Celebration of Love

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"It all comes down to love" ©Gina Citoli

February 10th - 14th 2009

The 5th annual 'Celebration of Love' was held in Lexington, Virginia at South River Highlands Country Retreat in the picturesque Shenandoah Valley.

We are living in an amazing time! A time of transformation, a time of change... great change. The time is now for helping to direct, consciously or unconsciously, the changes that will be made toward love, acceptance, planetary balance & spiritual evolution. It is a time of opening our hearts, caring for our community, 'walking our talk' & creating a more loving & peaceful world. There is much for which to be grateful & much for which we need different action.

This year we explored how being in communication with the intelligence in all life everywhere & how expanding our vision to include a 'bigger picture' helps us with Self Mastery. As we open our hearts to the connectedness with all intelligence our vantage point moves from small self to large self with love, gratitude & compassion for all life.

All of the event offerings were independent of each other so that participants could come as their schedules allowed. This year's event had five presenters with broad backgrounds in their fields & two musicians that created love before our very hearts. Two of the presenters were officially trained by the noted individuals whose work they shared. Physicist Nassim Haramein's Unified Field Theory (in lay person's language) forever changed the way we looked at the world in which we live & Dr. Masaru Emoto's work on Messages from Water touched our souls with 'knowing'.

THE WEEK'S ACTIVITIES:            Driving directions (From the South) or (From the North)

Tuesday February 10th 7:30 – 9:30PM     $ No Charge     Antonia Albano
   OPENING THE 2009 Celebration of Love EVENT : We discussed how the seen & unseen energy/intelligence effects our lives & all life everywhere. We joined together in a guided meditation to expand our awareness of space outside our physical bodies & we experienced a 'bigger picture' of our relatedness. It was exciting to see how science & spirituality have always been completely woven together. We reviewed the workshops & seminars that were being offered throughout the week.

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Wednesday February 11th  10 – 5PM     $ Love Donation     Antonia Albano
   JOURNEY INTO GRACE 10 – 12 o'clock  An Experiential Journey from the Limited to the Limitless.    The unseen world speaks to us by shape, color, sound & motion. Self Mastery requires that we communicate fully with the unmanifest intelligence in all life. Self Healing requires that we trust & communicate with the healing source. By using the Divine Symbols ...sacred geometry for the new millennium™, we saw how we could to move to Self Mastery & be in communion with all life. Guided visualizations  gave the experience of the limitless & expansiveness of Love & the knowingness of the connectedness of all...the Infinite Love of THE ONE.

LUNCH PROVIDED BY SRH   Special Needs: bring necessary food

   1:30 – 4:30PM  Cell Level Healing. Utilizing the experiences from the morning session, we moved from the expansiveness of the universe into the physical body & into the universe of a cell where each person was guided by their highest aspect of self through clearing, cleansing & healing of anything that no longer served them in their journey to be the highest expression of their divinity.

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Wednesday February 11th  7:30 – 8:30PM     $Love donation   Gabriella Kapfer
   CONCERT  'Love Is Always By Your Side'    Gabriella is a sound healer/sound weaver. We were excited to welcome Gabriella from the United Kingdom to South River Highlands where she began another USA tour by giving her 3rd concert on the farm. Gabriella was a co-director of a small retreat & healing center in the north of Scotland for several years where she developed her sound healing inspired by the mystery school of the nature around her. Her friends fondly call her 'Songbird' because of the clarity & bell like quality of her voice. Gabriella wove a web of magic using cello, voice & singing bowls. We entered the space of enchantment with sound healer Gabriella Kapfer & departed with a heart full of peace & love.

Click here to read more about Gabriella  View a printable flyer or visit her website at www.peace-trails.com

Thursday February 12th  1:30 – 5:30PM     Cost: $25.    Beverly Ferrand
  CROSSING THE EVENT HORIZON    This captivating multi-media presentation, presented in lay person's terms, described the theories of physicist Nassim Haramein. Nassim's life long journey into the geometry of spacetime has led to a compelling & coherent understanding of the fundamental structure of the universe.

Through his amazing scientific discoveries, Nassim demonstrates how the universe creates itself, our central position in the process, how we are all connected & are constantly in communication with the Source of this activity. Religions ask that we take similar concepts on faith. This presentation was grounded in hard science & evidence found in historic texts, while at the same time, corroborating information found in the world's religious belief systems. This work truly tied both aspects together in a way that was incredibly clear, resonant & life changing.

