6-13-2013: This is the first update to this page since I began this site. Since I wrote this, I have taken up poetry, and have plans to start a poetry only blog. My life has turned 360° since February. I am in love. I am moving. I have made friends and my future has come into focus. I am grateful for my followers, and could never have dreamed I would be here, today, bursting with hope.
God bless. Jim
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Hello Everyone and thanks for peaking in!
My name is Jim Aldrich and I currently hold up in the beautiful (if sparse) Joshua Tree, California. If you don’t know what joshua trees are or where the city of Joshua Tree is, It’s near the Joshua Tree National Monument, 45 minutes outside Palm Springs. Remember the U2 Album?
Beautiful Joshua Tree National Park
I am a fine artist with Expressionism as my first love. I dont produce heavily, but if I never produced another work of art I’d still identify as an artist. It is an orientation, or view of life, and if I choose not to express myself it simply makes me a failed artist. 🙂
I began the RunningFather blog in February, 2013, for a few reasons: first, I saw a need for a resource center for all things “transpersonal”. Second, I wanted to archive transpersonal content from a “middle-to-conservative” perspective, with a focus on post’s academic simplicity, practicality, soundness of theory and interdisciplinary value. Third… and this one developed after I started the RFB… I want to make accessible to spiritual teachers and guides simple materials to aid those in their “care”, as well as to help students assess their teacher or group.
Finally, I needed to. A long relationship had ended in 2012, and by February 2013 you could say I was coming off of a difficult year. So on a personal level, the RFB has been a cathartic experience, and exactly what I needed at the time.
Thanks again for visiting the RunningFather blog and please come back often.
Jim Aldrich, editor
A often requested, clear picture.
a serious look. I have those.
made it this far you deserve it (: