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Hi all! Here's the Sacred Geometry bulletin for March-April 2010:
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1) Events: Interviews, Seminars, Workshops, Classes, Exhibits
2) New Products, Articles, Tutorials
3) Recent Introductions
4) Website(s) of Interest
5) Book(s) of Interest
6) Movie(s) of Interest
7) Music of Interest
8) Affiliate(s) of the Month
9) Quote(s) of the Month
10) Image(s) of the Month
11) Annual Multimedia Contest!
12) Request for Submissions

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1) Events: Interviews, Seminars, Workshops, Classes, Exhibits

CONSCIOUS CO-CREATION INTERVIEW:

I will be a guest on the 7th Wave VoiceAmerica radio show:
Awakening to Conscious Co-Creation Interview with Peter Tongue: Wednesday, May 12, 2010
from Noon-1PM PDT. Here's a description of the show ...

Since the beginning of time, there have been cosmic laws that govern all life from quarks to galaxies. Two world views; one of wholeness and inclusion, and the other, which permeates most of our thinking in both obvious and insidious ways, deals with separation, differences, specialness and exclusion. We have the power to choose – moment to moment – which thought system we want to use ... the one gently originating from a peaceful feeling beyond fearful or conflicted motivations, the other never quite resulting in anything we are happy with. The world view/identity/thought system of pure oneness engages these same universal laws in ways that result in vastly different experiences. Symbolic indicators in the material world in geometric form can be metaphoric reminders to choose the inclusive thought system which helps us forgive our misperceptions and ditch the victimizing, dysfunctional practice of blame, bringing our prodigal selves to lasting serenity.

... and my list of questions to cover ... in an hour! ... We'll see how far we get! It's always fun to do interviews, no matter how far we 'seem' to get! :-)

1 What are the two thought systems/identities/world views and why is this so pivotally important to any other conversation?
2 Why is A Course In Miracles your favorite book?
3 What are the seven Hermetic Laws of antiquity, and what is their importance to our life experience?
4 Why does the thought system of inclusion/wholeness/kindness engage these universal laws in a completely different way?
5 Why do you consider geometric (and other) forms merely placeholders or mnemonic aids?
6 What geometric symbols relate to the seven Hermetic Laws?
7 How can being aware of every day reminders help us forgive our misperceptions and limited ideas about others?
8 Why do the implications of modern physics offer profound tools for liberation?
9 What was the significance of your dream of being in the projection room of an empty theater?
10 What books, movies, music and media do you recommend and why?

I hope you can tune in!

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SAVE ON SACRED GEOMETRY DESIGN SOURCEBOOK (SGDS) - through May & June!

TWO (count 'em) great ways to get another copy (or perhaps your first!) of
Sacred Geometry Design Sourcebook (SGDS) at a reduced price for a limited time:

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Gary Renard, author of Disappearance of the Universe and Your Immortal Reality, both engaging (and entertaining!)
introductions to A Course In Miracles, will be here again (by popular demand!) this time with his equally inspiring
wife, Cindy, in Ashland on Saturday, July 17, 2010. Mark your calendars now, and register early for significant savings.
His podcasts with Gene Bogart are great fun (the first part with schedule updates, and more great content about
quantum forgiveness as the session progresses.

Nouk Sanchez and Tomas Vieira will give a 4-day workshop in Ashland, Oregon, Sep. 23-26, 2010. Their 3-day workshop
last month in Ashland, Oregon was tremendously helpful, and an excellent complement to the work of Gary Renard, and A Course In Miracles.
Here's a link if you'd like to be notified of their next workshop and related events.

BTW, if you would like to get regular updates on events and musings about A Course In Miracles and related
pure non-dualistic links, writings and other media, you might want to subscribe to the (free) ACIMblog bulletin here.
Starting in 2010, I will be moving the vast majority of information from these bulletins about ACIM-related events and
information to the ACIMblog bulletin, so please subscribe now to this free monthly bulletin if you're interested. Thanks!

The exhibit of all 12 of my "Martineau Solar System Series" giclée prints at the Peace House in Ashland, Oregon is finally over;
many thanks to Becky and the folks at Peace House for the extended hosting of my art! I'm now
looking for another local (or regional) venue (gallery, performing arts venue, cafe, bank, science museum, public business office, etc.)
to display them (since they don't look nearly as nice stored in the big cardboard box in my living room :-) Suggestions appreciated! :-)

On June 20-25, 2010, I'll again have the pleasure of assisting Dr. Leonard Laskow for a fourth time with a
seminar at Esalen Institute on a particularly lovely portion of the Calif. coast;
"Awakening Your Healing Heart"; highly recommended as are all his works. I'll include another reminder about
this event when it draws closer, I just wanted to provide plenty of advance notice for those who haven't experienced
one of Dr. Laskow's superb seminars, or for that matter the food, baths, scenery, community and amazingly
fun ambience of Esalen Institute. Leonard has added a second event at Esalen this year (Opening To Oneness Through Love) from Sep. 12-17.