Haramein's theories explain the meaning of ancient codes left in pyramids & temples around the world & in religious texts of the Bible, the Koran, the I Ching & the Mayan Tzolkn. This information profoundly changed our view of the world along with our existence & influence on it.

Beverly Anna Farrand, M.A., is one of the 12 official teachers of Nassim Haramein's works having studied with Nassim for 4 years. As a Galactic Federation Emissary of his Resonance Foundation Beverly has been trained to teach this ground breaking unified field theory. She is also writing a book called 'The Technology of God' based on Nassim's work. Beverly has studied quantum physics for over 20 years & is a psychic healer/intuitive.

Click here to read more about Beverly         View a printable flyer
or visit www.ariseinconsciousness.com; & www.theresonanceproject.com

Thursday February 12th  7:30 – 9:30PM   $15./one  $20./two       Gina Citoli
   MASTERY, MAGICK & MUSIC   Could Human Mastery be the key to solving the multitude of challenges facing humanity? We prepared to go deep & to expand our views of reality. We prepared to fall in love with the world! This evening's workshop was based on 'The Life & Teachings of the Masters of the Far East', information from Gregg Braden's book 'The Spontaneous Healing of Belief' & Leonard Orr, the father of Rebirthings findings on the Masters that are living on earth today. This information was skillfully woven together with songs from Gina's first CD (Magick) with Alchemy VII along with songs that Marshall & Gina have written together including a new one called Reality Masters.

Click here to read more about Gina, View a printable flyer or visit her website at www.ginacitoli.com

Friday February 13th  1:30 – 4:30PM  $20    Linda Smith
   THE SHAPE OF LOVE  The cutting edge work of Japanese Doctor of Alternative Medicine, Dr. Masaru Emoto touched our hearts. Ms. Smith presented Dr. Emoto's revolutionary understanding of life & consciousness which provides answers to the most profound questions of existence. In a series of experiments in which words were shown to water to see changes in water crystal formations, the most beautiful crystal resulted from exposing water to the words 'love & gratitude'.

This new science presented 'hado', invisible energy, in a manner that we could see – photographs of frozen water crystals. Half of the Earth is water & we are mostly water. We are vibration protected in water. We are designed to vibrate & receive & give resonating vibrations from others.

Linda Smith, Chandler, Arizona, is one of Dr. Emoto's trained presenters.

Click here to read more about Linda, View a printable flyer or visit www.hado.net

Friday February 13th  8 PM    Cost: $15./one  $20./two      Gina Citoli
   CONCERT'Love – the Greatest Force in All the World ''   South River Highlands Retreat Cabin, 266 Highland Farm Rd, Buena Vista. Songs of Love, Peace & Possibility with internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter Gina Citoli. Gina performed all original music including her award winning songs It All Comes Down to Love, A Thousand Years of Peace & Breath of Spirit, in addition to two songs produced by Grammy winning producer Barry Goldstein. Her voice & versatility had us on your feet! “Enthralling Intoxicating Stuff” - Fireworks Magazine – London England    It was a perfect Valentine's gift.

Click here to read more about Gina, View a printable flyer or visit her website at www.ginacitoli.com

Saturday February 14th  10 – 5PM  $Love Donation   Antonia Albano
   THE WONDER OF THE DIVINE SYMBOLS   ... sacred geometry for the new millennium.
10 - 12 o'clock  Sacred Geometry for the New Millennium   Sacred Geometry speaks for itself when we listen. In this morning's gathering we reviewed the first two Divine Symbols, both Infinite Love & THE ONE, how they communicate with us, speculated on why they are appearing at this time & moved into silent meditations with each of them in preparation for the unveiling of the 3rd symbol.

LUNCH PROVIDED BY SRH    Special Needs: bring necessary food

   1:30 – 4:00PM    Antonia Albano   Introduction of the 3rd Divine Symbol Continuing to build on the morning's work we learned how to create a morphogenic field by placing THE ONE symbol in 16 places in & around our physical bodies to prepare a safe & resonant field to bring in the 3rd symbol. The information on the 3rd  symbol was extremely large. We spent time both in silence with this symbol & time sharing our experiences with the symbol. THE ONE symbol was used to set the field as it wass “to stand beside THE ONE, to add strength, for the generations to come”. This amazing messenger of Love was lovingly received.

