Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Whispers at Whiskey Hill

A few friends of mine and myself will be doing something fun in Cassadaga this summer and in the process we will be raising money for the Meals on Wheels program! 
On three of these events (July 17, August 28 & September 4), go to Church in Lily Dale and afterwards come have lunch at Whiskey Hill.  We will be doing mini readings for $25 with proceeds to benefit a great organization!   On July 31st we will be doing an evening event!
To better plan your day... We will be scheduling times until 5pm the Friday prior - just call me at (716) 962-5024.  
 

 Due to Scheduling at Whiskey Hill -- They are closing Labor Day Weekend to give their staff a well deserved couple of days off, we are canceling the September 4th date.

What Happiness is not....


Saturday, June 25, 2016

What God is....


We are all One with the Infinite.  We co-create as One.  As a Spiritualist, I find that being so, is a way of life, not a Religion.
 
We are here to serve our fellow man and grow from these experiences.   

Understand the purpose of a Healer...


Friday, June 24, 2016

July 2016 Area Speakers - Spiritualist Churches

Lily Dale Season

Church of the Living Spirit - Lily Dale and  Lily Dale Spiritualist Church  alternate hosting the 10:30am  Sunday Service in the Auditorium.

Date                  Speaker                                Medium                           
July 3                Tom Rugani                         Gretchen Clark
July 10              Roy Montgomery                 Lisa Williams
July 17              Albert Batten                        Beverly Batten
July 24              MK Roland                           B. Anne Gehman
July 31              Gretchen Clark                     Cindy Pirog

Independent Spiritualist Churches 

City of Light Spiritualist Church - Lily Dale  July 31 - 5:30pm

Speaker:
Medium:
July 3 Colleen Kulikowski
July 10 Jack Rudy - Medium's Sunday
July 17 Michael Hronas
July 24 No Church - Fellowship Picnic - Presque Park, Shelter 2
July 31TC Kendall
Spiritualist Society of Burlington 10:30am
July 3  Rev. Sheila Black, Georgetown
July 10 Rev. TC Kendall, Copetown
July 17  Rev. James Kinnear, Oakville
July 24  Rev. Doug Eyre, London
July 31  Dennis Cooper, Caledon
Fellowships of the Spirit - Lily Dale 6:00pm
July 3  Rev. Tammarishka Kerman
July 10 Mark Thomas
July 17
July 24
July 31
Light of Truth Church - Williamsville

No Services July or August

 National Spiritualist Association of Churches

First Spiritualist Temple of East Aurora 10:30am
July 3 Cheryl Ziccardi
July 10  Mary Oakley
July 17
July 24
July 31 Lucinda Wilson


Plymouth Spiritualist Church - Rochester 10:30am
July 3         Monica Coppolat
July 10      Tracy Lee Murphy
July 17      Eric Gilbert-Moore
July 24      Pamela S. Hawkins
July 31      Marilyn Awtry

Have you Kindled a Light Today?




 
 
Then the true beauty is we get to watch that ember start to glow,
and with a gentle breeze, burst into a brilliant flame.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

The power of keeping positive!


Look forward to seeing you tomorrow....

The Auditorium is a historic part of Lily Dale and has been the scene of many remarkable events. Built in 1883, it is the center of activities during the summer season.

Each afternoon, seven days a week, there is a service in the Auditorium featuring a speaker and a clairvoyant from 2:30-3:30pm.  I am honored to be the chairperson for the Auditorium 2:30 Service from June 24th to July 2.  

This tradition runs for the entire summer.   While I am chairing there will be many wonderful people speaking and delivering messages.  So stop by and say hello... 

While I am chairing here is who you may see....  

DatesChairpersonSpeakerMedium
June 24Jack RudyCarol GasberLynne Forget
June 25Jack RudyRon SkowronskiBrenda Hawkins
June 26Jack RudyJames KinnearTammarishka Kerman
June 27Jack RudyJoseph ShielBonnie Woods
June 28Jack RudyJan CookeTeresa Schaeffer
June 29Jack RudyJohn WhiteEllen Bourn
June 30Jack RudyJames BarnumGreg Kehn
July 1Jack RudySara SachsKristen Richard
July 2Jack RudyRon RobertsonSusan Barnes

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Important Reminder for a Happy Life....

As I have gotten older, I have learned that happiness is earned.

When I say earned, I want to say it seem as if -- everyone wants it all yesterday.

We have to learn that we need to be grateful for all that we do have and know that what we need will be there when we need it.  

Monday, June 20, 2016

The same goes for you!


                                                         Remember so are YOU !!!!

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Don't undersestimate the power of planting a seed!

There are times you will come across people that are not ready to hear what you know to be the truth.   Don't  feel it is your responsibility that they hear it from you. 
When they are ready to accept this information, the right person will speak it to them. Sometimes people need to hear it many times before they believe it.  
Don't underestimate the power of planting a seed.  Some of what you say will be absorbed and stored for later.
It is only your responsibility to be open and willing to share.   You are not responsible for everyone to accept it!


Wednesday, June 15, 2016

October 22, 2016 - Mystical Message Service -



Join us for a Mystical Message Service on Saturday, October 22 at 7 p.m. Registered Lily Dale Medium Rev. Colleen Vanderzyden, International Medium Rev. Ellen Bourn, and Spiritual Coach and Medium Rev. Jack Rudy will be in attendance to connect you with your loved ones. Everyone will receive a message. Only 30 seats are available! To purchase tickets go to the “Special Events” category http://bit.ly/1VFWx7O

The Power of Music

A beautiful organization that makes the ending of life a beautiful experience.  As described on their website The Threshold Choir:

When we are invited to a bedside, we visit in groups of two to four singers. We invite families and caregivers to join us in song or to participate by listening. We choose songs to respond to the client's musical taste, spiritual direction, and current receptivity. Many of the songs we offer are composed by Threshold Choir members specifically to communicate ease, comfort, and presence. Because our songs are not religiously oriented, our singing is appropriate for those who are deeply spiritual, whether religious or not.
Watch this video and see how this organization provides love for free to those that are starting their transition in a beautiful way.



