NOVEMBER

 

Sunday November 11 6:30-8:30pm
CLIMATE DESTABILIZATION: OUR LONG SLOW EMERGENCY

VIDEO & DISCUSSION NIGHT ~ 2nd Sunday of each month, 6:30-8:30pm

We are at a crossroads in our history. We are on the precipice of destroying our habitat, the very earth that gives us sustenance and supports life. Our multiple challenges of climate change, deforestation, overgrazing, fisheries collapse, food insecurity, and the rapid extinction of species are all part of a single, over-arching problem: Humanity has overshot the carrying capacity of the Earth.

Join with others willing to honestly face our situation and have the most important discussion of our lives: how we pull out of our ecological nosedive and transition to a life-affirming global culture, an earth community of sustainability, justice, and peace!

We show a different video each session and discuss a range of important issues and options to address them.

For detailed information on each session, see https://betseydowning.com/upcoming-events/ . Information will be posted 5-6 days prior to the event.

PRACTICES AND ACTIONS TO CREATE RESILIENCE ~ 4th Sunday of each month, 6:30-8:00pm

In these sessions we focus on creating resilience, both individually and in community. It includes personal practices such as deep breathing and meditation to calm and center ourselves, as well as actions we can take in our communities to adapt to the coming changes brought on by climate destabilization.

Bring your comments, questions, ideas, and friends! Free! Open to all!
Presented by the Citizens Climate Collaborative:
Betsey Downing, Tana Hartman Thorn,
Dirk Kelder, and Jim Sander

Monday November 12 7:00-8:15pm
Find Yourself-Find Happiness
with Judy Halliwell-Holistic Master Energy Practitioner

Why do we need to know more about ourselves? The need to know more about ourselves comes from feelings of separation and the need to be loved. At our core we desire to be loved. Why then do we seem to at all cost make ourselves available to love and fail? With divorce and drug addiction rate at a record high what are we doing wrong? What have we missed? The world seems to be in struggle. Why are we struggling? What do we need to know? Do you feel that your life has been lived on an endless treadmill or roller coaster?

Come join me and learn; to be aware of what you continue to create and why, recognize the repeating patterns that inhibit your happiness and begin to define your life with peace, love, joy, and abundance.

Judy has been a certified Holistic Master Energy Practitioner since 2005, a Kinesiology Professional, Certified and Clinical Hypnotherapist, intuitive counselor, teacher, Reiki Master, non-denominational minister, and creator of the paradigm “The Reflections of Harmony”™ Knowledge of Wholeness. Judy’s goal to help people find inner peace, relaxation, and balance so that they may continue to grow, move forward and enjoy life.She served as an Administrative Assistant to Dr. Susan Baker who was the key Speaker at 1st World Congress, Vienna on Resilience Therapy. She has Degreed in Metaphysics at the Natural Psychic School of Metaphysics and is an Ordained Minister, Doctor of Divinity, and Doctor of Metaphysics as well as a Certified Sacred Heart Yoga Instructor. Contact information: 412-559-2573 interiorchanges@aol.com Judyhalliwell.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4s9_Nlx974g

Tuesday November 13. 7:00-8:00pm
Body-meditation:A Tool For Curing So-Called Plantar Fasciitis Heel Pain

Body meditation for optimal movement is not about physical exercise. It is not about making strenuous efforts. It’s about awakening your body-awareness. It’s about learning to quietly listen. Body meditation is about learning to listen to the power of silence. Modern technology has not helped with this listening process, You need no tools, apart from patience and quiet, to carry out these simple and insightful, exercises. Designed to take you back to the ease of movement you enjoyed as a youngster.

My body-awareness journey started over 30 years ago. I was studying the
Bruce Lee fighting style, Jeet Kune Do. The underlying philosophy of this martial art is simple: “Adapt what is useful, reject what is useless, and add what is specifically
your own.”

