Michael E. Kushner was born and raised in Buffalo, New York. He has journaled for most of his life, and uses journaling as a spiritual meditation. Mysticism, religion and spirituality have always been very important aspects in his life. He has explored the mystical traditions of many groups and cultures. The science of mind has also always been very captivating to him. Michael has practiced law in Albuquerque, New Mexico for more than 30 years. He has also lived on the Big Island of Hawaii, which he dearly loves. He has always loved music. Throughout high school and college he played drums. He has now opted for the more soothing sounds of cello, oboe, piano and Native American flute.