March-April 2017

Sometimes when I initiate Reiki Senseis, they will call or email me post-attunement and tell me they are feeling anxious. I usually tell them to describe the physical sensations without putting a label on it. When I talk them into a place where they are able to let go of the mind’s tendency to label, they become comfortable knowing that what they … [Read more...]

January-February 2017

Do you ever sit and ponder the nature of human behavior and just laugh? We are really curious creatures, aren’t we? It has been said that the natural tendency of living organisms is to seek pleasure and avoid pain. It sounds logical, but is it really true? Sure, there are the kinds of pleasures that are circumstantial, stuff we can buy, … [Read more...]

November-December 2016

I for one am looking forward to the shorter days and longer nights. I feel I could really use a good rest, how about you? Wouldn’t you love a long winter’s nap, a hibernation to digest all that has happened in the last year? The question for most of us remains, will we be able to follow our natural instincts for an extended period of rest and … [Read more...]

September-October 2016

It has been like that lately. Lots of opportunities to see where I still need to expand my consciousness. And I mean LOTS. It can feel frustrating to feel like I need to surrender, yet again. But balance is not something you create one time and you’re done. As we approach another election, I can’t help but think how many of us get thrown off … [Read more...]

July-August 2016

Better indeed is knowledge than mechanical practice. Better than knowledge is meditation. But better still is surrender in love, Because there follows immediate peace. – From the Bhagavad Gita As I write this issue’s note, it is a mere few days after the horrific massacre in Orlando Florida. Pundits spin and spew in an attempt to sway our … [Read more...]