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   4:15 – 5:OOPM    Barney Brown The Wonder & the Physics Behind the Divine Symbols We followed Barney Brown on an odyssey of the relationship of the Divine Symbols & physics. Drawing upon his skills as a generalist who is scientifically literate, Barney put these 'laws of everything' into comprehensible language, catching a glimpse of the symmetry of creation & the enlightened nature of the void from which we come. We discovered how these Divine Symbols speak of the very building blocks of all life

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 6PM  Pot Luck Dinner & St. Valentine's Day Celebration

Help us get out the word! Come join us February 2010 for another amazing experience with the Divine Symbols™ ...sacred geometry for the new millennium™ and for an exciting exploration of Conscious Evolution & Self Mastery. Thank you for who you are and what you bring to the tapestry of all existance. Antonia Albano

FREE TIME:  Those staying on the farm for the week's activities will have two mornings of unstructured time opening opportunities for the sharing of healing work, yoga (mats available), meditation, walks by the river, walking on the 250 acre farm, journaling, walking up to the State of Grace Pulsation Center, experiencing the MesoAmerican Pyramidal Love Seat, etc

LODGING: Cost is $30./night/person. Three night minimum. On a first come basis. Authentic rustic log cabins, dating from 1775 to early 1900s, are shared & may be co-ed.  Linens, towels, plates/flatware, condiments etc are supplied.  3 cabins have TV/DVD/DVDs. No wi-fi or land lines. On farm lodging is limited. HOTEL accommodations are available nearby in town if needed. Suggestion: pack lightly as there is limited luggage space in cabins. Cabins will be assigned based on arrival & departures & special needs. There are no private cabins available for this event. www.southriverhighlands.com

FOOD: Grocery stores are nearby for breakfast & lunch (except when provided by SRH during an all day workshop), as are restaurants in local town. Dinner, for those staying on the farm, is $10./day with shared cooking & cleaning at the main cabin. Shared transportation for groceries or restaurants can be made available upon request.

COSTS FOR WORKSHOPS, SEMINARS & CONCERTS: See individual listings as prices vary from Love Donations to $25. These costs are intentionally very low so that those who are attending all the events will be happy :) Please come support these amazing events & presenters so that we can continue to bring in presenters from across the country & help this event to grow in scope.

TRANSPORTATION:(From the South) or (From the North)   Closest airport is Roanoke (ROA), 50 miles from SRH. Rental cars are available, private taxi by prior reservation with Barney or Antonia. Before the event or after the event, if possible, transportation to ROA airport may be supplied by Antonia or Barney. Check with Antonia regarding the arrival times of other participants for sharing of ride. Transportation will be made available to get groceries or shared rides to the town of Lexington in the AMs.Driving directions

CLOTHING:  Temperatures can range from low 20s – high 60s. Dressing in layers is suggested. Please bring a pair of heavy socks or slippers as it is requested that shoes/boots be removed inside  retreat space. You may wish to wear or bring a good pair of walking shoes if you plan to walk on the farm. Remember to pack lightly (i.e. one small or medium suitcase as luggage space is limited). Another suggestion is to pack a flash light for walking in the winter evening. It is dark here in the country & some of the cabins are 100-200 yards from the retreat cabin.

SHARING OF HEALING WORK:  It was suggested last year that we extend the time on the farm by one to two days for those who wished to stay & share their healing work with those that were interested. Several participants stayed an extra day & a half & wished that they could stay longer as this event is attended by some very accomplished practitioners with much to share. In honoring that request we have reserved one cabin, sleeps 4-6 depending on sleeping arrangements, for Sunday 15th & 16th Monday. Above lodging rates apply. If you are interested please let Antonia know so that she may share that information with those attending.


PLEASE CONTACT: Antonia @ 540.461.1401 or email: antonia@southriverhighlands.com by February 6th. Check the farm website: www.southriverhighlands.com for information & photographs of the farm (open all buttons). On the 'HOME' page you will find a button called 'Celebration of Love' for information & reference on the event & the Divine Symbols. Driving directions (From the South) or (From the North)

The farm is located above the confluence of the South & Maury Rivers six miles from the charming historic town of Lexington, Virginia – the resting place of Stonewall Jackson & Robert E Lee & the campuses of Washington & Lee University & Virginia Military Institute (www.lexingtonvirginia.com). The Chessie Trail begins across the entry road to the farm & winds along the Maury River for 7 miles. An Appalachian Trail head (AT) is 8 miles away for those interested in more activity before or after the events.

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Golden Infinity© Infinite Open Heart Double Golden Infinity Double Infinite Open Heart The Grace Walk©

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South River Highlands Country Retreat

c/o 521 South Main Street, Lexington Virginia, 24450

email: antonia@southriverhighlands.com

Phone: 540.461.1401