About Me

I’m about 30, a computer guy, a mountain biker, a daddy, and a Scientologist.I’ve been in Scientology for much of my life (since I was a little kid). However, I wanted to study these basics of Scientology as much of what I got of Scientology I got hearsay from my parents or from other Scientologists I lived and worked with, rather than reading all of this data myself, and thereby forming my own opinions and conclusions on the subject directly from the source material.I think it’s a simila … [Read more...]

Honoring L. Ron Hubbard

It is traditional in the Church of Scientology to celebrate Ron's birthday by doing all you can to advance yourself spiritually and disseminate Scientology to others, help in the community--all the things LRH was trying to accomplish to help people regain their native abilities, improve conditions in their lives and thrive.Here is one of my favorite articles, laying out his own viewpoint on what is important in life:The only tests of a life well lived are: Did he do what he intended? … [Read more...]

SCIENTOLOGISTS TAKE TO THE PARIS STREETS AGAINST DRUGS

With the weatherman finally announcing a break in record low temperatures, ”No to Drugs, Yes to Life” Association volunteers from the Church of Scientology of Paris braved the weather Sunday—still unseasonably cold—to distribute more than 2,000 drug education and prevention booklets in the 17th arrondissement.According to the Inter-departmental Mission for the Fight Against Drugs and Drug Addiction, more than 5 million people in France have experimented with cannabis, 1.2 million use the drug … [Read more...]

SCIENTOLOGY CHURCH OPENS DOORS TO A TRI-STATE WELCOME

The Church of Scientology Greater Cincinnati celebrated the opening of its expansive new home Saturday, February 25. The inauguration was attended by more than a thousand Scientologists and state, county and city officials. Located in Florence, Kentucky, within the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky metropolitan area, the Church’s new home stands at the intersection of Dixie Highway and Union Pike, the junction that inspired Florence’s original name of “Crossroads.” The new facility will not only prov … [Read more...]

Meet a Scientologist—Peter Hayward’s African Safaris Combine Luxury And Adventure With Sustainability

In a video featured on the Scientology Video channel, Peter Hayward credits L. Ron Hubbard administrative technology with the success of his safari operation.Scientologist Peter Hayward, founder of Hayward’s Grand Safari Events & Expeditions, is passionate about preserving the natural resources and culture of his native Africa.  His five-star luxury safaris inspire global government and business leaders and celebrities to champion sustainability.“If one redirects the huge amoun … [Read more...]

Meet a Scientologist: Octogenarian Frances Clark Remembers it All

Frances Clark was 50 in 1973 when she first encountered Scientology.  Nearly 40 years later, at 88, she is still going strong.Growing up in South Carolina during the Great Depression, Frances Clark had already graduated from high school and begun training as a nurse when Japan bombed Pearl Harbor. With war declared, her once-sleepy Southern town was suddenly teeming with soldiers.  They came from all over the country and all walks of life, and they were ready for action.“The soldiers had … [Read more...]

Consequences of Anonymous Slander Campaigns

A story in the Stanford University Alumni Magazine presented a sobering look at the devastation hate-driven gossip can wreak in today's information age.Titled, "The Persecution of Daniel Lee" the article chronicles the smear campaign that destroyed the life and career of one the most popular  entertainers in South Korea and his celebrity wife.On earning a bachelor and  a master degree from Stanford in 3 1/2 years, wunderkind Daniel Lee chose to pursue the unconventional profession of hip-hop … [Read more...]

Meet a Scientologist-One Mother's Battle with the Unexpected Consequences of Premature Birth

November is Prematurity Awareness Month. Scientologist Cindy Gainsforth knew nothing about the issue until she had to live with the consequences herself, following the premature birth of her son Orion in 2009.Scientologist Cindy Gainsforth learned about the problems of premature birth the hard way."It was Saturday, September 5, 2009, at 6:05 p.m.," she recalls. "When my water broke, I was 35 1/2 weeks along. My hospital bags were not even packed-nothing was prepared."To make matters … [Read more...]