Born Outside the Box

Reality transforms as we question everything.

About This Blogger

I am in awe of the transforming power of love, gratitude, imagination and courage.

As a lifetime seeker of wisdom, vision, truth and integrity, I wandered through religions, philosophies, psychologies and mystery teachings with side trips down rabbit holes into glimpses of global control systems, secret space programs, hidden histories, and so on — while holding down a variety of day jobs and raising my son. I recently retired on a shoestring.

I started this blog to share my own experience of whatever this reality is. It is also a place to share the work of other writers who speak of things that resonate with my soul.

The things I post here are in the spirit of having a conversation, not in the spirit of asking anyone to believe anything.

We don’t need belief systems. We need questions, imagination and creativity. And we need lots and lots of love rooted in integrity.

Our words and actions are our sacred power, dynamically affecting the experience of the whole planet. Together, we are creating this wild adventure.

I write here to honor this adventure, to honor the great gathering of souls, spanning all age groups, who are scattered across the planet.

Together, we have the opportunity to reshape this world through our words and our actions, through our tears, our precious humor and through our love.

Thank you for being here at this time and for sharing in this grand adventure of transformation.

— Kathleen


Some favorite quotes:

“You gotta be it to see it.” —  Source unknown

“Everybody is a genius.  But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will spend its whole life believing that it is stupid.” —  Albert Einstein

“Kind words can be brief and simple, yet they echo in our memories forever.” —  Chinese Proverb

“Never apologize for acts of faith.” — Alan Cohen

“I might have been born yesterday, but I stayed up late studying.” — Source unknown

“Don’t ever wrestle with a pig. You’ll both get dirty, but the pig will enjoy It.” — Cale Yarborough

“I am, by calling, a dealer in words; and words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.” — Rudyard Kipling

“My brain is only a receiver, in the Universe there is a core from which we obtain knowledge, strength and inspiration. I have not penetrated into the secrets of this core, but I know that it exists.” — Nikola Tesla

“Too much of a good thing is wonderful.” —  Mae West

“Love is the magician that pulls man out of his own hat.”  — Ben Hecht


5 thoughts on “About This Blogger

  1. Hello Kathleen,
    I’m not sure if this is the best way to make a comment, but I would like to thank you for “bringing back” Zen Gardner! I have missed his writings so much. It’s so good to see that there are reasonable people who were not fooled by the “witch hunt” that Zen has had to endure. While it by no means comes close to what he has had to endure, it hurt so much to see a supposedly “enlightened” community turn on him (but I do feel it was to silence him because he spoke so much truth and threatened the “establishment”, both mainstream and alternative). However, it also made me take a good hard look at the people in the so called “truther” community and the incredible hypocrisy that I hadn’t seen before. I even took about a 3 month break from all internet activity, especially Facebook, with the exception of my email account. Luckily, Zen kept me on his email list and I was made aware from an email from him about your blog.
    So I send both you and Zen my heartfelt gratitude to continue the very tough work to shine a light on the truth and to be your authentic selves.
    (If you do have a comment section, please let me know as I do not see any other way to comment on your blog. )
    Much gratitude,

    Liked by 1 person

    1. Thank you, Lynn, for your thoughtful and kind words. I know Zen is grateful for your public words of support, as am I.


  2. I have just read you article silencing of Zen Gardner and felt moved to write something which I never do …..
    I loved and looked forwarded everyday to reading article on Zen website it was a thought provoking ,non judgemental site that helped me so much, I’m just another zombie living in the matrix and Zen help me understand who I was more and helped me ask more question, it was a very sad thing that happened to him and it didn’t matter what side you took you- as from each person perspective there is no right or wrong -it about what you do with the information -some people choice to judge other choice to forgive there are lesson to be learned here , but its for each person to look at them selves to answer the question
    thanks you for your honest ,for a lovely blog and its now in my favourites to look at each day
    peace, love and blessing


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