I was more recently re-introduced to the power of body-awareness by the
Feldenkrais Method. Subsequent studies of body movement techniques certainly worked for my eight year research journey into the mysteries of acute morning
heel pain. For which there is no consensus as to the cause. My research led me to conclude that a more appropriate name for this condition is nociceptive foot pain
(NFP). NFP heel pain has nothing to do with inflammation of the plantar fascia. It is a warning signal, by our nervous system, that we need to change the way we move, or
serious injury will ensue. It would appear that this condition generally arises due to issues in our hips.

Dr. Kevin Morgan: A retired veterinary research scientist. Born in 1943, raised innpost-war England, he learned to be self-reliant. Kevin completed the
Lake Placid Ironman for the fifth time in 2011, at age 68, as the only person in the world to complete such a race with an abdominal aortic aneurysm stent graft. When
asked why he continues these grueling races, he replies, I love the life-style, and it keeps me out of assisted living! An avid gardener, Dr. Morgan lives on a plant-based diet, and works to solve aging and exercise-induced aches and pains.

 

Wednesday November 14 7:00-8:30pm
Close Encounters of the 5th Kind (CE-5)
Human-Initiated-Contact
Video and 20-minute Meditation

with Oasis founder Robert Roskind, author of A Guide for an Awakening Planet


CE-5 stands for Close Encounters of the Fifth kind which means that it is possible for us “humans” to invoke encounters with extraterrestrial life forms. It is what we call Human Initiated Contact. The term CE-5 was created by Dr. Steven Greer. He is the founder of the CSETI project and is the worlds most renowned researcher in regard to extraterrestrial life. Dr. Steven Greer has also been fighting for more than 20 years against the UFO secrecy that is being kept in place by many governments and against the military and industrial complex who want to keep the ET technology hidden from public because it would mean the end of our fossil fuel consumption as we know it.

Also, there will be several videos of Steven Greer and Grant Cameron with them discussing the Star People’s proven reality and how there are no “evil aliens,” only those who are assisting us in transforming our planet from fear to love and providing technology that will allow us a pollution-free, healthy future.

 

Thursday November 15  7:00-8:30pm
Meditation and Healing Workshop with Tom Spector, PhD

Tom’s Meditation Workshop is for everyone, even people who believe they could never meditate. Learn techniques to calm your busy mind and experience your precious Inner Being. Some healing techniques will also be presented. Tom is internationally regarded as a refreshingly effective meditation teacher. His teachings are clear and easy to follow. They combine profound meaning with light humor. Participants regularly enjoy the benefits of meditation. Many have life-transforming experiences.

Tom began meditating in 1968 while enrolled in a highly selective, intense graduate program at Yale University. He was struggling not only with the curriculum, but also with anger and a battered down self-esteem. Meditation clarified issues and elucidated the paths forward. Tom then completed the full PhD Program in record time. He has been teaching meditation and healing since 1976. Tom’s book, Our Two Gardens: How to Cultivate Healing and CD, Meditation and Healing, will be available at a discount.

Tom lives in North Carolina with his wife, Joanna, who teaches yoga at their studio. Learn more about meditation and yoga at www.hathahouse.com..

 

Inner_Worlds_Outer_Worlds_Film_PosterFriday November 16 7:00-8:30pm
Movies-That-Matter/Spiritual Cinema
Inner Worlds/Outer Worlds

This is a beautiful, peace-inducing video journey into remembering we are all much more than just a physical body encapsulating our egos and that a Divine intelligent pattern is designed into both our inner and outer worlds.

There is one vibratory source that connects all things. It has been called Akasha, the primordial OM, the music of the sphere, Indra’s net of jewels, and a thousand other names throughout history. The ancient teachers taught Nada Brahma; the universe is vibration. The vibratory field is at the root of all true spiritual experience and scientific investigation. It is the same field of energy that yogis, mystics, saints, Buddhas, shamans and seers has observed by looking within themselves.