Tuesday, June 14, 2016

Grief and Healing


Life is hard and unfair. Once you accept that and stop struggling to make it work differently, you can focus on the good parts. And there are lots of them. Give them your energy - not the hard, unfair bits.  Healing is personal. Grief is personal. Time doesn't seem to heal; it just seems to soften the pain.

Monday, June 13, 2016

Keep Moving...


Today you may be feeling a little down and off balance.  I get it.  I have been there.  But you have to keep moving. 

I understand you want to give up, but our struggles in life are only as difficult as we make it.

So dust yourself off, get back on your bicycle and keep moving.   Things will get better!

What is the greatest lesson you have learned so far?


Saturday, June 11, 2016

Be Patient with YOURSELF!

I am constantly telling people, especially women to be patient. I realize that I tell them to be patient for some future goal or a change in circumstances.  Perhaps it is a word that adds to their anxiety.
I think that I need to rephrase that after seeing this quote. That it would be far more productive for them if I said you need to be kinder to yourself during this time.   That you are doing everything right.   Keep trying.  Look how far you have come and what you have accomplished so far.
The definition of patience is the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or suffering without getting angry or upset.
By putting the focus on the patience I am losing them because I am telling them that there is going to be a wait.  Human Nature we all want what we want NOW! 
It is going to take longer.   When all they want and need to hear is it is going to be ok and help with the ability to accept what is now.   It may be far more compassionate to help them with the without getting angry or upset part...

Friday, June 10, 2016

Simple Meditation Practice

There is something about simplicity in life.   The same can be said about meditation.
Keep it simple, keep it real and you will be successful with it.  You do not have to do it for hours on end. 
It does not have to be done the way anyone else says it has to be done.  Pay attention to what works for you and do it regularly

Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Nature has some good advice....

Nature has a pace that it allows things to happen.   Not every year does things happen like the year prior.   So like people things do not happen at the same pace.
The trick is to be patient for those things you want to happen.   Be happy with what is happening here and now and look forward to the other things....

Tuesday, June 7, 2016

Look forward; remember to always move forward


I see a lot of people who wish that they had done many things differently.  They are so focused on the past that they are missing the now. 

True, we all could have handled situations better.  Who can't say that they should have done something better.  We get into trouble when we linger too long in the analysis. 
Yes acknowledge the mistake, but do not linger there.   It is not our mistakes of the past that will bring us peace in our lives.   But moving forward that will do that...   Picking our selves up after disappointments and doing better the next time.
Don't be discouraged.  Life gets better each and every day!  Don't regret your mistakes.  It is how you will learn.  And remember -- ALWAYS MOVE FORWARD!

Monday, June 6, 2016

Is Spirituality a Religion or a way of life?

Religion comes up often when talking about Spirituality.   Let's start with the definition of both of these words from the Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary:

Simple Definition of religion

  • : the belief in a god or in a group of gods
  • : an organized system of beliefs, ceremonies, and rules used to worship a god or a group of gods
  • : an interest, a belief, or an activity that is very important to a person or group

Simple Definition of spirituality

  • : the quality or state of being concerned with religion or religious matters : the quality or state of being spiritual

Many in the Spiritual community try and define Spirituality as a Religion.   Personally I believe Spirituality is a way of life.  If you are truly Spiritual you do not need an organized religion to regulate your behavior.  You are living within the laws of Natural Law and thereby are living at peace with nature and the world around you.

Saturday, June 4, 2016

I have a job to do... so please... SMILE


                                                          It increases your face value

Friday, June 3, 2016

Is fear stopping you from meeting your tribe?


This is an interesting thought... Why does fear stop people from making friends?  Let's talk about some of the fears out there.   I have seen that happen more than once.  
  • Fear of rejection from those around you for befriending someone the group does not approve of. 
  • Fear that the person may not like you back.
  • Fear that you will fail at another friendship
  • Fear of the unknown - they are not anything like those that are your friends now.
  • Fear of being judged for liking the person that everyone else seems to dislike for one reason or another.
  • Fear of getting hurt - especially if others in the past have let you down.  Trusting someone new in your life can be a challenge.
  • Fear of inadequacy - that you are not good enough to be the person's friend.
What if I told you that other person may be feeling exactly the same fears you have?   What if in reaching out to that person you change their life forever for the better along with your own.

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Are you being too judgmental?

Judgment is such a harsh thing in life.  It completely steals your ability to enjoy life and those around you.
If I let judgment stop me every time I faced it in myself I would not know some pretty beautiful people.   I would have not learned some things that bring me joy.
So the next time you feel judgment in yourself, take a step back and question yourself.   Perhaps what you are quick to judge in the person or situation is something that you do not like in yourself.
If you answer yes to that, then start to evaluate and make corrections in your own behavior. 

Start your day off right...

                       Remember it increases your face value.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Life is about choices....

Yes, life is a series of choices.  And our choices do have consequences.  You choose which you'll be.

This is an interesting saying and it has a deeper meaning.   "those who wish to sing..always find a song".

We are all in control of our lives and how we frame our experiences.   If we want to be happy -- we are happy.   We find the reasons to be happy even if horrible things are happening around us.  

Gratitude plays a huge part in all of this.  It helps you choose the son your are going to sing.