Aug 102011
 

I am a Certified Spirit Medium and ordained minister with a private practice in Tampa, Florida. I was ordained as a minister through Harmony Church in Tampa and currently serves at People’s Spiritualist Church in St. Petersburg, Florida. I am publishing many of my sermons online as they may both benefit you, and illustrate additional spiritual services that I can provide to you at weddings or other gatherings.

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Sermon – Friends

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Jul 272011
 

I am a Certified Spirit Medium and ordained minister with a private practice in Tampa, Florida. I was ordained as a minister through Harmony Church in Tampa and currently serves at People’s Spiritualist Church in St. Petersburg, Florida. I am publishing many of my sermons online as they may both benefit you, and illustrate additional spiritual services that I can provide to you at weddings or other gatherings.

To start I would like to read you a scripture from 2 Corinthians chapter 13 verse 11. Finally, brothers, rejoice – mind your ways, encourage one another, agree with one another, live in peace, and the God of love and peace will be with you.

I feel this verse say a lot about how to live, respect, and care about people. You know there is an old saying, “ you can’t live with them, but you can’t live without them. I think this statement is in reference to men, but lets use it for people. People are our mothers, fathers, brothers, sisters, husbands, wives, children, co-workers, associates, and close friends. All of us are made in the image and likeness of God. We are God the “I AM” says that. We have a Soul, a spirit, and a heart that is full of love, kindness, and emotions.

I have a lot of people around me all of the time. A few years ago I had an unusually hard time. Although of late it seems to me every year is challenging, but this particular year I had a lot of changes in my business world and in my personal. The aunt, who raised me crossed over to the other side, my sons went back to our hometown, and my daughter left for Europe. Her leaving was the hardest adjustment for me. I was on an emotional roller coaster ride all that year. If it had not been for close friends and family or just people in general I don’t know what I would have done. I can go to so many instances.

Close Friends: someone you can call at 6:30 in the morning to come over and have coffee while you bleed your heart out. Someone who house sits while you are away. Someone, who fixes you dinner when you are tired and dragging from a hard day. So many good things, so much to be grateful for. I could go on and on.

Co-workers: Those who help you to get through the day when work is heavy and dead lines have to be met. Those that hand you a cup of coffee when they see you walking in the office door dead tired from the day before.

Acquaintances: People you don’t know a lot about but give you a smile and a friendly hello to help keep you moving through out the day.

Family: They hold you close and put you first when thing’s are happening that you have no control over. My family and I drew very close on the transition of my aunt to the other side. She was the only Mother that I knew. She instilled a lot of strong qualities within me that I am to this day very grateful for. There were a lot of times when I would talk to her about my psychic or spiritual learning. She would listen and then I would hear her say ‘whatever Janet’. She didn’t believe or disbelieve. I know now that she is up there watching me and probably still saying ‘whatever Janet’

With this in mind I would like to read one more scripture to you from Galatians chapter 5:verses 22-26. ‘In contrast, the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, generosity, and faithfulness. Gentleness, self control. Against such there is no law’. ‘Now those who belong to Christ (Jesus) have crucified their flesh with its passions and desires. ‘If we live in the spirit, let us also follow the Spirit. ‘Let us not be conceited, provoking one another, envious of one another.

All God wants us to do is be happy, and love one another. We are a free Spirit with the ability to choose for ourselves. Life can be very challenging. Look around you and see everyone as you see yourself. Think about all the good that is in your life. See people with patience, and kindness. Know that everyone is here for a purpose. Try to understand that the experiences we have with people are needed for growth, and its how you handle it that makes it what it is. Remember if we live in the Spirit, let us also follow the Spirit, and know that God loves us no matter what.

Sermon – Intuitive Counsel

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Jul 202011
 

I am a Certified Spirit Medium and ordained minister with a private practice in Tampa, Florida. I was ordained as a minister through Harmony Church in Tampa and currently serves at People’s Spiritualist Church in St. Petersburg, Florida. I am publishing many of my sermons online as they may both benefit you, and illustrate additional spiritual services that I can provide to you at weddings or other gatherings.

Where no counsel is, the people fall: but in multitude of counselors there is safety. That is from Proverbs Chapter 11 verse 14:

I felt that this verse has to do with intuitive counseling and the giving of psychic messages. The messages that are given to us through a spirit medium I feel are quite important. The medium is acting as an intuitive counselor and is using the God force that is within to help and guide many people. Is there a meaningful purpose behind the voicing of a psychic message? Or, is it something interesting or amusing? I would like to think there is a meaningful purpose. Did Jesus not give psychic messages? Was he not one of the greatest psychics on this earth?

