Michael E. Tymn, a resident of Hawaii, USA.
A 1958 graduate
of the San Jose State University School of Journalism
(B.A. Public Relations), Mike had two concurrent careers
after spending three years as an officer in the U. S.
Marine Corps one as an insurance claims representative,
supervisor, and manager, and the other as a freelance
journalist. In his 40-year insurance career, Mike was
called upon daily to apply the scientific method by
weighing evidence in various types of civil claims and
litigation and to make decisions relative to settling
the claims or allowing them to go to trial. He also
served as an arbitrator for the Insurance Arbitration
Forums, making decisions in certain civil disputes.
He holds the professional designations of Chartered
Property and Casualty Underwriters (CPCU) and Associate
in Claims - Insurance Institute of America (AIC).
As a journalist,
Mike has contributed more than 1,500 articles to some
40 publications over the past 50 years. Writing assignments
have taken him to such diverse places as Bangkok, Panama,
Glastonbury (England), Jerusalem, Hollywood, St. Paul,
and Tombstone. He currently serves as editor of The
Searchlight, a quarterly publication of the Academy
of Spirituality and Paranormal Studies and as the Academy's
vice president. His metaphysical and paranormal articles
have appeared in FATE, Mysteries, Atlantis Rising,
Vital Signs, Venture Inward, Nexus, Psychic News, Psychic
Times, Christian Parapsychologist, Two Worlds, Dark
Lore, Alternatives, Alternate Perceptions, The Honolulu
Advertiser, The Honolulu Star-Bulletin, and The
Honolulu Star-Advertiser. His 2008 book, The
Articulate Dead was published by Galde Press and
is available at Amazon.com
much time to the study of psychical research over the
past two decades, Mike has found strong evidence for
the survival of consciousness and a more intelligent
afterlife than that provided by orthodox religion. He
says he is impelled to bring this evidence to the attention
of others, especially those in despair.
nationally ranked distance runner, Mike is also the
author of Running on Third Wind, a book which
explores the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual
aspects of running as a sport and fitness endeavor.
A native of Alameda, California, Mike now lives in Kailua,
Hawaii with his wife Gina.