Chair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mrs. Linda Wilson Tel : 020 8473 6144
117 Heavitree Road, London SE18 1SU
Vice Chair &. . . . . . . . . . Mrs. Kathy Ward Tel : 020 8317 8341
Training Co-ordinator . . . 18 Antelope Road, London SE18 5PN
Treasurer . . . . . . . . . . . . . Mr. Ian Neubronner Tel : 07849 552196
Secretary & Mr. Martin Spear Tel : 020 8317 8341
Membership Secretary . . . 18 Antelope Road, London SE18 5PN
I.T. Co-ordinator . . . . . . . . Mr. Jason Parrish
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IMPORTANT DATES FOR YOUR DIARIES
The Committee cannot run Surrey’s without your help, and so
we need your support on just one Saturday in the year for the AGM/Healer Meet Healer day.
A.G.M./Healer meets Healer Saturday 1st June 2019 at 1pm
In Hooley Village Hall, St. Margarets Way, Hooley CR5 3RB.
Tutor Training Days Saturday 8th June 2019
and Saturday 14th September 2019
Please telephone for details 020 8317 8341
Training days held in 18 Antelope Road, Woolwich, London SE18 5PN
Press date for the NOVEMBER journal, send to Editor before 9th October 2018.
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Chair’s Report :
Welcome everyone to our 2018 journal. Another year has come and almost gone, and we are again approaching Christmas. The clocks have gone back, the days are getting shorter and the temperature is dropping. Halloween is upon us closely followed by bonfire night. Warm clothes, coats hats and gloves are needed, after one of the best summers for a long time, suddenly everything has changed.
We should be used to this change, from the moment we are born our lives are one of change. We change as we grow physically and mentally, everyday full of new experiences. Our environment changes as the seasons and nature brings its different bounties ad challenges. A gentle breeze to a fierce and destructive wind. An ice cold sky full of snow, to a hot burning sun. Such changes ! Yet we still never seem prepared for them.
As in our lives, some of us embrace change, relish in something new and different, and are bored with the same old routine. For others routine and the sameness of it is comforting, reassuring and safe. One thing is certain, we never know when our lives will change – life is like that and change they will. And we have no choice but to accept the changes whether they are good or bad. But it is our choice what we make of these changes and nature shows us that after the hardest winter, spring brings new life. And the same can be said of the human spirit rising to the challenges in the darkest of times. We all have inner strength, we just have to look inside our hearts to find it.
May all your hearts be full of strength when needed, and always love in all its forms this Christmas, and on into the New Year.
* Lyn *
Vice Chair’s Report
Our Chair this year has written her report about changes in the world, the seasons, family and home. And she is quite right in what she says. This year I have lost a very good friend, and very soon a sister-in-law. In our church we have got at least 5 or 6 people suffering with cancer. One in fact has been told they are curable. There is an awful lot of people in an awful lot of families that seem to be passing with cancer. It is almost beginning to sound like the common cold. But I feel that the people that belong to this movement, although they are very sad at their loved ones and friends passing, we have, I hope the ABSOLUTE KNOWLEDGE that they are in a better place. We will miss them, our grandmothers and grandfathers, mothers and fathers brothers and sisters, cousins, but we will remember them in a very positive way. And everyone that belongs to Surreys or has our way of believing KNOW that they are in a better place, and although we realise, we will never have a chat to them on the phone, have them for a meal, see them in the street; it is the physical side of all of them that we want back. And that doesn’t matter whatever age you are. We also know LOGICALLY that we cannot have them physically back, and then we upset ourselves ….. did we really tell them we loved them when they were here ? Well I truly believe that they KNOW we did LOVE THEM. But here’s a thought, how often do you tell your loved ones you still have THAT YOU LOVE THEM? How ever old your brothers and sisters, your children who are now grown, your grand children and your great grand children. Tell them that you love them. Say the words. Give them a cuddle, and when you, and we pass, we will know that we have told the important people in our lives how much we loved them when we were here to tell them. And when we become spirit, however old they are, they will always know that spirit loved them, because you told them so. And perhaps that could be the Christmas message for this year …. People haven’t got a lot of money now … half of us haven’t got the energy to go out shopping they way we used to do. We get up tight and worried at what to buy them. Even if it is still only an apple or orange in a sock (remember those days). But what better message, and what easier message to say I LOVE YOU and I AM PROUD OF YOU. That costs nothing and I don’t think that our families want any more from us than just that.
