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January 2020  


FSIM Celebrated Our 20th Anniversary 
at Our Annual Meeting!! 




FSIM celebrated 20 years and what a celebration it was! Over 50 people attended the event, some traveled great distances to come. As our president, Debbie Miller stated in the December newsletter, "The annual meeting will be special and memorable for so many reasons." 


Here were some of the highlights....


We began the evening ringing in with our intentions for the year, socializing and eating delicious appetizers while photos from the past 20 years were displayed on the large screen. 

A new logo (the logo above) for the year was highlighted. Past presidents participated in the program.  Hinda Abrahamson started the meeting off by leading us in a meaningful mediation which she wrote and we still use before every FSIM meeting. Andrew Hong and Carole Hyder shared their collaborative effort and origin of FSIM with much humor. Then Carole shared information on the Year of the Metal Rat. The Metal Rat has many friends and it will be a good year for most. Followed by the keynote speaker, Jaime Meyer.  

Jaime led the group with drumming, singing and speaking about the most important question you can ask about purpose. Jaime spoke on "purpose" through a Celtic story revealing that even if we do not know we are readying ourselves for our purpose, we are meant to follow our path, which is leading to our purpose in life. We don't need to know what that purpose is, but know that whatever we are doing it is preparing us for the next step in our evolution.

Jaime shared a story about trees and fungus, which is about how we contribute to the whole of the world. Everything is inter-related and we all contribute to the building of the "whole." An analogy would be that everyone is dependent on everyone else. Our energy is shared and we need to find a balance.

Debbie Miller spoke about all the events that were held in 2019 and what new events the FSIM board has planned for 2020. It is sure to be another busy year. Remember to check the newsletters, the website and social media to see what is happening this year so you won't miss any event.  

We closed the meeting with former president, Elaine Anderson leading us in an exercise of connection. Forming a large circle around the room, Elaine began with a wave of hand gestures, thunderous clapping and other movements and completed with hands raised to close the ceremony. 

As an added treat, many stayed to enjoy cupcakes decorated in the 5 elements and continued to visit.  It was a magical evening! 

Blessings to all in 2020
Carol Klein, Jane Petrich & Amy Randy



Different Views of the Celebration!
                  
   


Member Classes/Workshops
To post your classes or events in the next newsletter, 
please contact Victoria at:  Newsletter@FSIM.org


  Feng Shui Workshop | Change Your Space, Change Your Life
  Michele Heisler, Riverway Consulting Feng Shui & Coaching

This workshop is designed to explain the principles of Feng Shui and a  starting point in discovering how the energy of things around you impacts your life.
 
Saturday, January 18, 2020
9:00am - 12:00 Noon         





NEWS:
  • New site! Hopefully you've heard the news - we changed our name (slightly), re-branded, launched a new site, and are expanding! Visit www.windwatercenter.com to check out our catalog of classes! We'll be adding more regularly. This will be great for those that have last minute CEU needs; now you'll have a bunch of options at your fingertips. Do let us know if you have a request for a class.
  • Our Chinese New Year Retreat will be on Saturday, January 25. Check out  our catalog for more information and contact Lisa@windwatercenter.com to register. Special pricing for re-certified graduates, last year's attendees, and current students.
  • Year of the Rat e-book available NOW! Re-certified graduates received an email with a special promo code for a discounted rate - so be sure to use that if you qualify (it's only $9!). Link:   https://catalog.windwatercenter.com/class/year-of-the-rat
     
  • Navigate the Voyage: Professional Certification Program will start March 25, 2020. If you know someone that might be interested, have them give us a call! Or join us for an informational webinar on February 26. Also, we offer a discounted rate to past certified students who are interested in reviewing and a referral bonus. Contact Lisa@windwatercenter.com  for more information.

Carole Hyder news:
Walking with Merlin: Discovering the Magic of England

Carole Hyder (Feng Shui master) and Annette Rugolo (dowsing master) are leading a retreat to sacred sites in England over the Summer Solstice
June 17- 25, 2020

DISCOVER THE MAGIC FOR YOURSELF

 Save the 2020 Dates  
 
2020 Annual Meeting

Thursday, January 9, 2020

2020 FSIM Quarterly Meetings: (Open to the public, free to members)  

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - Heal the Healers, Catherine Duncan

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - TBD, David Motzenbecker

Saturday, October 10, 2020 - Field Trip - Hindu Temple Tour

2020 FSIM Special Event

Saturday, July 25, 2020 - Forest Bathing, David Motzenbecker (rain delay - 8/1/20)


See the attached flyer for all of the events that are planned as we celebrate 20 years as an organization in 2020, the year of the Metal Rat! Register Today!
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