The first gathering of the Organizing Committee was brimming in anticipation of the main event — The Convening of Light. We had much discussion about the event’s purpose, our audience, the scheduling, and the general structure of the event. We were very enthusiastic and productive. (These notes are my interpretation of our activities at the 10/20/13 gathering).
Time and Location
The Convening of Light event is scheduled for December 8, 2013 at the Dakota Place Park at the corner of California Ave SW & SW Dakota St. The building has been recently renovated with new hardwood floors, state-of-the-art sound system, two projector screens, a big screen television in the smaller meeting room, a full kitchen, new tables and chairs, and surrounded by a beautiful patio and lush park. The site is centrally-located and easily accessible from anywhere in Seattle. (See the pictures in the sidebar).
The Convening of Light is visioned to be a gathering of people from a wide variety of spiritual paths. We will explore our similarities through open discussion. The more we know about the perspectives of others, the more we can expand our own awareness. The intent of the event is to discover ways to collaborate for the benefit of all beings on Mother Earth. While respecting and accepting the spiritual paths of others as their own, we will explore new ways to bring the higher light of consciousness into being.
The old fear-based paradigm that humanity has endured for centuries is losing its basis. The new love-based paradigm is changing our perceptions of reality. As we learn to live in the present moment, we are able to see more clearly. We learn to drop our feelings of fear, grief, anger, and depression. The changes are happening within each of us. As we change, the beings around us change by our influence. We are purposely leaving the outcomes of this event open-ended… We cannot predict what will develop from this great collaboration.
As you are welcomed into the main hall of the event, you will notice a huge circle of chairs and pillows. The sound of happy music inspires you to sway your hips and move your feet. You may find a seat immediately, or maybe you will mill around and talk with interesting people. Along one side, you notice the activity around the vendor tables. Walking through the doors on the other side, you see people sitting around tables in animated conversation. This smaller room will be used for dining after the program. Glancing to the left you see the kitchen bustling in preparation for the small meals served at intermission.
The music relaxes its tempo and you hear the gong of a Tibetan singing bowl…the signal to have a seat in the huge circle. As everyone settles into their places, a speaker stands with a microphone disguised as a “talking stick”. The speaker welcomes the participants and leads in an opening ceremony to bring attention to the sacredness of the moment. A centering meditation and singing bowls will help participants to get connected to their heart consciousness. The speaker sets the tone for the gathering, perhaps allowing for some people to voice their expectations of the event.
Speaker B then takes the talking stick to explain the purpose of The Convening of Light. Topics may include: explanation of Light, frequency, consciousness, paradigm shift, scientific research, quantum physics, spherical-holograms, torroidal fields, heart-brain communication, etc. Speaker B will use the projector and various interactive exercises to illustrate concepts. The audience may be asked to participate in acting out the concepts presented.
Speaker C will facilitate discussions, such as, the concept that listening to the voice of authority has changed to direct knowing (in the heart). The participants will be given the opportunity to share their perspectives about three selected issues… one issue at a time. Scientific information may be demonstrated using body experiences… dance, touching (beyond visualization), or other activities.
Vendors may demonstrate their products and services and book appointments. Should we decide to allow sales, the City of Seattle requires 10% of proceeds. Meals may be available: soup, salad, and snacks. Bottled, filtered water will be available.
High-vibrational movement, singing, dancing, party atmosphere
Donation is requested to fund the event.
From the first gathering of the Organizing Committee, these are the impressions I got. The Committee will continue to modify and fine-tune this general structure for The Convening of Light. –Dennis Kamarainen