Wednesday, August 7, 2019 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
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Institute for Spiritual Development, Lotus Center 
41-45 Dietz St.
Suite 1
Oneonta, NY 13820

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Rev. Diana Friedell, Director 
Institute for Spiritual Development 
607-433-2089; 607-267-4693

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"Route 20, The Psychic Highway,"

Summer Lecture by Story Lucile Ducey

In this 6th of nine Summer Series Lectures, Story Lucile Ducey, a Psychic medium and metaphysical teacher, gives us a sense of the psychic events in history that led to the Spiritualist Movement, specifically, along the "Psychic Highway", Route 20, in New York which includes the Fox Sisters' communications with spirit thru "rapping."

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We live in the area of New York State that was the birthplace of the Woman's Movement, American Democracy, and the home to America's Second Great Awakening. It has been called "The Burned Over Distric", for it's spiritual wildfires, and the many visionaries who traveled along our Route 20,also called "Freedom's Trail" and Americas Psychic Highway. 

We live in a place where prophets walked, religions were born, utopian communties started, and the underground railroad ran...bringing thousands to freedom. Learn about the many great souls who built our antique towns, and changed our social laws---Harriet Tubman, Susan B. Anthony, Fredrick Douglas, Public Universal Friend...and more.

This is a lecture and a workshop with extensive meditations given to help you hear your inner voice and understand why you are here! What is your part in this great ongoing "Experiement in Freedom"?

Your Instructor:

About Story Lucile Ducey:  Classically trained Psychic Medium and long time teacher of interdisciplinary courses in Comparative Religion, Esoteric Judaism & Christianity and ‘The Art & Science of Intuitive Development for Seers and Scientists.’ She lectures on the teachings of Edgar Cayce and Alice Bailey. Story has an Intuitive Counseling Practice and teaches in both Otsego County and the Metropolitan area. Story is a former faculty and board member of the Metaphysical Center of New Jersey; a Graduate of Columbia University and The New Seminary. Her teachers include Jean Munzer, Rabbi Joseph Gelberman, and  Rev. Janet Nohaveck. She has worked as a Pastoral Counselor and Officiant in Christian and Interfaith ministry for 25 years.


This Summer the Institute for Spiritual Development and the Darling Hill Farm Retreat House are co-sponsoring a "Metaphysical Lecture & Workshop Series" Continuing Education Program.

Wednesday Evenings from 6:30 to 8:30 pm held at The Lotus Center July 3rd, 10, 17, 24, 31st,  and August 7, 14, 21, and 28th

The ‘Summer Spirit Lecture Series’ , includes 9 experiential, in depth metaphysical presentations, held throughout the summer, as the heart of the Program. ISD is show casing  speakers from a variety of spiritual organizations and traditions in our region, to network, socialize, and most importantly learn from one another. 

The entire ‘Metaphysical Summer School’ program also includes:           Weekly Classes, and Message Circles,

and Full Moon Vedic Fire Ceremonies

with Potluck supper: (our most popular summer event!)
With Yogi Tapash. Includes Sanskrit Hymns. $15/$12 members. 6:30 pm—approx. 9 pm.
Sunday June 16 —- Sunday July 14 — Saturday August 17


Mingle with like-minded folks on these magical summer evenings and explore with us! (check the schedule for event location)

These Summer School Classes and workshops will give a taste of and solid preparation for more class offerings at The ISD Lotus Center in the coming Fall & Winter, which begins on Sept. 14th (Details in process)  (See ISD Website for Details) 


**Our Co-Sponsor:

Darling Hill Farm Retreat House & Gardens

A Spiritualist Retreat House

----a little bit of Lily Dale in Otsego County 

Souls of All Ages and Spiritual Paths Welcome


607 638 5111 cell/text 201 934 7355