How does healing happen on our mindlines?

Practical Time Travel for Everyday Mystics: A Serial Essay (installment 4)

Julia Mossbridge, PhD
11 min readJun 29, 2022

And I love you in a place where there’s no space or time
I’ve loved you for my life, you are a friend of mine
And when my life is over, remember when we were together
We were alone and I was singin’ my song for you

— Leon Russell, A Song for You

Remember the “worldline” back from the first essay (essay 1)? Our worldlines trace our path in spacetime from the moment we’re born to the moment we die. But not every moment is equal in our conscious experience of our lives. I like to call “flagpole moments” the landmarks on our worldlines that seem to attract our attention during practical time travel trips. Flagpole moments are usually an emotional transition — a move, a graduation, a death, a marriage, a birth, a first kiss. These are physical things that really happened or will happen, and you can notice, remember, imagine, and think about them. But we haven’t talked about how practical time travel itself — the noticing, remembering, imagining and thinking — is not captured on your worldline. We need a different kind of map for mental things like practical time travel — a map that lives only in time.

Let’s call this time-only mind map your mindline. Your mindline captures all the experiences you…



Julia Mossbridge, PhD

Acting CEO LightRoot Quantum, Affiliate Prof., Dept. of Physics and Biophysics at U. San Diego; Board Chair, The Institute for Love and Time (TILT)