Tim Johnson is a child of the 60s. He transformed his Mennonite background into a passion for rock music, a commitment to the politics of peace and non-violence, and an interest in the spirituality of India. He has a special reverence for Hanuman, the Hindu God of Devotion and Service. Before buying the Shining Lotus™, Tim worked 15 years in book and magazine wholesaling, and 7 years as a tele-communications and networking technician.
Justin Swanström Durand is a voracious reader and book hoarder, with a lifelong interest in metaphysical topics. He has a BA in Medieval History, with concentrations in literature and philosophy. Justin has worked as a commercial real estate analyst, a technical writer and editor, a software development manager, and a real estate and business attorney.
Laura Ferré is a retired amateur rock hound and mother, with several years of experience. She holds a degree and loves helping folks find their spark of joy.