Ohio Metaphysical Society (OMS)










Upcoming Meetings


Upcoming Ohio Metaphysical Society (OMS) Meetings and Special Workshops:


We have a speaker for the October 7th meeting!



Friday, October 7, 2016


On Friday October 7, 2016, OMS presents Gary Saus
(Doors open at 7:00 pm, and the speaker starts at 7:30 pm.
 A suggested love offering of $10).


Animals as Totems, Messengers, and Healers


The universe, the one song, is connected in all ways.... the Mineral, Plant and Animal Kingdoms are all intertwined with information, messages and  healing... healing of our emotional, spiritual and physical needs... in this slide presentation we will specifically explore the Animal Kingdom and observe the ways animals can and do interact in our lives... through my own stories and interplay with animals we can read into how they have affected me and provided me with information and insight into my own path... and how of course, that may relate to your life... in addition we will look at many of the animals that we may come into contact with in our local area and discuss their characteristics and possible meanings...   the minerals and plants of our world offer us much, but it is the animal, their movements, their play, their joy, that gives us the "spark of life"... let’s explore that spark!


Gary Saus


As life brings us new challenges, I have been in a sort of limbo from the metaphysical community for many years now... therefore any "credentials" are from a long ago past... to those few who might remember, I owned the Acorn Grows bookstore, founded AMPS (Akron Metaphysical Society), was multiple president of Akron Astrological, presented for many different groups on topics from astrology to sacred sites... all in the distant past... on a "real" world level I do have some knowledge of plants and animals with a BS in Zoology and MS in Botany and have attempted to explore the many natural areas within the state and throughout the country... BUT since this is a metaphysical event, use your insight and intuition to know if what I will offer tonight is right for you...    


On Friday November 4, 2016, OMS presents Paul DiFranco
(Doors open at 7:00 pm, and the speaker starts at 7:30 pm.
 A suggested love offering of $10).


Mindfulness Meditation: Living in the Now!


Mindfulness is an ability to focus and stay in the present moment. With practice, you too can train yourself to increase the amount of time spent in the moment, versus ruminating the past or fretting future events that may never develop. Time is perhaps your greatest resource. Learn to invest time in the here and now, where it may be best leveraged to your advantage.

The evidence of life improvements stemming from meditation has steadily grown and accumulated over the past 4-5 decades. The “off the cushion” benefits are simply amazing. So much so, that meditation instruction is offered to diverse groups such as elementary through college students, police officers, active military personal and veterans, prison populations and athletes. It is recognized as a way to create a happier, healthier and more fulfilling life. In clinical settings, it is added to treatments for anxiety, depression, PTSD, immune system and numerous stress related conditions.

In this workshop, Paul offers highlights from and 8-part meditation series he developed and instructs. The exercises are progressively designed to ratchet down overcharged 21 st century nervous systems so that participants can easily begin a sitting practice. He uses his hypnotherapy skills to help participants develop this life positive habit and increase their motivation to stay with it.

Bring firm meditation cushions and/or folded blankets to help maintain proper meditation posture. Chairs will be available for those unable to sit restfully on the ground. Wear loose comfortable clothing.


Paul DiFranco


Through his company, Holistic Pathways, Paul offers hypnotherapy, mindfulness meditation and yoga. With these, he assists individuals and groups to optimize their health, performance and in some cases make life-changing transformations. All three complementary practices share the ability to align the mind, body, and spirit towards a common purpose.

Paul has dedicated his life to exploring mind-body-spirit applications, and has developed programs for the holistically minded. He holds a MLHR from The Ohio State University, a BA in Psychology from Baldwin Wallace University, and has been trained in Heart–Centered Hypnotherapy at the Cleveland Clinic’s Center for Integrative Medicine.


OMS meets the first Friday, of each month. (Please check our web site for possible additional meetings, and schedule changes). We meet at the Unity Chapel of Light, 503 Northwest Ave., Tallmadge, Ohio 44278. There are no membership requirements. Registration for all OMS meetings begins at 7:00 p.m. The speaker starts at 7:30. A donation of $10 is suggested. For more information go to www.oms4u.org, or contact Bruce Sugarberg (330)459-3163, or oms@core.com.
















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