A drop of gratitude nets the ocean

A drop of gratitude nets the ocean

Affirmations are powerful. They are palpable vibrations that immediately begin shifting matter. Speak them aloud and you actually create form. Sound waves compressing and decompressing the air in front of your lips. The vibrations of vocal cords, nasal cavities, and even bone and brain. This is profound sound healing. Repeating these phrases, rewording them, weaving […]

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Crowd surfing the universe 

Crowd surfing the universe 

There are moments in receiving a Reiki session where you stop trying to record all the information and just fall silent. The conscious mind stills. A slack tide in the midst of it all. In that space that opens up, pure energy falls in and fills your intention to fullness. In these moments of letting […]

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Being: A lesson in presence 

Being: A lesson in presence 

We were talking in class the other day about how much time we spend focused in the present moment. It was actually one of my favourite classes where my students teach me the class. The discussion was brilliant and I was left pondering this odd sensation of our attentional focus swinging like a pendulum back […]

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Faith or Worry?

Faith or Worry?

The second Reiki Ideal is to let go of worry. Which sounds great, but can be a daunting task. When worry takes over, it is nearly impossible to see anything beyond it.  What is on the other side of worry, its antidote, is faith. Faith in yourself, in kindness, in possibilities, in the Divine. By […]

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Share time: The beauty of taking turns

Share time: The beauty of taking turns

In my classes I use a black tourmaline crystal as a sharing stick. I adopted the practice as a way of allowing everyone a chance to speak and be heard. It is a way of creating community and connection in a very short time. What started out as an inclusion of a practical nature, has […]

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