Making great progress with the next book. Its well over two thirds completed now and looks as if it will meet the late Spring schedule.
There was (still is) great interest in the autobiography of course, but people seem to want the next one even more. The reason is this will prove to be greatly controversial (that seems to be an ‘open secret’) and people just seem to love scandal! Not that I’d personally call it ‘scandal’; it simply tells the truth about events as these actually happened fairly recently, and some of these are quite tragic if anything.
If there was any scandal involved at all; well, then this was created by the characters themselves. People really ought to think twice before putting untruth’s on public record! But its coming along nicely but, as I’ve already said, it will not be accessible on the Internet; although I may publish a few advanced extracts due to demand. But then people will just have to go out and order it!
My recent Facebook membership has not really helped its progress though.. I have been besieged by PM’s and/or emails from people asking the most complex questions. Answering questions takes time, of course, but as a dedicated author, I feel obliged to answer questions – at least, the serious one’s. Let me explain: most of the questions I receive on the main Wedsite are ‘filtered’ for me and then forwarded. This itself saves a lot of work, but there are still quite a few personal queries to answer. I don’t mind too much if these questions are simple, but when I get impossible one’s such as . . . “Can you define God?” I have to decline from answering. I’m sorry Cassie! Look, nobody can define THAT which is indefinable.
The closest I maybe got to doing this was by spending over 7 months on the James Randi Forum in the midst of dedicated sceptics. What I was pointing out, I suppose, could be summarised in a few words: If you want to understand Divine Principle (or prove that such exists) first you have to understand your own Consciousness. For it is only this Consciousness that can connect us with God – there is no other way. So that is really your answer, Cassie, to save me going through all that again! But I did try, I can say that. So maybe it wasn’t all a waste of time, in general anyway. Though a bigoted minority could not understand what I was conveying, and I was branded as a heretic or a ‘Satanist’ for my trouble! How strange is petty human nature sometimes!
Well its nearly 11 (pm) so I suppose I better get on with some more work. I’ve still got to write to get that written apology from the TV people, but that can really wait – at least, for a little!
For the moment everyone, David