Many of history’s monumental thinkers such as Pythagoras, Tesla, Einstein, Kepler, and Leonardo DaVinci, have come to the threshold of this mystery. In today’s society most of humanity has lost this ancient wisdom. We have strayed too far into the realm of thinking, and lost our connection to our inner worlds. This balance- what the Buddha called the middle way, what the Taoists called the balance of Yin and Yang, is the birthright of every human being. It is the common root of all sciences and all religions, and the link between our inner and outer worlds. International version includes narration in English, French, Spanish, German, and Hindi. Subtitles in English, French, Spanish, German, Hindi, Polish and Swedish.

samadhi-oasisSaturday November 17 7:30-9:00pm
Samadhi LIVE!! FREE!! AWESOME!

Samadhi is a soulful kirtan band based in North Carolina. Although the term kirtan is originally from India, we celebrate traditions from around the world that foster community gatherings centered around devotional call and response singing. Kirtan transforms the spirit, bringing us together, unifying our hearts and voices, sharing in the spirit. Because kirtan requires participation, WE NEED YOU! Our music is as diverse as our band, and with influences that include jazz, gospel, indie, rock n’roll, and soul, our chants range from moments of sweet intimacy to resounding expressions of the heart. Our members include Krishna Nama, Prema, Rangadevi, Steve, Kat, Julian, Courtney & Vikram.

Monday  November 19 7:00-8:30pm
Exploring the World of the Unseen with Elizabeth Foley, Ph.D.

Welcome to exploring the world of the unseen. Have your heard people talking, but no one was there? You feel someone touch you, but there is no one around. You see flashes of light or perhaps you hear footsteps at night. These examples and many more tells you that you have entered into the world of the unseen. So come and hear about stories of the unseen and from the realm of the unknown.

 

As seen on a Sussex Directories Inc site

Elizabeth J. Foley, Ph.D., is an International Spiritual Intuitive, Angelologist, Teacher, and Author located in Morrisville, NC.  Elizabeth is an Ordained Minister in the Order of Melchizedek through the Sanctuary of the Beloved. She holds Master Degrees in Counseling and Public Health from Boston University, and completed her doctoral program in Metaphysics at the American Institute of Holistic Theology in 2014.

She has presented at the 2005 Berkshire Paranormal Conference in North Adams, MA and has appeared on various radio and television shows including Univision Nueva Inglaterra Television and the Liz Walker Show-WBZ. Elizabeth conducts private reading sessions and facilitates unique spiritual and psychic development workshops throughout the US and Canada.

Elizabeth formerly enjoyed a successful career in the healthcare field with emphasis on clinical research, and more than 10 years in the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industry, and she makes her home in Morrisville, NC.  To learn more about Elizabeth, go to www.elizabethfoleyphd.com

 

 

OPEN WEDS NOV 21 11am-6pm

CLOSED THANKSGIVING
Blessings!!

 

I_Am_documentary_2011_PosterFriday November 23  7:00-9:00pm
Movies-That-Matter/Spiritual Cinema
I AM

I AM is the story of a successful Hollywood director, Tom Shadyac (LIAR LIAR, NUTTY PROFESSOR, BRUCE ALMIGHTY), who experienced a life threatening head injury, and his ensuing journey to try and answer two very basic questions: What s wrong with our world? and What can we do about it?

With a film crew of four, Tom visits some of today s great minds, including authors, poets, teachers, religious leaders, and scientists (Howard Zinn, Lynn McTaggart, Desmond Tutu, Thom Harmann, Coleman Barks) searching for the fundamental endemic problem that causes all of the other problems, while simultaneously reflecting on this own life choices of excess, greed and eventual healing.

We started by asking what s wrong wit the world, and ended up discovering what s right with it. Tom Shadyac
‘Amazing…’ –Ellen Degeneres

Everyone needs to see this film! –Bruce Cohen, Academy Award Winning Producer (American Beauty)

Entertaining and enlightening. The I AM Documentary is a spark of light and a work of love. –Marianne Williamson, New York Times Best Seller

 

Saturday November 24 7:00-8:30pm FREE!
Wilton DuBois on the steel drum
RELAXING! RECENTERING!

