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Jim McCarty

Jim McCarty

Saturday, November 18, 2017, 2 to 4 pm

Ice House Theatre
Mercer & Independence Streets
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411


(Suggested donation: $35)

Ascension: How Does it Work? Who is Involved?

"There are those of three levels watching over harvest.

The first level is planetary and that which may be called angelic. This type of guardian includes the mind/body/spirit complex totality or higher self of an entity and those inner plane entities which have been attracted to this entity through its inner seeking.

The second class of those who ward this process are those of the Confederation who have the honor/duty of standing in the small places at the edge of the steps of light/love so that those entities being harvested will not, no matter how confused or unable to make contact with their higher self, stumble and fall away for any reason other than the strength of the light. These Confederation entities catch those who stumble and set them aright so that they may continue into the light.

The third group watching over this process is that group you call the Guardians. This group is from the octave above our own and serves in this manner as light-bringers. These Guardians provide the precise emissions of light/love in exquisitely fastidious disseminations of discrimination so that the precise light/love vibration of each entity may be ascertained.

Thus the harvest is automatic in that those harvested will respond according to that which is unchangeable during harvest. That is the violet-ray emanation. However, these helpers are around to ensure a proper harvesting so that each entity may have the fullest opportunity to express its violet-ray selfhood."

Jim McCarty was born on May 10, 1947, in Kearney, Nebraska. He was graduated from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 1970 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree with majors in Business Administration and Sociology. In 1972 He was graduated from the University of Florida with a Master’s Degree in Education. In 1974 he moved to the woods of central Kentucky and formed the Rock Creek Survival School where he taught a self-therapy technique called Brain Self-Control. In December of 1980 he joined L/L Research where Don Elkins and Carla L. Rueckert were researching the field of the paranormal in general and contact with extraterrestrial intelligence in particular. Three weeks later the Ra Contact began which produced 106 sessions with the social memory complex of Ra, and five books of The Law of One series were published documenting this contact. Don Elkins passed away in 1984, and Jim and Carla married and continued the work of L/L Research until Carla passed away in 2015. With the help of Gary Bean and Austin Bridges Jim continues the work of L/L Research today.

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John L. Petersen

John L. Petersen

Saturday, December 9, 2017, 2 to 4 pm

Country Inn
South Washington St.
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411


(Suggested donation: $35)

WHAT’S COMING OUR WAY? The next decade will be stranger than you think!

We’re sitting on the cusp of the most profound change in human history that is converging from many directions. Breakthroughs in healthcare, energy, transportation, education, and almost every other sector, are coming together with unanticipated shifts in attitudes and values, unseen planetary and cosmic activity and the emergence of a new generation of children with seemingly magical capabilities. The result will a future that is very, very different from what we find familiar.

Our own John Petersen, one of the most creative thinkers about the future, returns for an update survey about the amazing things that are happening in both the conventional and unconventional spaces—all of which are rapidly pushing humanity toward the biggest fundamental shift in history. He’ll paint a picture of the many scientific and technological breakthroughs that are on the horizon and integrate that world with the unprecedented forces that are at work in the larger cosmos, accelerating humanity toward an epic transformation that will launch the new human and result in a new world.

This is big picture stuff, developed in a clear way that will encourage you about where the world is going and what many sources are saying about what is likely to happen in the next two or three years . . . and the following two decades.

John Petersen is considered by many to be one of the most informed futurists in the world. He is best-known for writing and thinking about high impact surprises—wild cards—and the process of surprise anticipation and for having conceived of and developed the first national surprise anticipation system in the world for the government of Singapore.

In 1989, Petersen founded The Arlington Institute (TAI), a non-profit, future-oriented research institute where he now edits and publishes FUTUREdition, an internationally acclaimed newsletter that tracks early indicators of potentially significant futures.

Mr. Petersen's government and political experience include stints at the National War College, the Institute for National Security Studies, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, and the National Security Council staff at the White House. He is a decorated veteran of both the Vietnam and Persian Gulf wars. He has served in senior advisory, fundraising and policy positions for a number of presidential political campaigns and was an elected delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1984.

An award-winning writer, Petersen has written three books. He has also written many articles and papers on different aspects of the future including national security and the military, the future of energy and the future of the media. His current book, A Vision for 2012: Planning for Extraordinary Change, presents a systems approach for preparing for big change whether from the perspective of a government, organization, or individual.

