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Living in Interesting Times

Reality is subjective. I never used to think that. I mean, how can reality, something that one would assume can be empirically proved or disproved, be open to interpretation, conditioned on whether someone accepts it or doesn’t accept it? Then came social media, which does have some uses (hi fam) but is also a veritable, … Continue reading

The Daily Draw: Six of Swords

The Daily Draw: Six of Swords

Don’t fear the Postman In the RWS tarot deck, the Six of Swords depicts a family making a trip across water to new land. They are moving away from turbulence into calmer waters. While this can imply a journey from one geographical location to another, it is even more likely that it is a journey … Continue reading

Be Yourself

Be Yourself

One of the greatest challenges we face in our development is self-discovery, finding out who we are, being ourselves. We start off innocent children. Inevitably, we encounter people who want us to conform, beginning a power struggle that will follow us throughout our lives at home, school, church, peers, the workplace, etc. Socially, the world seems … Continue reading

Forgiveness is a Choice

Forgiveness is a Choice

Last week I collected a fair bit of baggage over an event that I had been looking forward to attending for the past seven or eight months. At the time I first learned of the event, someone volunteered to perform a service for me that would enable me to go. When the time came, this … Continue reading

Tuning in to a Reiki Client

Tuning in to a Reiki Client

  I’ve been writing about awareness this week, and how we tune in to the world around us. Today I thought I’d write about the ways in which I tune in to reiki clients. The first way is the most obvious – speak with your client. Ask how they are feeling, why they are seeking … Continue reading

My Feelings? I Thought they Were Yours.

My Feelings? I Thought they Were Yours.

It’s common for people to tell you how they feel about things – relationships, work, politics, brussel sprouts. But it’s actually the other way around – our feelings drive what w e think. For example, brussel sprouts have never actively sought to offend anyone, yet those who have bad feelings towards them (based on input from … Continue reading

Tuning In/Tuning Out

Tuning In/Tuning Out

There’s an old joke about a guy who lives next to a train track all his life. Every night the B&O comes through at about 2 AM, so loud and close that the floor boards rattle in the guy’s house. Of course, he sleeps through it. Then one night the train breaks down five miles … Continue reading