“Where in the world can you go and have the opportunities you have here in the United States?” asks musician Wilton Dubois.

From Trinidad, a country smaller than Delaware, Wilton came here looking for a better life. Dubois later played steel drums with Trinidad Tripoli, a band brought to the states by Liberace. The band opened for Liberace, played on their own under contract with Warner Brothers, and once played on The Ed Sullivan Show.

www.resoundingsteel.org

 

Sunday November 25 6:30-8:30pm
CLIMATE DESTABILIZATION: OUR LONG SLOW EMERGENCY

VIDEO & DISCUSSION NIGHT ~ 2nd Sunday of each month, 6:30-8:30pm

We are at a crossroads in our history. We are on the precipice of destroying our habitat, the very earth that gives us sustenance and supports life. Our multiple challenges of climate change, deforestation, overgrazing, fisheries collapse, food insecurity, and the rapid extinction of species are all part of a single, over-arching problem: Humanity has overshot the carrying capacity of the Earth.

Join with others willing to honestly face our situation and have the most important discussion of our lives: how we pull out of our ecological nosedive and transition to a life-affirming global culture, an earth community of sustainability, justice, and peace!

We show a different video each session and discuss a range of important issues and options to address them.

For detailed information on each session, see https://betseydowning.com/upcoming-events/ . Information will be posted 5-6 days prior to the event.

PRACTICES AND ACTIONS TO CREATE RESILIENCE ~ 4th Sunday of each month, 6:30-8:00pm

In these sessions we focus on creating resilience, both individually and in community. It includes personal practices such as deep breathing and meditation to calm and center ourselves, as well as actions we can take in our communities to adapt to the coming changes brought on by climate destabilization.

Bring your comments, questions, ideas, and friends! Free! Open to all!
Presented by the Citizens Climate Collaborative:
Betsey Downing, Tana Hartman Thorn,
Dirk Kelder, and Jim Sander

Tuesday  November 27 7:00-9:00pm
CREATING MORE CLARITY AND GREATER FULFILLMENT IN YOUR LIFE

with Kezia  Renee Lechner

The planet, along with all beings upon her, are undergoing massive upheaval, transformation and change.It can be uncomfortable and scary, but also it is a wonderful time to center oneself and manifest with greater clarity, purpose and ease. Are you unsure of where you are headed ? Do you have a vision, but don’t know how to proceed ? Are you aware of fears, blocks and baggage that could be holding you back ?

During an experiential evening of Transformational Intuitive Coaching and hands on Energy Healing I will provide individual sessions for this who choose to work with me. People who came to my presentations express that they leave feeling lighter and less burdened, with more clarity and passion about moving forward on their path.

Kezia Renee Lechner moved to this area from Philadelphia. She offers private sessions and hosts a monthly, sliding scale Healing Clinic in Chapel Hill. Formerly a professional artist, she was a member of a National Artist’s Coaching Community for over a decade. Drawn to the Healing Arts, she became a Reiki Master in 1999, explored a number of other healing modalities and soon after established her own practice.

Over the years, as her sensitivity to energy and her intuitive abilities grew, she began to combine Intuitive Life Coaching with Reiki/Energy Healing, a blend she finds highly powerful and effective in helping clients move forward in their lives. To learn more about Kezia visit www.HeartofaHealer.comwww.OpenintoChange.com or contact her at 919 929 8749 – keziarenee@gmail.com

 

BEAUTY_PATH_NEW_267x360Wednesday November 28  7:00-8:00pm
Infusing Native American Wisdom in Our Daily Lives
with Oasis founder Roberrt Roskind author of The Beauty Path, A Native American Journey Into One Love

Until they were invaded by European conquerors, all Native American societies were based on three truths – we are all One with our Creator, one with our brothers and sisters, and one with the Earth. From this mindset they created societies that brought out the best in humanity. They were co-operative and love-based. The mindset of the conquerors – a mindset that now dominates the planet – is the opposite and based on three lies – we are separate from our Creator, from all our brothers and sisters and from the Earth. This world perspective brings out the worst in us as leads to the fractured world we have been sent here to heal through our love. As we heal this misconception within our own minds and hearts, our lives enter a mystical stream of energy that is the inheritance of every human – lovingly given to us by the Great Spirit.

