padgett’s sight was forever altered by a condition called acquired savant syndrome. The brain trauma opened his eyes to an entirely new world—one filled with patterns and strobes, like a stop-motion film. This is a fascinating story into the hidden power of the mind and one man’s inspiring tale of courage and personal triumph.


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    This wonderful soul has been blind since birth. He has never been able to see but he can paint in perspective. How is this possible?


    Esref Armagan the blind man that can paint

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    Someone once said to me, cleanliness is godliness.

    I came across this recently...


    Folding Your Clothes Neatly: Why Is It Important?
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    I was inspired on so many levels of my being here.

    Tony Riddle shares his life story here. He is a barefoot runner who is also a natural lifestyle coach.

    Just some brief points about what he covered:
    • How his life started - he had a foot deformity
    • How he turned his life around
    • Groundliving
    • EC communication (Elimination communication) - Something I practiced with my son
    • How to run barefoot (his feet are jelly soft!)
    • "Get back to nature". Avalonians have probably heard me refer to this at least once or twice





    Rewild Your Life: Tony Riddle | Rich Roll Podcast

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    The reason I'm including this in here is that I have been collecting and using Japanese hand tools whilst working on finishing my house. I am so inspired by these hands tools, they are so efficient and effective and quiet that it almost seems obscene to ever consider using powertools again. Of course powertools have their place but Japanese craftmanship; oh my! Something to aspire to...


    Building Without Nails The Genius of Japanese Carpentry
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    I feel inspired just looking at this pottery. These masters are reviving the Korean Ceramic Tradition


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    The wayseer manifesto.

    Available on iTunes
    ATTENTION: All you rule-breakers, you misfits and troublemakers - all you free spirits and pioneers - all you visionaries and non-conformists …

    Everything that the establishment has told you is wrong with you - is actually what's right with you.

    You see things others don't. You are hardwired to change the world. Unlike 9 out of 10 people - your mind is irrepressible - and this threatens authority. You were born to be a revolutionary.

    You can't stand rules because in your heart you know there's a better way.

    You have strengths dangerous to the establishment - and it wants them eliminated, So your whole life you've been told your strengths were weaknesses

    Now I'm telling you otherwise. Your impulsivity is a gift - impulses are your key to the miraculous,

    Your distractibility - is an artifact of your inspired creativity,
    Your mood swings - reflect the natural pulse of life, they give you unstoppable energy when you're high and deep soulful insight when you're low,

    Been diagnosed with a "disorder"? That's society's latest way to deny it's own illness by pointing the finger at you. Your addictive personality is just a symptom of your vast underused capacity for heroic, creative expression and spiritual connection.

    Your utter lack of repression, your wide eyed idealism, your unmitigated open mind - didn't anyone ever tell you?!

    These are the traits shared by the greatest pioneers and visionaries and innovators, revolutionaries, procrastinators and drama queens, activists on the social scene, space cadets and mavericks, philosophers and derelicts, business suits flying fighter jets, football stars and sex addicts, celebrities with ADD, alcoholics who seek novelty, first responders - prophets and saints, mystics and change agents.
    We are - all - the same - you know
    'cuz we're all affected by the way
    We are - all - the same - you know
    'cuz we're all attracted to the flame.
    You know in your heart that there's a natural order, something more sovereign than any man-made rules or laws could ever express.

    This natural order is called "the Way.”

    The Way is the eternal substrate of the cosmos. It guides the very current of time and space. The Way is known by some as the Will of God, Divine Providence, the Holy Spirit, the implicate order, the Tao, reverse-entropy, life-force, but for now we'll simply call it "the Way."

    The Way is reflected in you as the source of your inspiration, the source of your passions, your wisdom, your enthusiasm, your intuition, your spiritual fire. Love. The Way takes the chaos out of the Universe and breathes life into it. Giving it divine order. The Way, when expressed by the mind, is genius, when perceived through the eyes is beauty, when felt through the senses is grace, when allowed into the heart ... is love.

    Most people cannot sense the Way directly. But then there are the Wayseers. The keepers of the flame. Wayseers have an unexplainable knack for just knowing the Way. They sense it in their very being. They can't tell you why or how they arrived at the right answer. They just know it in their core. They can't show their work. So don't ask. Their minds simply resonate with the Way. When the Way is present, so are they.

