Category: paying attention

Weekly Affirmation – I am at peace

Weekly Affirmation – I am at peace

Each week I find it helpful to use affirmations.   I personally find using the same affirmation for 7 days more effective, so I will share them each Thursday with you. You may ask why Thursday, well it usually is the day of the week that I struggle the most.   I found Sunday’s as a start not working …

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Count Your Blessings

Count Your Blessings

One of the first songs I heard in a Spiritualist Church was Count Your Blessings and it has been in my head ever since I agreed to speak on November 19th in Rochester New York at Plymouth Spiritualist Church. Partly because that is their theme for the month of November, but mainly because there seems …

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Standing up to a bully – Why is it so hard?

Standing up to a bully – Why is it so hard?

I had enough and I am Standing up to a Bully!  I have been bullied all of my life.  Bullies come in all shapes and sizes, they can be men or women, family, friends, and strangers.  It can start out innocently enough and progressively get worse.  Often the victim of bullying suffers greatly as a …

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Weekly Affirmation – Understanding

Weekly Affirmation – Understanding

Each week I find it helpful to use affirmations.   I personally find using the same affirmation for 7 days more effective, so I will share them each Thursday with you. You may ask why Thursday, well it usually is the day of the week that I struggle the most.   I found Sunday’s as a start not working …

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Are you paying attention?

Are you paying attention?

Over the past few months I have been paying attention to what has been happening in this country.   What happened yesterday morning has me completely shaken.   Because at the time that the Terrorist walked into a congregation and shot and killed so many, I too was in church.   Granted a different church …

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Focus on the new… have faith everything will make sense!

Focus on the new… have faith everything will make sense!

  Focus on the new when I am reeling from a situation?   Seriously?!!! Sounds rather trite doesn’t it?   Well let me share something that recently happened to me and it has helped me focus on the new rather than whatever is lost. I am a little in shock, then I realize God removes things, situations …

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Observation from Public Mediumship Demonstrations

Observation from Public Mediumship Demonstrations

I want to open yet another uncomfortable conversation for the Spiritualist community.  This time I want to share some things I have witnessed that happen during Public Mediumship Demonstrations.   It seems that there are a wide variety of opinions of what constitutes good mediumship. Recently my mentor Rev. Jack Rudy and I started a …

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Thank you Taylor Swift!

Thank you Taylor Swift!

  Taylor Swift this week has show incredible grace under pressure.   She is fearless in her pursuit for what is right.  Taylor Swift is in court as a result of a sexual assault that she endured.  Mind you she is in court because the assailant is suing her because he lost his job as a …

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White Rabbits! White Rabbits! White Rabbits!

White Rabbits! White Rabbits! White Rabbits!

Tradition of saying White Rabbits! I first heard about “White Rabbits!” from my friend, Trisha Posner (by the way she recently published a great book — The Pharmacist of Auschwitz: The Untold Story) posts this great tradition on her Facebook page.  Every month I see it and say damn she beat me to it again!   …

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Rev. Colleen Kulikowski