Currently the chairman of the board of the Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation, he is a former network member of the Global Business Network, a fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science, and is a member of the Global Agenda Council of the Geography of Innovation for the World Economic Forum.


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Gregg Braden

Gregg Braden

Saturday, January 20, 2018, 1:30 to 5 pm

Star Theatre
37 N Washington Street
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411


(Suggested donation: $65)

Human by Design!

What would it mean to discover that we’re designed to live extraordinary lives that include self-healing, extended lifespans and deep intuition?

Is it possible that these advanced states of consciousness, achieved by monks, shamans, yogis and mystics, and considered rare in the past, are actually meant to be a normal part of everyday life?

How differently would we live our lives knowing that we’re the result of an intentional design rather than the product of a chance evolutionary process?

We no longer need to ask these questions as “What if?”

Recent discoveries ranging from human evolution and genetics to the new science of neuro-cardiology (the bridge between the brain and the heart) have overturned 150 years of scientific beliefs when it comes to the way we think of ourselves: our origin, our capabilities and our potential. From longevity and the way we age, to our ability to sense the future before it happens and tune our intuition deeply to one another and all life, only recently has science confirmed what we commonly sense in our childhood—that we’re not what we’ve been told, and much more than we’ve ever imagined!

Join five-time New York Times bestselling author, and internationally-renowned pioneer in bridging science and spirituality Gregg Braden on Saturday, January 20th at 1:30 pm in his highly visual program where he will share the discoveries and techniques that zero in on the facts of why you’re Human by Design and “wired” to be extraordinary! This multi-sensory program is your opportunity to:
  • Discover the evidence that overturns-plus 150 years of mainstream thinking when it comes to our origin, and the role of evolution in our lives.
  • Witness the discoveries that catapult us beyond the conventional thinking when it comes to our capabilities, and how to implement them in your life!
  • Discover the facts of ancient and indigenous wisdom that are now supported by 21st century science when it comes to our relationship with our body and the world!
  • Learn the time-tested and easy-to-use techniques to:
  • access deep states of intuition
  • create deep states of emotional and physical healing
  • reduce / prevent the erosion of our DNA time-lock that leads to disease and aging
  • discover the mystery and meaning of hidden, yet powerful, states of super consciousness
  • apply these discoveries in intimate personal relationships, business relationships, making life-changing decisions, and for core healing from the inside out!
There are so many discoveries that no longer fit the conventional thinking when it comes to us, and our relationship to the world, that they can no longer be ignored. Now we must embrace the discoveries to write our new human story. The key: The better we know ourselves, the better equipped we are for whatever life brings our way. It’s this simple fact that lies at the core of this new program: Human By Design based on his NEW book, Human by Design! From Evolution By Chance To Transformation By Choice.

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Robert David Steele

Robert David Steele

Saturday, February 10, 2018, 2 pm

Ice House Theatre
Mercer & Independence Streets
Berkeley Springs, WV 25411


(Suggested donation: $35)

A Grand Strategy for the United States: How do we get from here to the new US?

Robert David Steele is the pro bono Chief Enabling Officer (CeO) of Earth Intelligence Network, a 501c3 devoted to teaching holistic analytics (HA), true cost economics (TCE), and open source everything engineering (OSEE).

He seeks to create an international Open Source (Technologies) Agency for local to global information-sharing and sense-making as well as OSEE innovation. His ideas would enable the achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals — first within the USA and then globally — within a decade or two at 10-20% of the cost of the prevailing industrial-donor model.

As a citizen he has created #UNRIG, a non-profit civics education campaign, and has been joined with Cynthia McKinney to create an educational movement (not a party), We the People – Unity for Integrity, being the unification of the populist right and left with people of color, Latinos, and all small parties and Independents, to restore integrity to the US Government via an Election Reform Act of 2017 whose short title is the Integrity Act. Citizens of all countries are invited to visit #UNRIG: Summer of Peace (Beyond Trump & Sanders) and donate, receiving a certificate as a Founding Citizen.

Steele was recommended for the NOBEL PEACE PRIZE in 2017 by Jan H. Kalvik, as disclosed in his essay “Intelligence & the Nobel Peace Prize,”Defence and Intelligence Norway.

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