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Avatar Mini-Course

From this moment on my new life starts.

During the training it surfaced that I felt myself rejected, humiliated and with no perseverance. These feelings we have explored, discovered, named and integrated with mini course 5, The Forgiveness Option.
The pointers that I came up with were from my youth and the life that followed. After naming the people who did this to me, and the consequences, I did step 4 with Mark.
Already with the first situation, it became clear that if I would have had only some more self confidence, my life would have gone differently. Now that I experience this- the veil that was covering my life is gone.
Now I have the feeling that I can handle everything, have self confidence and " I am happy to be me".
From this moment on my new life starts.
The new Hans with self confidence and intensely happy.

Han van Rijssen

We're Doing It

Dear Harry, Nov 28th 2008


I have had the most incredible month on the November International Avatar Course. I wanted to share some moments of gratitude....aka evidence of an enlightened planetary civilization............

I arrived in Lake Mary, October 27 to begin set up of the administration room and the library....3 other AI's joined in to make the setup the easiest ever........done by 6pm (used to take till 9pm)

The next day 8 AI's and JrAI's worked from 9-5 or 6 to complete set up of course materials, intro materials, field trip materials, etc. (In the past this has taken at least twice the hours and went well into the next few evenings).

The course exceeded my expectations, the work we did with Avra, finding our hidden agenda' and hidden-hidden agendas was worth its weight (And let me tell you, it was heavy) in gold for the amount of free attention I created in the owning of it.

With that free attention, I spent the next 20 days from the 10th until today in absolute untethered service, worked with students on the extended course, which is still we speak there is an initiation in the bedroom of Darla and my travel trailer with a young man with an intention to be at tomorrow's Master course. We have completed 3 students, all 3 coming to masters, did a ReSurfacing, 2 intro's, outflowed many journals and conversations.

We took the travel trailer up to Gainesville, and did Masters Inspiration with one person, an intro with another. We drove to Homosassa, stayed in a great RV campground (to which we will return for some kayaking in the area), did a forgiveness option with a man in his late 60's -70's who later that day decided to come to Masters. (Felt like some swami - "ubetchananda!" in an RV).

Returned to Orlando to continue with outflow, inspiration, whatever was needed, even did a ReSurfacing with a woman who had a shot at Masters.
Worked with a man while he exaggerated his craving for opiates that he stopped weeks ago, worked with a man who had blamed women for his troubles through 2 marriages and blamed his son for not being there for him, after the forgiveness option, he said I am a mess and have caused a lot of pain, you bet I will be at Masters.

I felt the courage of the human condition rising out of its numbness to be alive, to feel vitality, to laugh whole-heartedly. I felt the QM's, Kathy, and Avra, their attention so strongly on the primary. I felt myself ride their wave of inspiration and keep going. I felt their love support and appreciation for each being and the efforts being made to get to this point. What a journey to be part of.

Thank you for the opportunity to witness such courage and appreciation.

Joanie Kirk

Ps In the midst of it all, Darla and I still managed to chop wood and carry water, walk the dogs, do the laundry, cook great meals, enjoy our time together. Many nights we would marvel in awe of the creation of our primary to deliver full time while traveling in an RV, seeing this country. WE'RE DOING IT!

Forgiveness Option

Today, I had the opportunity to support a student with the "Forgiveness Option". The student had wonderful insight and I was so touched that I felt my soul was trembling. Thank you for the wonderful materials. I believe they are a precious gift. I am so happy as I am going forward with wonderful Sangha. Thank you very much.
Tomoko Yamada

Shining Like a June Bug

Dear Harry,

I shine like a June bug. I did the forgiveness option mini-course and I am now a totally feeling being. Wow!
I am connected to you and your team in deep gratitude.
In love,

Gerda Egli

The Mini-Course: "Forgiveness Option"

Dear Harry,

The mini-course forgiveness-option was a wonderful experience for me!
It felt like it was really written for me!

Especially the row 4 from exercise two:
My answers amazed me, because in my case in all my answers appeared the word 'sooner'.
"I had sooner to..."

What that insight means for me, is that I apparently packed my unpleasant feelings to the next day, next week or even worse next year.
With this mini-course I realize that I have to take action right-a-away when it comes to unpleasant or bad situations and not wait until tomorrow, next week or next year.

Wonderful! I bought the whole mini-course book. (Seven Pillars)

Many greetings from the Netherlands,
Michael von der Heijden

Release just flowed

Harry, I had a fantastic day with my Mini Course, Basic Will. I especially found the release of worries very freeing. My primaries just flowed once I experienced turning some worries on and off. Much Gratitude.

L.S.- Australia- 2008

Gave me my life back!

My success is in finding Avatar which has given me hope for what I have always imagined of the human race. I have learned that I believe I can't read and comprehend. I Thank You, so, I can now put my attention on it. The Attention Mini-Course has given me my life, where it was about to end. Thank You.

Andrea Kilburn- New Zealand-2008

Funny how that works

I have had the opportunity to experience all the mini courses during this Avatar course. I came with the intention to take a pattern apart. I want to be able to take more responsibility with compassion, respect, and reverence consistently. On my adventure I discovered many things and have arrived at a deeper understanding of your statement that as insights get more profound, they become simpler. I finished these courses with a clearer experience of the realms of my will, attention and ability to use them more deliberately. I appreciated that my perceptions are where I pass judgment from and those usually have something to do with my own errors I refuse to recognize in myself. Funny how that works. As I finish the Life Alignment, one experience rings loudly, I decide. Thanks for giving the tools in a way I can quickly remind myself of it.

Teresa Petrini- USA- 2005

The "Now" is so beautiful.

Dear Harry,
Today I was introduced to the Mini-Course for Basic Attention Management. It was really amazing! Before I started, I decided that I wanted to be able to "choose where to put my attention and possibly learn how to prioritize where my attention should be." Throughout the Mini-Course, there were new tools to use that were really helpful to me. I had great experiences and personal insight with exercises 5 and 6. Part one of the exercise 5 was especially helpful because now and for future use I can use this to get more out of what I am doing. Then on exercise 6, I loved the list of unfinished projects and the idea of actually breaking it down so that it is more doable. Part 3 of exercise 6 was fun and a relieving exercise. I loved the examples!
Lastly, it is just amazing to have the knowledge that this unfinished business is taking the precious attention that is so valuable to living now, and just wasting it away. To have this knowledge and to be able to take care of the old things and get free attention back for the "Now" is so beautiful. Thank you!!
Emily Gardner- USA- 2005

Back to the present!

Hi Harry,

I am writing you to thank you for creating this will mini-course. From it I realized many things about where I was operating from, how to change my focus at will, calm my mind, refocus and come back to the present.

Mission Accomplished. Thanks!

S.S.- USA- 2009





A dark space in my mid section

I have held this trauma in a dark space in my mid section for many years. After doing the mini-course on "will" the trauma no longer dwells there. I feel extremely happy and eternally grateful!

S.P.- USA- 2009

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