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Barry H.

"Home is where the heart of love is; synergistic transformation"

Orono, ME, USA
male, age 57
Teacher and Writer
Joined Dec 8, 2004
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Joined Dec 8, 2004 Activist Aspirations Casual 
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Groups ! God a Logs on Living and Dying !, (AGR) A Green Road, (Un)Known Lithuania, * ~ 5. A Haven For My Friends ~ In Memory & Honor of Agnes Corbett, 40-60 plus-Friends Group, Acoustic Coffee House, Addressing Global Warming, Advice for young adults, Alternative Transportation, Amnesty International, Amnesty International...Redux, Ancient Greece & Rome, Anti-Fur Animal Activists, Apple Trees and Worms more »
Hometown Bangor, ME 
Birthday Jan 30, 1958  
About Me My Spirit is immortal, as everyone's spirit is, but I began this current incarnation in January 1958. At the time of my birth, the first American rocket was launched into space. I view this event as a metaphorical symbol of my life's meaningful purpose, "shooting for the stars", aiming to consciously manifest the highest level of love, grandeur, and creative transformational blessing power that is inherent to the reality nature of life. I unselfishly dedicate this purposive intention not only for my own personal benefit, but also for the benefit of all living beings. Like a powerful rocket overcoming the enormous gravitational pull of the earth, I intuitively believe that the entire human species is ultimately intended to harness the limitless synergistic, co-creative, blessing power of unselfish pure spiritual love to overcome all absolute limitations of suffering and evil negativity, and return Home together to the Divine Source from which love, life, and limitless blessings flow, which is a Great Mystery Supreme Grandeur that surpasses all limited conceptions.

In terms of my career, I am working as a teacher, in the field of World History/Global Cultures, and related areas of study. I am also an inspirational writer. The writings that I am currently working on focus primarily upon Optimal Human Relationship and Interpersonal Communication, as a basis of Psychological Maturation, Spiritual Fulfillment, Holistic Healing, and Creative Inspiration.

My personal lifestyle and ethical values are very wholesome, grounded in my substantial sense of integrity and constructive psychological maturity. I am a very sincere, trustworthy, compassionate, warmhearted, empathic, intuitive, unselfish, emotionally generous, open-minded, cheerful, relaxed, good-humored, tolerant, non-judgmental, accepting, person. I treasure deeply caring relationships with family and friends. I would like to make friends with other members of this network who share at least some of my basic values, as discussed above.

In my writing and dialogues with other people, I like to explore how inspirational, transformational, insightful, creative work, in any field of endeavor, can be enhanced through a process of heartfelt loving empathic communion with other individuals, the world of nature, one's own creative media of expression, or any other activity or situation, as a process of non-dualistic attunement to the flowing truth of the here and now present moment. I am particularly interested in how great creative works and momentous breakthroughs in any field of endeavor can be inspired by a process of loving empathic attunement to the truth of the moment, as it relates to the unfolding "song", "story", and "vision" of one's own being, as well as deep communion with other individuals, situations, and activities that one encounters in an open-hearted, open-minded, responsive, manner, grounded in a sense of total sincerity, integrity, coherence, or alignment with the compassionate core of one's own being and the relational, dynamically fluid energy field of life as love. In the books that I am currently writing, I also discuss how caring human relationships, involving good interpersonal communication, unselfish generosity of spirit, and synergistic/co-creative connection of hearts and minds, can contribute to the progressive transformation and revitalization of individuals, groups, creative arts, global cultures, and contemporary society. Relatedly, I have a strong interest in discussing ways of developing a deeply caring, inclusive, sense of local and global community, grounded in a sense of sacred kinship or family feeling between all people, and all living beings. This also involves developing greater awareness of the natural relatedness between all living beings, phenomena, and aspects of reality.

