Thanks to Djwhal Khul (and the hierarchy - you guys rawk!), HH the DL, Chogyam Trungpa, Pema Chodron, and my wonderful friends at Vairotsana especially Tulku Orgyen Rinpoche and Bhakha Tulku Rinpoche for the Tibetan perspective; SN Goenka and all the Vipassana sitters (especially Rael), Carolyn Myss, Maggie Wingfield and Irving Feurst on esoteric insights; and Pir Vilayat Inayat Khan and his sister Noor for the Sufi inspiration. And most importantly, my friends and family: all the incredible activists at Greenpeace if you're not a member JOIN NOW, the riders, walkers, crew and staff of the AIDS Rides and 3-Day Breast Cancer Walks (RIP John McGee - a fearless adventurer), the incredible volunteers at the Zen Hospice Project, Chicken John and Dammit the Amazing Wonderdog and the entire Odeon scene even though I am in exile (Chicken the Zen Master teaches forgiveness in the most startling way), Geoff, Dezso, Machine Valdez, Simone, Hail Mary, Vee, Graeme in London, my dad - Ed and Janet, my mom - Barb and Bill, Lenore Feyleaves, Ericka, Andy, Johnnie and Michelle, Shahasp, Anna Noelle, Craigums, Eric, Kelly and Ivy, Beelzabubba, Sandra in LA, Liz in New Orleans, Dannygirl, Gordon and Michelle, John Law, Matt and Rachel, Tracy and Don, Darin, Linda and Victor, Ms. Jo, Three, Juicy Lucy, Indra & Steve, Kelly Bean, Jim the photographer, Mark from Negativland, Kal from Seemen, Rad Renessa, Molli, Paul the physicist, Jim the rosetta stone man,all the ex-Wired girls, Gwyn, Laura, Rachel Rude and Autumn from Dark Garden - my oldest friends; and a cast of thousands - you know who you are. Thanks for bringing me perspective, making me smile, giving insight and encouragement or just being a friend. And extra thanks if you prayed for my cat. My gratitude is boundless. And I give as good as I get - if you need me I'll be there!
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