Jan 31, 2023 – Sonic Science and Cymatics (LES Reboot!) – – RSVPs are closed (we are at full capacity)

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Cymatics imageAfter a several-year hiatus Louisville Esoteric Society is rebooting. We’re going to begin holding monthly meetings at a few of our regular members’ homes. Seating will be limited and our long-term members will be given first right of refusal for the available spots before they are opened to others on our email subscribers list.

RSVPs are closed (we are at full capacity)

TOPIC:       
Sonic Science and Cymatics, presented by Bob Hartye
A video presentation on how sound is made visible, how sound gives birth to light, and an exploration of recent, little-known science on biological and healing mechanisms of sound and music.  Approx. 1 hour with discussion to follow.
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WHERE:  
Jim Patterson’s home (just south of Hikes Point in Louisville) – RSVP for the address

WHEN:

Tuesday, Jan 31, 2023 – Meeting starts at 6:30 PM; Doors open at 5:45 PM
Arrive anytime on/after 5:45 PM for social engagement, adult beverages and maybe a few light snacks.

RSVP:       
This event is now full and at capacity!  Thanks for your prompt responses.
For this particular session we currently have six available seats. This is a free gathering (no charge).

If you are interested in attending please RSVP as soon as possible to Jim Patterson at jlpatters77@yahoo.com. Do not RSVP unless you are sure you will be attending. RSVPs will be allocated in the order they are received. (This post will be updated to indicate when the seating is full.)

We look forward to gathering again and meeting new seekers!

[Featured image by Natural Math on flickr via CC BY-SA 2.0 License]

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Changes to Louisville Esoteric Society

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Louisville Esoteric Society has lost our lease in Bakery Square due to a business expansion next door overtaking our space.  After a fruitful six years of thought-provoking presentations we’ve decided it’s time for LES to evolve. For the time being we will discontinue our regular twice-a-month public meetings, but may re-start public meetings at some point in the future. If we do, we’ll post a notice here, so you will be aware of our plans.  

It’s been a wonderful six-year run.  Thanks to all those who chose to financially and spiritually support our intent to have a private and inspirational location for our gatherings.  Thanks to all those who have taken the initiative to present great topics to our group over the years.  The relationships we’ve formed are invaluable.  It’s you who’ve made the difference!

November 23, 2016 – No Meeting (Thanksgiving Holiday week)

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The meeting for the 4th Wednesday of November (the 23rd) is cancelled:  Thanksgiving week break.

 

November 9, 2016 – LES Business Meeting (Pre-Paid Members only)

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We will have an LES Business Meeting for our next session on Wednesday Nov. 9 at 6:30 PM.  Current Prepaid Members only – please make every effort to attend!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

July 27 – No Meeting

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Due to summer vacations, we are cancelling our next regular meeting on Wed, July 27th.

 

We will resume our usual meeting schedule (2nd and 4th Wed. each month) in August.

June 22 – No Meeting

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Due to two Member-only events this week, we are cancelling our regular meeting on Wed, June 22.  We also want to alert you that due to Summer vacations there will be only one meeting in July on Wed, July 13th. We will resume our usual meeting schedule (2nd and 4th Wed. each month) in August.

January 27, 2016: Members-only Meeting

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Our next meeting on Wednesday January 27, 2016 at 6:30 PM will be “Members-Only.”  All pre-paid LES members will receive an email with details for our gathering that evening.  We’re looking forward to seeing everyone on the 27th!

December 23, 2015 – No Meeting: Holiday Break

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The meeting for the 4th Wednesday of December (the 23rd) is cancelled:  Holiday week break.  See you in January!

November 25, 2015 – No Meeting: Thanksgiving Week Break

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The meeting for the 4th Wednesday of November (the 25th) is cancelled:  Thanksgiving week break.

 

 

August 19, 2015 – The Metaphysical Nature of Wood

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Join us Wednesday August 19,  2015 at 6:30 PM for “The Metaphysical Nature of Wood presented by Thomas Freese.

Louisville Esoteric Society will host Thomas Freese, author/storyteller/artist on  August 19 for a presentation about trees, the “Standing People.” The Standing People—trees—are our planetary partners in healing. Thomas Freese has worked with wood for over 30 years, crafting a line of jewelry, wood wands, spoons and ornaments. Trees and wood have many properties to share, similar to the metaphysical offerings of stones and crystals. Thomas will bring his wood crafts and share some of the wisdom of woods.

As Marshall McLuhan said in the 1970s, “The medium IS the message.” Thomas has taken woods to psychics to receive information. In addition he has researched in books and online about the folklore, nature wisdom and metaphysical uses of various woods and writes,  “When I see a sculpture in a museum and it merely says ‘wood” for the material the artist used; I have to sigh and roll my eyes. What KIND of wood, where was the wood taken from, was it architectural salvage or wood struck by lightning? Wood is not plastic and this living medium offers us so many blessings beyond the practical.

 

Researchers from the University of Edinburgh have shown that trees grow faster when high levels of cosmic radiation reach the earth’s surface, concluding that cosmic radiation impacts tree growth even more than annual temperature or rainfall. Secondly, renowned researcher, Lawrence Edwards, found that tree buds changed shape and size rhythmically, in regular cycles all through winter, directly correlating to the moon and planets. The oak for example, appears to change with Mars, the Beech with Saturn and the Birch with Venus. Curiously, Edwards also found that overhead power lines disrupted this planetary influence.” Excerpted from: http://www.bethmoon.com/DiamondNights.html

Hope you’ll join us for what will surely be an enlightening and entertaining evening.  Some of Thomas’ wood art creations will be available for purchase.

For more information about Thomas Freese,  check out his website at: http://www.thomaslfreese.com/

 

All sincere seekers are welcome.  $10 for pay-as-you-go attendees; No charge for LES pre-pay Members.

 

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