    While others are blind to it, and society begs you to ignore it, "the Way" stirs you inside. Neurological repression blocks most people's awareness of the Way - censoring all thoughts and impulses from the unconscious is their prefrontal cortex - the gestapo of the brain -  nothing which violates its socialized programming even gets through; but your mind is different.

    Your mind has been cracked wide open to the Way - by some miraculous genetic trait, some psychotropic chemical or maybe even by the will of your soul, your brain's reward pathways have been hijacked - dopamine employed to overthrow the fascist dictatorship of your prefrontal cortex - now your brain is free of repression, your mind free of censorship, your awareness exposed to the turbulent seas of the unconscious. Through this open doorway divine light shines into your consciousness showing you the Way.

    This is what makes you a Wayseer.

    90% of human civilization is populated with those who's brains are blocked to the Way.  Their brains are hardwired to enforce the social programming indoctrinated since birth. Unlike you they cannot break out of this programming, because they have not yet experienced the necessary revolution of mind.

    These programmed people take social institutions and rules very seriously. Society is full of games programmed to keep peoples' minds occupied so they will not revolt. These games often cause sick fixations on peculiar protocols, power structures, taboos and domination - all subtle forms of human bondage. This distinct form of madness is not only tolerated by the masses but insisted upon. The programmed ones believe in rules so forcefully they become willing to destroy anyone who violates them.

    Wayseers are the ones who call their bluff.  

    Since Wayseer minds are free to reject social programming, Wayseers readily see social institutions for what they are - imaginary games.  Wayseers comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable. Helping those who are lost in these games and refuse to help themselves is a calling of many Wayseers. Since Wayseers are the ones who keep contact with the original source of reality - they are able to disrupt societal conventions and even governments to realign humanity with the Way.

    The Wayseers are an ancient lineage. A kind of priesthood - carriers of the flame - ones "in the know."  There must always be Wayseers to reform the dizzying psychotic spinning wheels of society - giant mindless hamster wheels obscuring the pure blue sky, keeping humanity shackled in a darkened cage - so Wayseers are called - to shed light on the madness of society - to continually resurrect the timeless transcendent Spirit of Truth.

    Wayseers reveal this divine truth by devoting themselves to the birth of some creative or disruptive act expressed through art or philosophy, innovations to shake up industry, revolutions for democracy, coups that topple hypocrisy, movements of solidarity, changes that leave a legacy, rebellions against policy, spirit infused technology, moments of clarity, things that challenge barbarity, watersheds of sincerity, momentous drives for charity.
    We are - all - the same - you know
    'cuz we're all affected by the way
    We are - all - the same - you know
    'cuz we're all attracted to the flame.

    This is your calling, Wayseer. 

    You've found your tribe. 


    Welcome home. ♡

    Available on iTunes


    Spanish version:

    EL VIDEO QUE NO QUIEREN QUE MIREMOS !!!


    SI TODOS PUDIERAN SENTIR PARA LO QUE REALMENTE VENIMOS A ESTA VIDA QUE DISTINTAS SERIAN LAS COSAS,TANTAS COSAS ABARCA "TODOS SOMOS LO MISMO" ENTRE OTRAS COSAS NO PODRIAMOS JUZGAR AL OTRO,ESE TIEMPO LO USARIAMOS PARA MIRARNOS A NOSOTROS MISMOS, Y LO PRINCIPAL,(CAMBIAR LO QUE HACEMOS MAL).MUCHA GENTE NO PUEDE ENTENDER ESTE VIDEO Y PIENSAN QUE ES ALGO EN CONTRA DE LA PAZ,CUANDO EN REALIDAD ES TODO LO CONTRARIO.
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    The wayseer manifesto.

    Available on iTunes
    ATTENTION: All you rule-breakers, you misfits and troublemakers - all you free spirits and pioneers - all you visionaries and non-conformists …

    Everything that the establishment has told you is wrong with you - is actually what's right with you.

    You see things others don't. You are hardwired to change the world. Unlike 9 out of 10 people - your mind is irrepressible - and this threatens authority. You were born to be a revolutionary.

    You can't stand rules because in your heart you know there's a better way.