I'm STILL working on the 2nd book; meanwhile if you haven't already, check out the 8-part article
series (links on my Events and Resources pages) which are moving closer and closer (thanks for your
patience!) to being fully expanded into the Geometry Code book. Now that we've moved to Ashland, Oregon,
and getting settled in, I'm looking forward to focusing more time on this long-overdue labor of love! :-)

If you are interested in sacred geometry workshops in the Ashland or Medford, Oregon area (or vicinity) please let me know!
Here's my list of current and past events. I'm getting closer to another local workshop soon! If you have a local,
regional (or global for that matter, as long as my expenses are covered) venue to suggest, please let me know!

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2) New Products, Articles and Tutorials

I'm working on the 'behind the scenes' foundational architecture for a brand new website... Stay tuned!
Meanwhile, I just made a FaceBook page for GeometryCode.com (just do a search on "GeometryCodeCom".)
This new FaceBook page actually has a bit easier access to 4 main product categories (some of you probably
didn't even know I had that many! :-) ...

The Martineau Solar System Series...
Sacred Geometry Design Sourcebook (probably the most familiar to readers of this bulletin) ...
The Geometry Code - Meditation Tool, ScreenSaver, and eBooklet ... and
Sacred Geometry Video Patterns (Gradient Wipe Transitions for Final Cut Pro)

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3) Recent Introductions ... (Even Still Fairly) New :-)

I also introduced a new Twitter page for GeometryCode ... and there's vast unexplored 'tweet territory' to explore! :-)

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4) Website(s) of Interest

Nature By Numbers by Cristo█bal Vila is a wonderful and elegant short video showcasing Fibonacci
number progressions through classic whirling squares, Chambered Nautilus shells, sunflower seed heads,
through insect anatomical geometries; exquisitely done! Thanks to Shaun M. for sending this great link!
If you only click on one link from this month's bulletin, I'd suggest this one for geometry fans! :-)

The Pyramid Code Extended Trailer by Dr. Carmen Boulter features some familiar faces to many of us
who have followed the alternative ideas about ancient Egypt for many years:
John Anthony West, Robert Schoch, Graham Hancock, Robert Bauval, Walter Cruttenden and more.
Nicely done!

Labyrinth Network Northwest has a wealth of interesting info about labyrinths, a periodic email bulletin,
and lots of local and regional events and resources.

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5) Book(s) of Interest

Regular Polytopes by H. S. M. Coxeter (for the hard core hyperdimensional math buffs!)
Probably the definitive book on the geometry of higher dimensions, for those that want to dive deep
into the math of where polygons and polyhedra go after progressing to dimensions beyond the familiar '2D' and '3D'.
... A more accessible (and amusing) classic look at the concept of dimensions is
FLATLAND: A Romance of Many Dimensions by Edwin A. Abbott

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6) Movie(s) of Interest

Alice in Wonderland 3D! A fun romp down a dimensionally-enhanced rabbit hole with great visuals:
I've long attested that the Cheshire Cat looking down on the 'battlefield' of the chessboard, makes a
great metaphor for the pure non-dual 'smile' that inspires us who still think we're stuck in the flatland
of our own thinking...

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7) Music of Interest

Recent Netflix rentals I've enjoyed (musical superstars): This is it (Michael Jackson) and
Joni Mitchell: Woman of Heart and Mind. If poetry and genius include geometry, then these qualify in my book! :-)
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8) Affiliate(s) of the Month

Bluehost - a webhost that offers superb customer service, technical expertise and value; we've
tried quite a few web hosts over the last decade; these folks are tops in every respect! All of our
domains are hosted and registered on Bluehost, as well as our clients websites. If you are
considering a new website or about to renew an existing one, Bluehost gets our enthusiastic
recommendation ... and using these links helps us by providing generous affiliate income!
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9) Quote(s) of the Month

"There's been a huge amount of tragedy in my life, and some of it actually happened!"
- Mark Twain, as paraphrased by Jon Kabat-Zinn

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10) Image(s) of the Month - Lenticular Serendipity is available from zazzle in
framed and unframed prints/posters. If you'd like to see this featured as apparel (many different sizes, styles and colors), or greeting and note cards,



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11) 2010 (now annual) multimedia CONTEST!

I've decided to make the Sacred Geometry Multimedia Contest an annual event, so you NOW have
until Dec. 31, 2010 to send me entries (inspired by Sacred Geometry Design Sourcebook, or other
images or ideas on the site) to win a free GeometryCode screensaver and eBooklet!

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12) Request for Submissions

If you would like to stay connected and network with kindred souls online, check out my pages on
FaceBook and LinkedIn. I'm enjoying connecting with both recent and long-time friends and colleagues
and discovering new friends of friends (and soon friends of friends of friends... :-)

As always, please let me know how I can support you. Please send me any interesting items about
sacred geometry or related interests (since everything is interrelated!
Thanks for your interest & support! :-)

BTW, I always appreciate enthusiastic reviews on my Amazon SGDS book page, and it's a good
"win-win" way to cross-promote your work as well.
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