Right at the start of our interview, Ray Grasse’s mind mirrored my mind. This coincidence illustrates our meaning-filled lives, how outer reflects inner, and as above so below. We live in and among patterns. Take a closer look!
Ray Grasse is an author of seven books, including The Waking Dream, An Infinity of Gods, Signs of the Times, and The Sky Stretched Out Before Me. He worked on the editorial staff of the Theosophical Society from 1989 to 1999, and has been associate editor of The Mountain Astrologer magazine for over 20 years. He has studied with teachers in both the Kriya Yoga and Zen traditions. His websites are www.raygrasse.com and www.raygrassephotography.com.
Our host Dr. Bernard Beitman is the first psychiatrist since Carl Jung to attempt to systematize the study of coincidences. He is Founding Director of The Coincidence Project. His book, and his Psychology Today blog, are both titled Connecting with Coincidence. He has developed the first valid and reliable scale to measure coincidence sensitivity, and has written and edited coincidence articles for Psychiatric Annals. He is a visiting professor at the University of Virginia and former chair of the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He attended Yale Medical School and completed a psychiatric residency at Stanford. Dr. Beitman has received two national awards for his psychotherapy training program and is internationally known for his research into the relationship between chest pain and panic disorder. Learn more at https://coincider.com