    You have strengths dangerous to the establishment - and it wants them eliminated, So your whole life you've been told your strengths were weaknesses

    Now I'm telling you otherwise. Your impulsivity is a gift - impulses are your key to the miraculous,

    Your distractibility - is an artifact of your inspired creativity,
    Your mood swings - reflect the natural pulse of life, they give you unstoppable energy when you're high and deep soulful insight when you're low,

    Been diagnosed with a "disorder"? That's society's latest way to deny it's own illness by pointing the finger at you. Your addictive personality is just a symptom of your vast underused capacity for heroic, creative expression and spiritual connection.

    Your utter lack of repression, your wide eyed idealism, your unmitigated open mind - didn't anyone ever tell you?!

    These are the traits shared by the greatest pioneers and visionaries and innovators, revolutionaries, procrastinators and drama queens, activists on the social scene, space cadets and mavericks, philosophers and derelicts, business suits flying fighter jets, football stars and sex addicts, celebrities with ADD, alcoholics who seek novelty, first responders - prophets and saints, mystics and change agents.
    We are - all - the same - you know
    'cuz we're all affected by the way
    We are - all - the same - you know
    'cuz we're all attracted to the flame.
    You know in your heart that there's a natural order, something more sovereign than any man-made rules or laws could ever express.

    This natural order is called "the Way.”

    The Way is the eternal substrate of the cosmos. It guides the very current of time and space. The Way is known by some as the Will of God, Divine Providence, the Holy Spirit, the implicate order, the Tao, reverse-entropy, life-force, but for now we'll simply call it "the Way."

    The Way is reflected in you as the source of your inspiration, the source of your passions, your wisdom, your enthusiasm, your intuition, your spiritual fire. Love. The Way takes the chaos out of the Universe and breathes life into it. Giving it divine order. The Way, when expressed by the mind, is genius, when perceived through the eyes is beauty, when felt through the senses is grace, when allowed into the heart ... is love.

    Most people cannot sense the Way directly. But then there are the Wayseers. The keepers of the flame. Wayseers have an unexplainable knack for just knowing the Way. They sense it in their very being. They can't tell you why or how they arrived at the right answer. They just know it in their core. They can't show their work. So don't ask. Their minds simply resonate with the Way. When the Way is present, so are they.

    While others are blind to it, and society begs you to ignore it, "the Way" stirs you inside. Neurological repression blocks most people's awareness of the Way - censoring all thoughts and impulses from the unconscious is their prefrontal cortex - the gestapo of the brain -  nothing which violates its socialized programming even gets through; but your mind is different.

    Your mind has been cracked wide open to the Way - by some miraculous genetic trait, some psychotropic chemical or maybe even by the will of your soul, your brain's reward pathways have been hijacked - dopamine employed to overthrow the fascist dictatorship of your prefrontal cortex - now your brain is free of repression, your mind free of censorship, your awareness exposed to the turbulent seas of the unconscious. Through this open doorway divine light shines into your consciousness showing you the Way.

    This is what makes you a Wayseer.

    90% of human civilization is populated with those who's brains are blocked to the Way.  Their brains are hardwired to enforce the social programming indoctrinated since birth. Unlike you they cannot break out of this programming, because they have not yet experienced the necessary revolution of mind.

    These programmed people take social institutions and rules very seriously. Society is full of games programmed to keep peoples' minds occupied so they will not revolt. These games often cause sick fixations on peculiar protocols, power structures, taboos and domination - all subtle forms of human bondage. This distinct form of madness is not only tolerated by the masses but insisted upon. The programmed ones believe in rules so forcefully they become willing to destroy anyone who violates them.

    Wayseers are the ones who call their bluff.  

    Since Wayseer minds are free to reject social programming, Wayseers readily see social institutions for what they are - imaginary games.  Wayseers comfort the disturbed and disturb the comfortable. Helping those who are lost in these games and refuse to help themselves is a calling of many Wayseers. Since Wayseers are the ones who keep contact with the original source of reality - they are able to disrupt societal conventions and even governments to realign humanity with the Way.

    The Wayseers are an ancient lineage. A kind of priesthood - carriers of the flame - ones "in the know."  There must always be Wayseers to reform the dizzying psychotic spinning wheels of society - giant mindless hamster wheels obscuring the pure blue sky, keeping humanity shackled in a darkened cage - so Wayseers are called - to shed light on the madness of society - to continually resurrect the timeless transcendent Spirit of Truth.