I have been in spiritual development for 24 years and have been giving Intuitive counseling or psychic messages for ten of those years. I take my counseling very seriously and pray that what I have to say to individuals with the help of my spirit guide Blue Feather is of truth.  I also know that what is spoken or said is quite important to that person and when they leave there is a feeling of hope and renewed energy. I would like to give you an example of that. I know a young man that is very special to me and knows of my psychic abilities that asked me a question one-day. He had his son with him that particular summer and his ex-wife had told him they were going to move to Tampa before school started. He was quite excited about this so he was helping with the moving plans and doing whatever possible. Out of the blue his ex-wife changed her mind and said she was not going to move. He was devastated and did not know what to do. So he came to me and said, Janet is my family moving here? Please ask your spirit guide and as he was talking he held onto my arm as a connection so that I could feel his energy. Do you know what that did to me? Do you realize how important his question was? I did. I quietly spoke to Blue Feather and his answer to me was that she was going to move here and that it was an anxiety attack. He said to tell my friend to be gently persuasive and that it would work out. I did exactly that. As I was driving down the road I spoke to Blue Feather and told him I hoped he knew what he was talking about because what we just did for that person was going to be a heavy impact on his life. It’s not that I did not believe my psychic or Blue Feather (maybe there was some doubt) it’s just that it was a loaded question and I knew the answer was of great importance. Well, two days later my friend let me know his son and ex-wife were moving here and he was quite thankful for my message. I let out a sigh of relief. Do you see why I take it all so seriously?

We all need words of encouragement and when we get them through psychic messages they are of great value. I would like to give you one more example of an important message that was given to me. My daughter, who lived in England, called me a few weeks ago to give me a message and she said it was from my Mother. I said really. She loves to give messages to my daughter but to give me one through her was quite unusual. She told my daughter I was very angry and I needed to straighten up and become more grounded. I had to give this a lot of thought because I did not realize how angry I was but I do know that when things are tough I have the capability of going to another dimension in order to cope with this one. After much though I gave in and agreed to what was told to me and thanked my Mother for that message even if I did not like it. That message put a lot of things in perspective for me. One being I needed to face what made me angry not go to my other dimension to ignore it.

How many times have you been given a message from the other side through a medium and did not like it. Hopefully you did as I and gave them the benefit of the doubt.

What I am trying to do today is bring an understanding to the giving of messages from spirit mediums and psychic readers. How we give and receive those messages is very important. To let you know that all psychic talent is a “Gift of God” and we are the ones that have to enhance or bring it about. Try to realize that we profit from it spiritually, by helping others, and by putting it to good use.

In Proverbs chapter 15 verse 22 it says: Plans fail when there is no counsel, but they succeed when counselors are many.

I would like for you to know I am quite grateful for the fact that I have psychic abilities and can give messages and counseling to other individuals. Especially if those messages are well received and appreciated. Please know I am even more grateful that I can accept messages and counseling from others who have my interest at heart.

Power of Self-Love

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Jul 132011
 

Power of Self-Love. We all have that power. Self-Love is loving oneself. I feel also that how you treat others is part of how you treat yourself. How well do you love yourself? How strong is your will? What is and where is your power? I feel if you have high self-esteem that you have self love. I feel I have high self-esteem for myself in most areas. But of course there is one or two I am definitely lacking. Fears, I feel brings in low self-esteem. You need to confront your fears to build up your self-esteem in order to love yourself better. I would like to read you something from a book that I have called “Meditations for Women Who Do To Much” by Anne Wilson Schaef. When a woman believes that she is equal, she is called uppity. When we stand up for what we know and for what we believe, we are called aggressive and unfeminine. When we state that women are wonderful and that we are proud to be a woman, we are told that we are antimale.

When we put forth our perceptions, we are told that we don’t understand reality. When we put forth our values, we are told that we are crazy and we just don’t understand the way the world works. Is it any wonder that we sometimes have trouble with self-esteem?

I feel that this is a very special paragraph and that it says a lot for all of us. I would like for all of you to think about how you are and what you are. Quite a few of us have raised children on our own, ran businesses on our own and have held jobs down with a lot of responsibility.  I would like for all of you to be quite proud of yourself. No one told us it was going to be easy.  Move with as much ease as you possibly can and use the Power that you have. That is the Power of  Self-Love.