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"I bow to your commitment and service to humanity, and for all your guidance in softening my heart.”
"For 50 years I worked in our family business so I understand your situation. Not only do you work long hours, but there is always something to deal with... like equipment dying. I get emotional when I think of the gift that you have made available to humankind. You have done all the hard work (the heavy lifting). As someone who has waited many lifetimes, it has taken me 70 years to truly appreciate your gift."
“I’ve wanted to let you know that the sessions we did together were life transforming. I use it in my work with clients everyday. If you could be a fly on the wall in my office you would here your love and wisdom continuing to spread. Thank you, thank you for all you’ve done, and continue to do, for me and for my family. I love you so much and you are always, always in my heart.”
"Your consistent and persistent energy, insight and talent continues to enable me to WAKE UP. I hope you realize how much you’re helping us see the true nature of our minds. Namaste!"
"Thank You. I look forward to your new series as I look forward to your Commentaries. I enjoy my time in the morning reading your insights. Thank you for all that you do."
"You said something so profound in your Sunday radio broadcast when you mentioned the time you were in India meditating. What you said has stayed with me ever since and wanted to share. When you completed your meditation, something changed for you when you looked down and decided to 'get rid of Gregory.' You are quite a special person in this Universe, dear Gregory. There is only 'this moment' and the 'beauty of silence.' I discover so much about myself when I take 'Charlene' out of the picture. Thanks for being the light and blessing you are!"
"Gregory, I have been following Aspire since about 1990. I have been reading your Sweet No-thing every day. One thing you taught me is letting go, that was one of the hardest thing to do. I grew up in Japan as a child, my dad was in the Navy. When I was 19, I spent a year on a remote island off Okinawa called Kuma Jima. In all my years I realize that life is about knowing not believing. Without your teachings I would never have found myself. I just wanted to thank you.”
“Recently, I was working as a live-in caregiver for a new client. It was an extremely challenging situation, dealing with someone who has advanced Alzheimers and was grieving for her sister, who had recently passed away. On my second day (Sunday), she informed me that she was going to watch church services on TV. I braced myself for the typical screaming evangelical preachers that are usually on television. Then, your show, Aspire, came on and I felt your words soothe my soul. I was so grateful for your inspiration. It was a bit of light: that came shining through in a very dark home. I’ve seen your show many times since and have purchased some of your Discourses. I am glad to see you are still touching those hearts that are open to your message. I hope to attend one of your Workshops one day.”
“We watch your show every Sunday morning and you inspire and enlighten us to follow our dreams and learn to Love. Thank you.”
"I can't begin to tell you how much your support with Meditations and Discourses have fulfilled my life. Thank you for everything you do, it truly makes a difference."
"Your website is magnificent - congratulations on your excellent work."
“Dear Dr. Penn, I am in a correctional prison in Chula Vista and I will be here for the next 6 months. I have been watching your Aspire program show and I am beginning to see how I have lived on the outside and how self-destructive I have been. The shows I am watching now, We Know Not What We Do, have really been helping me and some of the other inmates here. Thank you for making your show to help us all.”
“I am inexplicably happy to see that your programs are now on YouTube, I watch and learn from them nearly every day. I spend my lunch hour at work listening to you and am very inspired by your area of Carmel and especially Big Sir where some of the TV programs were filmed – so beautiful! I want to say THANK YOU for not ever giving up on all of us and giving of your heart to the sometime lost souls of the world, we need you so badly.”
“Your program this morning “Passing Through The Fires” is what I am experiencing. I receive criticism and grief from my family, who don't understand that I need to live my own path. I feel very isolated and alone, ridiculed by family. I sincerely thank you for this work you have lovingly devoted your life to. Your message is still as important today as when you started your practice many years ago. It is extremely valuable and has no expiration date. Your voice is a blessing to those of us ready to hear it.”
"I'm SO happy to find and connect with you again! My mom used to attend your biofeedback classes in Escondido way back when and loved you very much. I grew up watching Aspire and have missed seeing it. You taught me the value of 'surrender' and 'namaste.' Thank you for that."
“Gregory, thank you for your new website and your radio program - your heartfelt vibes float across the seas to me in Australia.”
“Your program saved my life! No joke. I was about to do something very hateful and your program made me stop and ask myself, 'What is the point of it all?' To say the least, I am very grateful for the pause you gave me. By the way, things turned out well for all involved.”
“Thank you for Aspire. I have watched it for over 20 years and this is the first time I have ever given anything to support it. I am sorry. I always thought someone else would do it for me. How selfish have I been? I am going to be better about giving from now on. Aspire and you, Gregory, have helped more than I can ever express in words.”
“I was in California visiting my kids, when I happened upon your Aspire show one Sunday morning. I must tell you that every word was for me and I can not thank you enough for the courage you show in speaking the way you do. I am so happy I can continue to watch Aspire on the website!”
“Dear Gregory, how daring you and your supporters are in this kind of world. I am very grateful for your bravery.”