Hey Laurie,  

My sister and I have experienced a lot of similar things. Up until a point ours were pretty much identical. Yet we've responded to things in very different ways. She took the path of education while I took the path of drugs.

Yet we both seem to be stuck at an impasse of obstacles.

She won't tell you this but I know that she struggles with uncertainty. Anyone who is not sure will inevitably deal with that afflliction.  

But what makes one sure? Is it a feeling? Is it a knowingness? What is it that really defines truth?

Certainty comes from answers.

Answers may come from other people, from the environment, from study, or from the person themselves.  People of great religious faith, for example, have answers, "The reason and purpose for everything = God, and God will see that things turn out right.  Right = according to God's plan."  The answers may or may not have any remote relationship to objective reality, but they are answers.

Equipped with answers, they have certainty.  That certainty enables them to act.  Action causes barriers to evaporate.


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Laurie Hamilton


I am able to answer questions regarding Scientology practices and procedures, religious philosophy, donations, religious rites, management, administrative and staff matters.


I am a second generation Scientologist whose parents began in Dianetics in 1950 and studied directly with L. Ron Hubbard. I have been personally active in the church for nearly 50 years, have eleven years former staff experience in both technical and administrative areas, and extensive technical and administative training and counseling. I am "clear" and "OT." I come from an extended family of many religions, but my spouse and children are Scientologists, as are my siblings and their spouses, several cousins, nieces, nephews, an aunt, and an uncle. Between us we have had every good and bad experience one might go through in the church at every level.

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Over six thousand hours of Scientology technical and administrative training. Fully qualified/certified for fourteen different organizational job descriptions. Ordained minister. Independent study of numerous religions.

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