The journey I take when I put talks together is interesting.   Sometimes it is easy, other times I am at a complete loss.   Then there are the times that Spirit has me rewriting until the morning of a talk.   I arrive at the podium and what comes out of my mouth looks nothing like what I planned.   The last time I spoke in Erie, it was about surviving my Spiritual Awakening.   It came together easily and it was beautiful.
This talk has been a struggle since I started.  This morning I started a lecture.  It was awesome I spent the whole day with it.   Then as I was reviewing it, that voice deep inside me said not to use it.   So here it is 9pm the night before and I have absolutely no clue what I am going to talk about.
Over the last three weeks I sat and thought about it a lot what I may talk about this time.   I even asked Spirit to guide me.   Nothing.
I sat and sat and thought about it.   Looking for needed inspiration.    I took a ride to NYC for business surely almost 7 hours alone in the car each way would inspire me.  Nope! The few days in the middle of the thriving metropolis and nothing.
What could I possibly say that would teach, entertain and make you not regret coming here me speak?   You see it wasn’t all that long ago that I didn’t have the confidence to be a healer let alone be a Medium.   Speaking in public isn’t a problem for me, in business, technology topics or real estate I can do with one hand tied behind my back.Robin's Eggs
I figured if I wrote down why I was struggling that perhaps a topic would grab me.   Surly I could write about Twitter and how it has affected my development.   Leadership in the Spiritual community is ripe with opportunity.   Patience.   I seriously regret that I have selected it as one of my three words.
Earlier this week I sat and watch several of the speakers at the Summer program at Lily Dale.   The best of them was John White.  I saw he had a short agenda.   As I watched him, he would drop into trance and let Spirit take him where he needed to go.
I am starting to believe that is what I need to do here.   Let go.  Let Spirit have the control and trust that tomorrow morning it will just be there for me.  After all what I am talking about is mean to uplift and inspire those that are there.
Rev. Colleen Irwin
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Reverend Colleen Irwin is a Spiritual being having a human experience as a Blogger, Wife, Mother, Mentor, Healer and Public Speaker living in Rochester New York. Colleen, a Natural Born Medium, teaches, lectures and serves Spirit when called upon. She remembers speaking with Spirit as a child and learning how to share this knowledge with others has been an adventure that she captured in her book “Discovering Your Stream”. Colleen has been mentored by Reverend Jack Rudy, and ordained as a Priest in the Order of Melchizedek by the Reverend Dan Chesboro through the Sanctuary of the Beloved. When she is not doing her Spiritual work she is a volunteer docent sharing Susan B. Anthony's history to visitors of the Susan B. Anthony House in Rochester. Her trust in Spirit gave her a new title – PREVIVOR. She now uses her platform to educate others about the BRCA genetic mutation and how one can take control of their health and well-being.
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