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"John Harricharan inspires you, motivates you and teaches you. He's fantastic, absolutely fantastic. Listen to what he says."
Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, bestselling author
"John Harricharan has a unique manner of helping people find their own way. His practical, down-to-earth, spiritual wisdom creates hope in your heart and a sense that things will get better. "
-- Robert "Butch" James, CEO, KDM Corporation
"John Harricharan leads us along the enchanted path of enlightenment with magic, charm, love and compassion."
"John is one of the most remarkable people I've ever met. His books, his lectures, his messages are all filled with practical and helpful tools that are also easy to use. I've valued his advice over the years and am grateful for his friendship."
--Foster Hibbard, President, Motivational Dynamics, Inc. ( former associate of the late, Dr. Napoleon Hill, author of "Think and Grow Rich")
"John Harricharan is one of the most extraordinary people I've come in contact with. His mountain size heart and spirit will move you to higher levels of living immediately."
#1 Best-Selling co-author
Conversations with Millionaires
"John, your site has the calm and quiet of still forest glades, of ancient holy places. This essence, this gentle peace, is the spirit you have somehow embodied here. You have taken what appears at first just another house of page-views and crafted it into a chapel of electrons, a refuge where business and other travelers can pause and recharge spiritually. Today's fast-forward world offers so few havens for re-centering ourselves or for re-grounding our spiritual energies. Thanks so much for making this site, John. Its quiet impact will soothe every soul who pauses here."
Charles Burke - Author of "Inside the Minds of Winners" www.sizzlingedge.com
"John Harricharan is recognized by hundreds of thousands as one of the most influential spiritual leaders of today. I am blessed to call this man both my mentor and my great friend."
Rick Beneteau - Author,
"A Large Slice of Life to Go, Please!"
"An icon in his own time, John Harricharan carries the wisdom of the ages, along with an unparalleled warmth of spirit. He is one of the Master Teachers of the world."
jl scott, ph.d., Director of iCop http://www.i-Cop.org
"I call John Harricharan the Mystic MBA, and I think of him as my shamanic business advisor. Over the years, he has introduced me to the ideas of a number of spiritual thinkers, and his counsel has already made a lasting difference in my life and my business. "
Paul Lemberg, author of "Earn Twice As Much With Half the Stress" and "Faster Than the Speed of Change". Director, Stratamax Research. www.stratamax.com
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There Are Only Three Problems:
Everyone faces problems. Most of us wrestle with them on a daily, or sometimes, hourly basis. It's been my experience that the only three problems we have to deal with are the problems of money, health and relationships. Name any problem that faces you and it will fit under one or more of the above categories.
You can solve most of your problems using the abilities you already have. The inspirational articles, motivational tips, heartwarming quotes and poems and inspiring suggestions you find here provide practical methods to solve many of your most troublesome problems.
Bestselling author and inspirational speaker John Harricharan, is an MBA business executive as well as an entrepreneur, motivational speaker and the award-winning author of the inspirational bestsellers, When You Can Walk on Water, Take the Boat and Morning Has Been All Night Coming. (To download a FREE copy of When You Can Walk on Water, Take the Boat, please click here)
|"Whenever problems seem to get the best of me, whenever I feel them closing in on me, I go to a quiet place that lies somewhere in my soul. I do not reason, analyze or think. Those will come later. I simply go. From this place of silence, I garner strength and inspiration to stand firm in the face of fire, to be calm in the midst of thunder. When I emerge, the world has not changed, but I have. And in changing, a whole new world is born."
Sit in on John's inspirational conversations with intriguing personalities such as Elisabeth Kubler-Ross, Butch James, Muhammad Ali, Brad Steiger, Declan Dunn, Foster Hibbard, Deepak Chopra, Jonathan Mizel, Eric Butterworth and many others.
Learn how you can apply their methods to solve the problems you thought were unsolvable. This website contains inspirational quotes, spiritual articles and inspirational poems that will help you through challenging times.
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Introduction by Brad Steiger to
When You Can Walk on Water, Take the Boat
|I think everyone enjoys the thrill of discovery, the inner joy of unearthing some previously undetected gem of thought, idea, or philosophical concept that one is certain will soon become immensely popular and widely heralded. I had that thrill and joy of discovery in 1985 when my dear friend John Harricharan sent me his "just finished" manuscript for my opinion.
The manuscript bore the superficially humorous, but spiritually challenging title, When You Can Walk on Water, Take the Boat. I knew from my first read-through that the world would soon be hearing a great deal about this beautiful book. I perceived that this marvelous, modern parable would seize the imagination and the hearts of hundreds of thousands of readers. Today, more than a decade later, with its worldwide acclaim, its many awards and prizes, my initial assessment has been proven accurate over and over again.
In my Introduction to the first edition, published in 1986, I praised the manner in which John blended universal truths with effective storytelling techniques. The first-person narrative depicts a series of crises and triumphs within the world of commerce which coincided with a pilgrimage of soul in the higher realms. Throughout the text, John Harricharan the author and "John," the narrator, keep encouraging us to continue to pay our physical dues and to continue to learn and to grow. Through a powerful progression of dramatic lessons, "John" comes to understand that all the pain, chaos, and confusion is actually trying to teach us that we chose to put on the fleshly clothes of Earth to fulfill a mission of spiritual growth. All of the chaotic, swirling energy around us can be interpreted as quagmires of death and depression -- or as opportunities for life and learning.
And now, many years after I penned the introduction to the first edition of When You Can Walk on Water, Take the Boat, I am honored to have been asked once again to serve as the "host" who stands at the portal of this unique and fascinating work -- and I am more eager than ever to invite new readers to explore its depths and wonders.
Just as we all love the thrill of discovery, I am certain that we would all like to meet some remarkable sage like the mysterious Gideon, whom John, our narrator encounters within the pages of this book. And that, of course, is the timeless enchantment of an extended allegory such as When You Can Walk on Water... . Through the magic of entering the vision that John Harricharan has translated onto these pages, we may each of us join him on a spiritual pilgrimage that will lead us to the goal of higher awareness and greater enlightenment.
Forest City, Iowa
| "John Harricharan will absolutely amaze you with the clarity and depth of his vision. John always enables me to see the truths and possibilities inherent in my personal and business situations. Having John as a close personal friend allows me a distinct advantage over those who are not acquainted with this very special human being. With John as my mentor, I am constantly learning how to improve who I am and become who I want to be. I can't emphasize to you how strongly I suggest you take this opportunity to allow John Harricharan to become your teacher and mentor as well. Visit his websites as often as you can!"
---R.W. Kleine, author of "One Soul" and "God's Committee"