Posted in June 2012

Everyday Gratitude

Before I made a conscious decision to more spiritually balance my life, gratitude was something that was reserved for times when I was on the receiving end of wonderfully fulfilled expectations or when I experienced great “luck”, while ingratitude was freely given for anything less than ideal or spectacular. Examples are listed in the following … Continue reading

The Power of Self Forgiveness

Is anyone more critical of us than ourselves? As we pass through life we can amass a collection of unattained goals, missed opportunities, judgement errors regrettable actions we took or didn’t take, and other failings. When we hold on to these failings we can let them define who we are: “I’m not able to do … Continue reading

Repeat as Needed, Calm Me in the Morning

In my experience, nothing provides a fast acting sense of peace as well as feeding a baby. Probably because I’m picking up on the baby’s emotions, like I was with one of the twins this morning. One second he was a bit distressed, wondering where his next meal was coming from (I presume, it’s been … Continue reading

Putting the “Me” in “Time”

 I want to start by saying that I’m not having a moan in what follows, just making a point about “me” time, and being kind to all living things. I thought I should mention that up front in light of yesterday’s post, where I took so long to get to the point that I’m sure … Continue reading

Transition Basketball

I’ve been up late these past few months with a couple of young lads who are on the bottle every night. Well, they are only ten weeks old, and quite vocal about having their needs met. The three of us have been hanging out in front of the TV watching the NBA playoffs, thanks to … Continue reading

Found a Job

After being made redundant last year from my technical writing job, I attended three interviews before taking my current position. The time frame corresponded to the gap between my Reiki II and Reiki Master workshops. I’m sure I was still compartmentalizing Reiki at the time. The first position I went for wasn’t a good match … Continue reading

Rush Hour Reiki

I’m not a morning person. I like to set the alarm for six AM, knowing I don’t need to get up until 6:30, and keep hitting the snooze button until about 6:45, when it is finally late enough to panic. OK, I used to panic. I’m a lot more chilled since I started down the … Continue reading