I invite dialogue with anyone who resonates with this message and vision. Together, we can change this world for the better, because the force of Love that flows through our connection is a limitless, inexhaustible, creative power of goodness and blessing.
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Activist Aspirations Casual
Political Leaning Liberal
Religions Jewish  
Eating Habits Almost Vegetarian  
Wild Fact About Me I am a person of considerable depth, sensitivity, and sincerity. I can be very playful, funny, spontaneous, and even zany, at times, although I also have a rather serious side.
My Philosophy Our real self is a relational self; the non-relational selfish ego is not our real self. Therefore, we are most substantially enriched by what we unselfishly contribute to the lives of other individuals. True self-discovery and self-enhancement comes from unselfishly serving others, rather than from narcissistic self-preoccupation or presumptive self-definition. Relatedly, the only way to discover what is most fully alive in oneself is to help bring out what is most fully alive in other individuals.
What Gives Me Hope What brings me hope is recognizing that there is an essential goodness in everyone, no matter how deeply buried and dormant it may be. I recognize that, at some level, everyone is, truly, beautiful in their own special way, and I greatly enjoy bringing out the special inner beauty and creative muse of other individuals.
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by I would encourage people to recognize that the selfish "me" attitude does not bring real and lasting happiness, whereas the unselfish relational "we" attitude does bring great happiness, in feeling deeply connected to others, in a true and deep sense of community.
What/who changed my life and why
What Bugs Me  
Passions peace  
What Scares Me  
Role Models  
Quotation 1) Martin Buber ("The Way of Response"): "All real living is meeting."

2) St. Exupery ("The Little Prince"):
"Only the heart sees clearly, because what is essential is not visible to the eyes."

3) Lakota Instructions for Living:
"Friend, do it this way-that is,
whatever you do in life,
do the very best you can
with both our heart and mind.

And if you do it that way,
the Power of The Universe
will come to your assistance,
if your heart and mind are in Unity.

When one sits in the Hoop Of The People,
one must be responsible because
All Of Creation is related.
And the hurt of one is the hurt of all.
And the Honor of one is the honor of all.
And whatever we do affects everything in the universe.

If you do it that way-that is,
if you truly join your heart and mind
as One-whatever you ask for,
that's the Way It's Going to Be."

(passed down from White Buffalo Calf Woman).
Interests Transforming the World Through Synergist, Optimal Human Relationship and Interpers, Building Global Family and Local Communi, Cultural Ecology and Societal Transforma  
Music 60's, folk, international, classical (Beethoven), opera (Puccini), Lawrence Welk, Klezmer, jazz, John Denver, Barbra Streisand, Roger Whittaker, Josh Groban  
Movies Lagaan, Random Harvest, Chocolat, The Thorn Birds, Somewhere in time, Kate and Leopold (I am somewhat like Leo, 2001, ET, AI, Bicentential Man, Cocoon, Close Encounters, Sound of Music, Mary Poppins, Fiddler on the Roof  
TV Shows The Waltons, Touched by an Angel, Smallville, Star Trek, Planet of the Apes, Kung Fu, Lassie, Bewitched, I Dream of Jeannie  
Favorite Foods I prefer wholesome vegetarian foods. Som, but I usually try to avoid junk foods, because I view the body as a Holy Temple  
Favorite Places  
Can't Live Without 1) Caring Relationships with Family and , 2) Integrity of Character, compassion and wholesome ethical values, sincerity and truthfulness., 3) Challenging myself to learn more abou, challenging myself to grow  
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    Rocky is my cat and it was determined he has feline AIDS. So it can't be cured but we can help him while he is here. He is about 14 as he was stray that is an appox. age. He had been well but with age and this condition we now know he has he can get infections easier.  So he is being treated for a blood and urine infection. His quality of life is better and Vet said he did well to get to his age as he most likely got it while a stray. He found me after the 3rd hurricane in that terrible year we had here in 04. Destroyed so much one after another but most do not recall us as Katrina took place in 05. I figured he had a rocky road before he found me so I named him Rocky. Thanks for asking and sending wishes.

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    i am going Today on a Break till Next Week ~I gotta Tune my Broom up to get Ready to Fly on Halloween Night..Sending you Love Always...Linda
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    Bela Lugosi Hungarian American Actor born Oct. 20,1882 - 1956 This time each year I get a bit silly. We kind of go all out here in the USA with Halloween. One of my favorite times of the year. lol Bear with my yearly submissions or perhaps you might even enjoy too.
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    I was back in summer of 2014 to go to my Mothers Memorial service. There is nothing much for me now back in New England except memories. My life is in Florida now, friends, family, all are here now, Mom was the last and one Elderly Aunt near Boston that is thinking of moving here as well. So I had most my life up north but there is lots to explore down here now. I'm liking the tropics but I do miss autumn in New England......but I'm okay here. No still haven't gotten the gunmen but we've gotten to okay to come out as they don't believe they are here any longer. This was ground zero, the planes and helicopters still do a once over now and again but mostly they are off in a distance.

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    I have throaat cancer thonk about me please and write to me in a messagge thanj  you my friend,,

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