    Wayseers reveal this divine truth by devoting themselves to the birth of some creative or disruptive act expressed through art or philosophy, innovations to shake up industry, revolutions for democracy, coups that topple hypocrisy, movements of solidarity, changes that leave a legacy, rebellions against policy, spirit infused technology, moments of clarity, things that challenge barbarity, watersheds of sincerity, momentous drives for charity.
    We are - all - the same - you know
    'cuz we're all affected by the way
    We are - all - the same - you know
    'cuz we're all attracted to the flame.

    This is your calling, Wayseer. 

    You've found your tribe. 


    Welcome home. ♡

    Available on iTunes


    Spanish version:

    EL VIDEO QUE NO QUIEREN QUE MIREMOS !!!


    SI TODOS PUDIERAN SENTIR PARA LO QUE REALMENTE VENIMOS A ESTA VIDA QUE DISTINTAS SERIAN LAS COSAS,TANTAS COSAS ABARCA "TODOS SOMOS LO MISMO" ENTRE OTRAS COSAS NO PODRIAMOS JUZGAR AL OTRO,ESE TIEMPO LO USARIAMOS PARA MIRARNOS A NOSOTROS MISMOS, Y LO PRINCIPAL,(CAMBIAR LO QUE HACEMOS MAL).MUCHA GENTE NO PUEDE ENTENDER ESTE VIDEO Y PIENSAN QUE ES ALGO EN CONTRA DE LA PAZ,CUANDO EN REALIDAD ES TODO LO CONTRARIO.
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    Constance and Paula, I have not yet listened to this video, but I DO have first hand experience of this technique being applied to me, in what was the most intense journey of my life.

    I was badgered, deliberately confused and yes, tortured.

    I won't go in to the "who" of it because it encompasses so much.

    I want to offer this. The way out is through oneself. I mean you have to be very pure in your intent, with all interactions and sure of your own thoughts and sanity.

    I'm not explaining it well, but the way out is through. And then there is a breakthrough and then they can't break you. No one or no thing can, if you just hold fast.

    Constance, you are a powerful inspiration. Paula, you have the heart of an angel.
    "The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what we share with someone when we are uncool." From the movie "Almost Famous""l "Let yourself stand cool and composed before a million universes." Walt Whitman

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    Quote Posted by Valerie Villars (here)
    Constance and Paula, I have not yet listened to this video, but I DO have first hand experience of this technique being applied to me, in what was the most intense journey of my life.

    I was badgered, deliberately confused and yes, tortured.

    I won't go in to the "who" of it because it encompasses so much.

    I want to offer this. The way out is through oneself. I mean you have to be very pure in your intent, with all interactions and sure of your own thoughts and sanity.

    I'm not explaining it well, but the way out is through. And then there is a breakthrough and then they can't break you. No one or no thing can, if you just hold fast.

    Constance, you are a powerful inspiration. Paula, you have the heart of an angel.
    Thank you for sharing Val. I very much appreciate it. Paula, keep up the great work Let me know if I have got the essence of what you are saying here right Val. When you have a true sense of self, ie your inner being and your intentions are pure, you can be beyond all influence.

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    I'm forever grateful to Gabor Mate for his work.

    I first watched this video years ago but I do occasionally revisit it because it helps me to understand so many things around the human condition. In particular it helped me to understand why we have immature adults, why parents need to matter more than peers, and last but not least, why children act out. My apologies for the quality of the video.

    Gabor has also written a book with Gordon Neufeld called, Hold onto your kids, why parents need to matter more than peers.


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    John Taylor Gatto will be forever one of my heroes because his work has created generations of inspired homeschoolers.
    One of the most compelling arguments I have read for homeschooling came from one of his books called Dumbing us down, the hidden curriculum of Compulsory schooling. You can also find it as a free pdf here.


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    Whilst I am still on the topic of education, I want to make a mention of Charlotte Iserbyt. Charlotte was a senior former advisor for the department of education and her father, a member of the infamous skull and cross bones. She wrote a book called The Deliberate Dumbing Down of America.