Secretary’s Report :
A.G.M. My thanks go to the one member who managed to attend the AGM this year. In the event that decisions have to be voted upon, if we don’t have many members voting, those decisions would end up being the view of the committee, not necessarily of THE MEMBERS !
In an effort to encourage more members to attend and be involved in making decision, it was proposed at this year’s AGM to change the date, from March to June. It was proposed, seconded and voted unanimously on. And so our 2019 AGM will be 1st June 2019 @ Hooley Village Hall. Hopefully more of you can support us in the warmer weather and attend the AGM/Healer-meets-Healer event.
Membership Report :
Photos : If you wish to change your photo on your membership card, please do not send it with your renewal, I don’t need the extra hassle at that time of year. It would be much better to send it to me in the summer (you could have a lovely sun tan to show off).
Members : Another year when our membership renewals are down. We really do need our trainers to take up the challenge of training up new students, if only just to keep Surreys functioning. If any of you have been to as many funerals as we have in the last year or so, it is easy to see why our numbers are going down.
Events : Some time ago we used to regularly put on a seminar day and invite a guest speaker on a particular subject. But due to lack of members attending it became uneconomical to hold.
Likewise, the Healer-meets-Healer Day was cancelled as a one off event and merged with the A.G.M. in the hopes that it would attract more members to attend the events. Our theory being that members would only have to get ready to go out just one Saturday in the year to support Surreys and attend two events in one go.
Training Co-ordinator’s Report
Here we go, another year and all of us that are left just get a year older.
I am taking this opportunity to give you the dates for next year’s Tutor Training :
8th June 2019 and 14th September 2019, so please contact us for details.
They are the usual dates that we give every year for these two Tutor dates. The reason for that being that it is before and after the children’s holiday.
Now I am sure that most of you, like me, haven’t got children at school but I am also sure that some of you look after your own grandchildren. So that is why we try to work around the children’s school holidays. As you will see Martin has yet again asked for help from you. He did last year and now he is doing it again for 2019. And I realise that at times it is very hard to get new students. I know that some of you also run churches, Martin and I too run a church. I am now 77 and he is now 74 years old. The way we attract new students is by listening to the messages that the mediums may give to our congregation “you can be a healer”, and we watch those particular people very carefully. Being that we are there every week, this message will reoccur with mediums from time to time, and if it goes to the same people several times, we then approach them to see if they would like to become healers. I know it is very difficult because you cannot pluck people out of the street, and although our churches, especially if they are independent, are finding their congregation drop in numbers, we are still trying to get the word across that we all can do something for some one. So is it possible that you, who can, think in a broader sense and see how many people may be interested in doing healing in your churches.
Who is going to teach them I hear you ask ? But if you are Tutors, you are. And if you are not, a day’s course with no written examination can be one. We do not want Surreys to fold, we do need more students, but we have to find the Tutors that are prepared to teach the students.
We are all getting older and surely it would be nice for all of us oldies to replenish Surreys for the years to come. Martin and I have at the moment got three students one 56 one 43 and one 23, all from our congregation, all people that want to learn and study and help others. If we can do it at our age, why can’t you at least think about doing it ? Strangely enough it might make you feel less old, more youthful and being the very few people that will help Surreys continue. Help us to help you. Happy Christmas.
And, on a lighter note...
"USES for WD-40. Not scientifically proved… Not medically recommended …. BUT … BELIEVE IT OR NOT …
Recently a friend of mine told me about a conversation he had with one of his friends many years ago. His friend was suffering with arthritis, especially in his knees, and having tried many pills, potions and remedies over the years to ease the pain, was at his wits end as to what to try next. What my friend told me he tried next left me speechless at how ridiculous it sounded. He actually took a can of WD40 (yes the oil for machinery) and gave his knees a quick squirt. After rubbing the oil into his knees for a while, he claimed that it actually made a difference and the pain, although not gone completely, was greatly reduced.
