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.
Bryce Redden is the newest member of the Shining Lotus family, and is inquisitive and naturally curious about metaphysics and spirituality.