    Charlotte Iserbyt had this to say about her interview: This interview took place in 2000 or 2001. The person who interviewed me did a fabulous job! I consider this interview "one of the" if not "the most important" I have ever done, especially today, in 2016.


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    I was completely inspired by little Felicity. What blows me away is that in part 2, she is also reading Chinese characters.
    I'm aware that there is a Steiner philosophy that says that we shouldn't be teaching our children to read before they are seven because they need to develop fine motor skills first but what if that child has already developed the fine motor skills (eg. my son. He was holding a pencil like pro at the age of six months and was drawing like a madman and basically hasn't stopped) and is naturally eager to learn? Why would we stand in their way of their passions?

    When my son was nearly two and had only just started talking, we were driving by a shopping centre when he pointed to a sign and said out loud, "Sushi". You could have knocked me over with a feather. When a child is motivated, the sky is the limit on what they can learn.

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    This is a teacher like no other I've ever met. The 4th grade teacher in this Japanese school opens the school year for these kids with the question, What is the most important thing this year? and the kids reply, to be happy. Can you imagine if a child went to school and this was their first day? If you haven't already seen this, I won't spoil the rest for you...


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    Daniel talks here about evolution, emergence and the part that we have play in all of this. I'm forever blown away by his insights, his intellect and his ability to bring things together.

    I really enjoyed one of the comments in the comments section of youtube.
    I swear to god I listen to this once a week and I come out with something new every time.


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    Marissa Peer - When I watched this, I was blown away by the simple truth of what she had to say.




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    My heart and mind is just exploding with gratitude at being able to share everything that I have had the opportunity to learn about and explore over the last millenia.

    My deepest thanks and appreciation goes to the founder of this forum. If it wasn't for his unconditional love for humanity and his devotion to the liberation of humanity, I wouldn't have been able to share here.





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    The Wayseer's Manifesto has been one of the most important contributions as was THIS manifesto "Let There Be Light"



    In the lat few days, I have been receiving reveals form ME (wherever S/He may be... the part who is so far out of this mess I have seen that I have to reach deep to find the connection)

    I know that negation has a specific definition but I have my own. Negation is making what I believe POOF into nothing.This is a mighty responsibility. What is poofed cannot be eliminated without repercussions. It would be horrifying to willy nilly eliminate the "good" we were confused about.

    In the last few days, I have been shown that all my life I never understood my power to NEGATE any any any thing. I failed to feel the POWER be cause I was not ready. I could have blasted people into NOTHING, destroyed EVERY THING. But NO is MINE now to use without concern of hurting anyone.

    I had an experience last Friday. It was the day before the 4th and the Spa was very busy. Two people had called in. Then I developed the worst migraine isn a very long time.

    At the last minute, I had to call in. I felt unbelievably nauseated and was puking so unable to do anything.

    In retrospect that was JUST UNACCEPTABLE. The revelation came that is my POWER to negate migraines FOREVER. I will not bother with all the backstory of "new Thought" and all I have researched and researched about the MIND/Reality causation theory. Suffice to say I have a CORE knowing that all events have cause and I am that cause (for me in my "world").

    I now say NO NO NO to the feelings of helplessness, sheer misery to the point of howling and losing a day or two while I have to shirk my chosen responsibility. I CHOOSE to completely obliterate this possibility. It is so. I know that as well as I know I am breathing.

    This is an IMPORTANT revelation. When we 100% take responsibility about our own cerations, we have the power to CREATE any aspect. It may be a LONG time before we see the consequences but when we deliberately choose, IT WILL HAPPEN.This includes the polar opposite of creation... it includes negation. This ability to remove needs to be one we feel comfortable invoking. We have to TRUST our Selves.

    I am now negating all suffering. I feel the resolve working in me. Suffering is unacceptable. I will no longer agree to have suffering in my world. I will see the results.....

    I know that my creations do not change YOURS. But I had to know I no longer need suffering to progress. I know some othet things about me too that are confidence building. I have an amazing shift in confidence about managing the illusion. It makes me happy. I am grateful. I am powerful and will not be confused about my good..

    If you trust yourself enough to know that you cannot use negation irreverently, childishly and with half a heart.... GO FOR BROKE and NEGATE the undesirable Now. It is CHOSEN "thought form" that plays out. IMO here must be a lawful way to undo the thought? It is NO!!!!!!
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