ME REDWOODSRobert Roskind is the author of twelve books including Rasta Heart: A Journey into One Love, The Beauty Path: A Native American Journey into One Love, The Gathering of the Healers, In the Spirit of Marriage and In the Spirit of Business. He is also the producer of a record-breaking PBS series and the organizer of over 200 One Love Events in the U.S. and Jamaica. He has worked closely with Hopi, Havasupai and Mayan Elders. He lives in Carrboro and operates the Oasis.

 

Thursday November 29 7:00-8:00pm
Andy Ross & Sheffield Pulley
Love God Now!

Love God Now is a gathering place for those seeking a higher sense of self before what they consider most sacred through fellowship and community with those yearning for the same within themselves. Come explore the wonders and fullness of life and dig deep, beyond belief, into what it means to Love God Now. You dig?
Andy Ross is a progressive, independent minister who seeks to awaken others to the peace, love, and joy of God’s being through deep personal insight and transformative spiritual practice. His first book, Where is God? , is the introduction to a NEW theology for the HERE and NOW, honoring both the eternal moment and the progress of humanity. Andy lives in
the moment, but resides with his wife and two daughters in Wake Forest, NC.

 

www.andyrossministry.com

Sheffield Pulley is the author of the soon to be released NAO TE CHING and teaches carpe iam , a series of pillars and principles born out of the text that reveal a way of life founded
on The Way, the foundation of life and the space in between and beyond the contrast and chaos of life. This way of being lends clarity and context to one’s story, leading to a new sense
of self grounded in wholeness, hope, and service. He lives in the research triangle with At the Movies with his guru, his 8 year old

 

 

Friday November 30  7:00-8:30pm
Movies-to-Matter/Spiritual Cinema
KRATOM: A Leaf of Faith

 

Documentary filmmaker Chris Bell has built his career on investigating drug-related issues that plague athletes and the general public. Best known for Bigger, Stronger, Faster, a bold expose of steroid use by top competitive athletes — including his own ‘doping’ to gain muscle in his pursuit as a body builder — Bell is back with a documentary that addresses wide spread addiction worldwide, and especially in the US, to opioid painkillers. Having reached epidemic proportions, opioid addiction is currently one of the top causes of death in the U.S. — ranging from heroin (an opioid) overdose to abuse of synthetic opioids to withdraw from heroin addition and prescription of addictive opoids to relieve chronic pain.

STAGGERING STATISTICS

Bell’s documentary reveals the staggering statistics, and goes on to describe and advocate for an alternative substance — the Kratom leaf, harvested from a plant, Mitragyna speciosa, that grows abundantly in Southeast Asia, where it has for centuries been brewed into tea and used for mood elevation and to ease pain, without reported incidents of addiction or death.

THE QUEST FOR A SOLUTION

The documentary chronicles Bell’s quest for a full status report on Kratom’s standing with physicians, pharmacists, marketers, patients and various government agencies including the FDA and DEA. He finds varying opinions about the effectiveness, safety and need for regulation of Kratom, which is currently being sold over the counter in health food stores and head shops. The bottom line is that there have not yet been clinical tests to determine the effects and effectiveness of Kratom, so all opinions — including commentaries based on personal experience with the leaf — are is somewhat speculative, but it is generally agreed that there must be regulations regarding product authenticity and quality, and the requirement for accurate product labeling put into place.