I am a vision of the world in which all humanity is inspired, connected, compassionate and joyful.
Action in the World:
Edward co-directs a spirituality center that teaches self-empowerment, and principles that transcend religion, politics, race, color of skin, sexual orientation, and other socially limiting beliefs. He provides a land area for a small group of Native Americans, to hold sacred ceremonies and has been ceremonially adopted by them and is being trained by them in their sacred ceremonies. Edward provides pro bono counseling to disadvantaged people. He provides spiritual counseling, care and support to a warrior brother, Gordy Dibler, father of PFC Byron Fouty, as well as PFC Fouty’s siblings. PFC Fouty, was captured by insurgents during an attack in Iraq on May 12, 2007, and is considered a prisoner of war.
Edward, is the chaplain of the Veterans War Memorial of Lake Orion, MI., and is available for spiritual support to returning veterans of the war in Iraq. He is chaplain one week each year for a summer camp in Chain Lakes, MI. He provided pro bono services to the residents of Mississippi and Louisiana, after Hurricane Katrina. Edward traveled at his own expense to Nashville, TN., for training with the Honorable Al Gore, and is a certified presenter of, “An Inconvenient Truth,” which he teaches pro bono throughout Michigan. The presentations bring about awareness of the current state of the earth as a result of global warming and explains ways that individuals and business’s can mitigate the effects of manmade greenhouse gases.
Besides the above mission work in the world, Edward is active in the W/D centre and was largely responsible for starting a new I-Group in his area, which meets at his center. He is I-Group Rep. to the Centre for his I-Group, and has served as MOS. Recently Edward was elected as Community Servant Leadership Council Chairman, which focuses on developing community leadership in the W/D Centre.