Jock Whitehouse is the author of The Ledge of Quetzal. A
professional writer who studied under Rod Serling, he has spent
many years in Mexico, first as a child and later as an adult, where
he experienced the mystical native traditions that inform the
mythological core of his allegory. He lives in San Miguel de
Having worked as an animator for Walt Disney, and with over 35 years as a sculptor in bonze, Tom Knapp has to his credit more than 20 lifeand heroicsize bronzes in public venues in the USA and around the world, including the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame sculpture commissioned for the front of the Rose Bowl Stadium in Pasadena, CA. Today, Tom specializes in printmaking and illustration, and is actively represented in more than fifteen major galleries in the United States and Mexico. He lives in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico.
The Ledge of Quetzal, Beyond 2012 is fresh take on the
archetypal journey of spiritual self-discovery; a
beautifully-written and poetically-described shamanic adventure
story that integrates personal and universal evolution. Jock
Whitehouse is a born storyteller, and his wisely-envisioned,
mythical magical tale of transformation will delight, enchant, and
inspire you, carrying you to new heights of insight and
understanding. --David Jay Brown, coauthor of Conversations on
the Edge of the Apocalypse and Mavericks of the Mind--
A well-crafted and engaging adventure set in exotic Maya locales. More than a fine story, this book invites the reader to triumph over fear and experience the universal mysteries of spiritual transformation. --John Major Jenkins, author of Maya Cosmogenesis 2012 and The 2012 Story-- "Reviews"
An intimate journey of personal transformation and spiritual awakening, this book reveals important teachings at the same time it relates a compelling story. Prepare to curl up with it and savor each chapter. --Susan Page, author of Why Talking Is Not Enough-- "Reviews"
An intriguing and wellwritten tale that presents the message of the 'Harmonic Convergence of 2012' in a way that any thinking and feeling person could appreciate and take to heart: This is the moment to awaken to our divinity and shift the course of human evolution. Let us not forfeit this chance! --Jose Arguelles, Galactic Research Institute, author of The Mayan Factor and initiator of the Harmonic Convergence and the 13 Moon Calendar Change Peace Movement-- "Reviews"
Blazing with insights on the sacred process of personal transformation, The Ledge of Quetzal, Beyond 2012 is a welcome addition to the growing literature on the prophesies surrounding the Mayan Calendar and the Year 2012 -- and a vivid standout among the best of them. A dazzling, inspiring, often hallucinatory account of consciousness unfolding. --Joseph Dispenza is the author of God On Your Own: Finding a Spiritual Path Outside Religion and The Way of the Traveler-- "Reviews"
The call of a mourning dove spurs Daniel's magical journey in which the real promise of the Mayan Prophecy gradually comes to light. Jock Whitehouse, inventively mixing chronologies and cultures, provides Daniel with Leila the Teacher, Melchior the Shaman and a small brown and gray snake to guide him on his way to the Ledge of Quetzal. Here he comes full circle to a deep recognition of the dove's message. This is the way the universe is. A divine reality, comprehensible to us all, is present already and always. --Ann Jauregui, PhD, author of Epiphanies: Where Science & Miracles Meet and winner of 2008 Nautilus Book Award-- "Reviews"