Keith Hancock had what he later discovered were known as bodily and spiritually transcendental experiences every year from the age of about 15 to 35. Click here for a full account of his personal MERs (Mystical Experiences of Reality).

He was a Fleet Street journalist and news magazine editor then a senior consultant at J. Walter Thompson.

He travelled the world when he became chairman of his own advocacy public relations consultancy in London, then Canada.

In the meantime he examined Anglicanism, Quakerism, Catholicism, Sufism and related religions and experience. He was initiated into a school of spiritual studies after a year of preparation. Keith is a Mystic, Contemplative and Quietist.

He is now Publisher of mysticexperiences.net, a website devoted to MER (Mystical Experiences of Reality).


Few here of their kind,
Orphaned souls
No parents find
Entombed in man’s mortality
And man’s defaulting mind,
Neither human, nor sublime:
Lost, yet Divine.

Nanaimo, 2011.