As a long time Initiate of The Rosicrucian Order (AMORC) and through his contemplation of A Course in Miracles and the Hermetic philosophy of The Kybalion — Joe’s most profound inspirations occurred after he acknowledged the Essence of all life as rooted in an underlying singularity. What began as a short story depicting his universally themed thoughts, developed momentum, compelling him to write what evolved to Reflections of My Higher Self.