About This Site
TheTrueLight.Net is divided up into at least
seven sections of information in order to spiritually assist those who
visit our site:
Comparative Religion - On this site we
objectively compare the beliefs of over 20 religions, religious
groups or religious teachers on 7 basic issues. This information is
then categorized two ways: by the name of the religious group (Click
on "World Religions and Teachers") or by the
descriptive name of the compared doctrinal issue (Click on "The
Seven Pillars of Wisdom"). The information offered under
these two categories on the menu bar is the same. Only the way in
which it is categorized is different.
Commonalities - Some common concepts and
ideas are found in different religions of the world. Recognizing
these commonalities should bind us together in greater love and
respect and free us to dialogue with one another more readily. These
commonalities are listed and celebrated (Click on "Celebrating
Contradictions - There are also evident
contradictions discovered in the various concepts promoted in
different worldviews. These contradictions are listed and at times
explained. (Click on "Acknowledging Contradictions").
Certain conclusions about the nature of truth can be reached as a
result of recognizing these contradictions.
My Spiritual Journey - This is the section
in which Mike Shreve, founder of this website describes his own
spiritual journey: how he was raised Roman Catholic, how he strayed
from religion altogether for a season, how he studied under an
Indian guru, how he began teaching Kundalini Yoga and Meditation
Techniques at four Florida universities, and finally, the experience
of Ultimate Reality that caused Mike Shreve to re-evaluate and, in
many ways, to change his concepts foundational to his worldview.
Other Personal Stories - this section
offers personal stories of those who sought through various
religions or religious groups until they too experienced "THE
TRUE LIGHT." We urge you to scroll through this section and
find the person whose path has in some ways been similar to yours. If his
or her email address is available, feel free to contact anyone whose
story is listed in this section.
Various Articles and FAQ - This is
probably one of the most important parts of this site. Various
articles are listed that address key issues that are especially
important to those who are seeking Ultimate Reality through Far
Eastern mystical practices or religions.
True Light Forum - In this section, you will be able to post questions and comments for
various individuals whose stories or articles appear on the True
||Thetruelight.net is based on a very unique and inspiring
book entitled, In Search of the True Light. Mike Shreve,
author of this book and founder of this website, has had a rich
variety of religious experiences in his life that have prepared
him for the multiple tasks associated with The True Light
Project. In his younger years, Mike Shreve was raised Roman
Catholic. Later on in life, he became deeply involved in the New
Age Movement and Far Eastern religions as he passionately sought
after the truth. Eventually, he became both a student of an Indian
guru and a teacher of Kundalini Yoga and meditation at four
|Then an experience of Ultimate Reality caused him to
both reevaluate, and in many ways change, many foundational
concepts in his belief system. Now Mike's heart is to lovingly
share, especially with those of his former mindset, the
life-changing answers he has discovered.
Mike Shreve's full story can be found under the section,
My Spiritual Journey.
Portrait of Mike Shreve in 1970.
Mike Shreve Today.
The True Light Project: Mission Statement
This website has been produced in conjunction with The
True Light Project. Individuals involved in this project have made a
life-long effort to search out True Light. They are constantly
testing the quality, purity and validity of various religions beliefs
professed to be accurate-in order to share their findings with those who
are seeking answers to life's questions. One of our foremost priorities is
maintaining great respect for every profession of faith and great love for
adherents of every worldview. However, our highest respect and our
greatest love is reserved for the truth.
Our Commitment to You
Ralph Waldo Emerson once commented, "I hate the
giving of the hand unless the whole man accompanies it." By visiting
this website, you have, in essence, reached out to receive the extended
hands of all who are part of the True Light Project. Please be
assured that each one of us would be quick to say-"the whole man
accompanies it." We are committed to help, in any way possible, those
who need assistance in their search for True Light. Please do not
hesitate to communicate with us if you feel the need to do so.