Theosophical Society of Greater Cleveland
Besant Lodge
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MAY

Sunday, May 6, 2:00-4:00 pm
MEMBERS TEA SOCIAL

Members are asked to bring a friend to join us for an afternoon of socializing and special re-freshments. We will have the opportunity to get to know each other better, and review the many benefits of membership in the Theosophical Society. Hostess Bernadette Jones will pro-vide us a lovely setting and delicacies to welcome Spring.
Members and friends of members.

Saturday, May 19, 10:00 am-1:30 pm
TAOISM AND THE YEAR OF THE EARTH DOG
Presenter: Mary Ellen Derwis

This special workshop will explore 2018, the Chinese year of the dog. Mary Ellen Derwis returns and asks us to think of the qualities and social structure of the dog and also the element Earth. We will explore the energy patterns of this powerful year through meditation, Chi Kung and movement, breath, feng shui (yes, this is also a Taoist practice) and the elemental forces of nature to determine the best way to support wellness in body, mind, and spirit. There will be time for lunch - brown bag or nearby restaurant.
All are welcome. Suggested donation: $20 for members; $25 for non-members

Mary Ellen Derwis is a Chi Nei Tsang Senior Teacher for the Universal Healing Tao system. She shares meditation, chi kung practice and Chi Nei Tsang applied chi kung to the body with her students.

Sunday, May 27, 2:00-4:00 pm
MEDITATION WITH MIKE
Presenter: Michael Murphy

This program is a guided meditation followed by a group discussion. The topic for the presentation will be: How the Earth is Changing with our Thoughts. Where are we on life's journey? Member Michael Murphy will facilitate these series of presentations. All are welcome.

JUNE

Sunday, June 3, 2:00-4:00 pm
*BESANT LODGE INITIATION AND REDEDICATION

A celebration of the initiation of new members, and a remembrance of those members who have passed on. We will also rededicate ourselves and the lodge to the ideals, principles, and objectives of the Theosophical Society.
For members only.

Sunday, June 10, 2:00-4:00 pm
MEDITATION WITH MIKE
Presenter: Michael Murphy

This program is a guided meditation followed by a group discussion. The topic for today is: The Centering of Your Thought Pattern.
All are welcome.

Saturday, June 16, 2:00-4:00 pm
SPRING EQUINOX DRUMMING: LANGUAGE OF THE TREES
Presenter: Bev Cotton

We suggest a walk in nature beforehand, if possible, to connect with a tree and see if it has a message for you. Bring a leaf, if possible. If not, leaves will be available. Drums will be provid-ed or bring your own. At the end of drumming, we will use tree oracle cards to give you a per-sonal message. Bring along any other musical sound makers to add to the drumming. Extra drums and rattles are available, if needed.
All are welcome.

Sunday, June 24, 2:00-4:00 pm
HANDWRITING ANALYSIS
Presenter: Raven Dana

Handwriting analysis is a clinical science, like psychology, used to help determine the specific strengths and weaknesses of the writer. Handwriting is literally frozen body language that shows the mind's patterns and reveals over 100 personality traits. You will learn some basics that can help you make better decisions, whether looking for an employee or mate. You will learn how to work with your own handwriting to develop positive traits.
All are welcome.

Raven Dana is a life coach, author, Dream Teacher, and Reiki Master and workshop presenter. She received her Certification in Handwriting Analysis via handwriting experts Curt and Bart Baggett.

JULY

Sunday, July 8, 2:00-4:00 pm
BEHIND THE NUMBERS
Presenter: Todd Anthonsen

This presentation on numerology will provide you with an introductory understanding of the nature of numbers and their significance on how they impact your perception of names and words. A worksheet will be provided to reveal the numbers of your name and birthday.
All are welcome.

Todd Anthonsen's awakening began in the 90's with a repeating nod from Presence calling out from behind 11:11. In March of 2007 after releasing a crippling addiction, Todd experienced a profound transformation which led him to realizing his passion and calling: the study, application, and teaching of the hidden language of numbers. Copies of Todd's book Behind the Numbers and a spiritual coloring book will be available for purchase.

Sunday, July 15, 2:00-4:00 pm
SECRETS OF THE LIBRARY
Presenter: Carol Marino

Carol Marino, Besant's Co-Librarian, will introduce you to the breadth and width of the incredible contents of our own library. She will highlight the authors, philosophies, religions, reference works, class support materials, and all the topics from aliens to UFO's that the shelves hold. Non-reference items are available for borrowing to the members of the Theosophical Society. Come learn about the hidden treasures you may be missing.
All are welcome.

Sunday, July 29, 2:00-4:00 pm
MEDITATION WITH MIKE
Presenter: Michael Murphy

This program is a guided meditation followed by a group discussion. The topic for today is: Harvesting of the Bounty in the Garden of Life.
All are welcome.

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The opinions and statements made by all speakers and facilitators do not necessarily reflect the opinions and beliefs of The Theosophical Society in America or its members.

All programs are by donation (Suggested $10.00 for members; $15.00 for non-members) unless stated otherwise. All donations are welcome.

All questions regarding programs can be directed to Pat Dobrovic (440-845-8830).

Updated 4/19/2018

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