Gratitude Is The Best Attitude

Be Thankful,
Believe In Yourself,
Have Vision

 A dedicated professional, John J. Gruba is a self-employed certified Holistic Health Practitioner, who is deeply committed to sharing his passion for health and well-being with others. He has over 12 years of experience as a healer with a special focus on Aura/Chakra Analysis, Reiki, Past Lives and the Akashic Records. He is also trained in Oracle Card Reading, Soul Coaching, Chakra Therapy, and Emotional Freedom Technique. He has experience working with many different clients, children to the elderly.

Influenced by Jack Canfield, Doreen Virtue and Louise Hay, John is particularly grateful to Reverend James Kwasigroch, who taught him the importance of love, compassion and healing.

John is an Interfaith Minister with The Universal Church of the Divine. He was ordained Minister of Spiritual Studies at The National Interfaith Seminary and earned a bachelor’s degree in Pastoral Counselling from the Interfaith Seminary in New Rochelle, NY. He is an Angel Therapy Practitioner certified by Doreen Virtue, PhD., and has taken additional post-education courses in reflexology and crystal healing.

With his intuitive and supportive approach, John believes in treating the body as a whole, mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually, not only in treating symptoms but working with his clients to determine the cause and how to resolve them. He has helped many people reach a heightened state of relaxation, as well as rejuvenate and stimulate their energy levels.

John is the author of “I Forgot You, Please Don’t Forget Me (If I Couldn’t Laugh, I Would Be Crying)” a journey through Alzheimer’s, Start Shifting, all about affirmations and The Akashic Records, a short lesson on the book of life.

Despite his busy career, John makes time to be involved with community and professional organizations.  He is a member of the International Natural Healers Association, the World Metaphysical Association and Reiki Healing Association.  He is a volunteer for Hospice (Twilight Brigade) and on the Resident and Family Council at Heritage Health Therapy & Senior Care. 



Reverend John J. Gruba is a Non-Denominational Interfaith Minister located in the Northwest suburb of Chicago.


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Reverend John J. Gruba is affiliated with

The Universal Church of the Divine (A Church Without Walls).

As the name states:

Universal – Including all without limit or exception

Church – A body of Believers

Divine – relating directly from God (Source)




***The Universal Church of the Divine is a charter member of the St. Luke Evangelical Christian Ministries of Georgia.