Having heard that, I thought the man has lost his marbles. How ridiculous is that, and told him so.
Then my friend said to me that was his reaction too at the time, but now my friend who now is also suffering with his knees, thought ….. “ well I’ll give it a try … after all … it can’t hurt …. can it ?”
He told me that he tried it himself a few weeks ago and IT HAS MADE A DIFFERENCE IN RELIEVEING SOME OF THE PAIN, also his skin is now soft and shiny. He then proceeded to demonstrate by giving his knee a squirt and massaging in the oil. His assurances that it actually helped to relieve the pain was very convincing and I have to believe (that in his case) that it did actually make a difference.
When he went back to the consultant for a review of his knee operation, he started to tell the consultant about his amazing discovery. The consultant stopped him for a moment and called to all his associates in the adjacent rooms for them to come and hear my friend’s story. He explained in great detail to the gathering of specialists and nurses who crammed into the room ….. there was very little reaction …. Almost a dumbfounded silence …. Until they exited the room …. And they (in my opinion very unfairly) burst into peels of laughter. Well it works for my friend !!!!
A quick reference to the above disclaimer …
Not scientifically proved… Not medically recommended ….
Being slightly bemused by all this I thought I would Google it to see what the greater public thought of the idea … and guess what … many people reported that they have got relief when using this as a massage oil, (in spite of how daft it sounds at first).
Not only is there (unofficially) support for this use of WD-40 but according to Google it has many other uses as well ….
10 Surprising Uses for WD-40
(and 5 Places It Should Never Be Sprayed)
Everybody knows WD-40 is the go-to product for silencing squeaks, displacing moisture, preventing rust, and loosening stuck parts. You probably have a can sitting in your garage right now. It has a ton of uses, but it's no panacea.
Use WD-40 To:
1. Lube a shovel. Spray WD-40 on a shovel, spading fork, hoe or garden trowel. The soil slides right off—especially helpful when digging in clay.
2. Clean tile. The spray removes spilled mascara, nail polish, paint and scuff marks from tile floors, and also help you wipe away grime from the grout lines. Clean up with soapy water.
3. Scrub stains from stainless steel sinks.
4. Unstick gum. A squirt makes it easier to pull gum out of carpet and even hair. It's better than cutting out the gum and leaving patchy carpet or a bad haircut.
5. Soften leather. Oil can help break in a stiff leather tool belt.
6. Free stuck LEGOs. Your kids will thank you.
7. Erase crayon. When crayon ends up on toys, flooring, furniture, painted walls, wallpaper, windows, doors, and television screens. Spray on WD-40 and wipe it off.
8. Prevent flowerpots from sticking when stacked together.
9. Get rid of rust. Spray and rub away rust from circular saw and hacksaw blades. It can also clean blades of tar and other gunk.
10. Remove goo. Unstick gooey residue from price tags, duct tape, and stickers.
But Don't Spray It On:
1. Door hinges. Sure, WD-40 will stop the squeaking, but it also attracts dust and dirt. Over time, you'll end up with ugly black streaks on your hinges.
2. Bike chains. WD-40 can cause dirt and dust to stick to a chain. Use bike-specific lubricants, which typically contain Teflon.
3. Paintball guns. WD-40 can melt the seals in the guns.
4. Locks. The spray can prematurely wear down the internal mechanisms, especially in the pin tumbler locks, in door locks and padlocks. Go for graphite powder.
5. iPods and iPads. WD-40 won't repair the Home button on these devices. In fact, the spray can cause the plastic to break down on the cover, and if some gets inside the electronics, it can damage plastic parts inside.
…And then of course….If you REALLY want to know what else you can do with it ….
The manufacturers of WD-40 offer a list of 2,000 other suggested uses for WD-40,
…….although it says you “should exercise common sense”.