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The Daily Draw: Knight of Pentacles

The knight of pentacles is not the fastest knight, the smartest knight or the most exciting knight. But he is steady and sturdy. He might not be the life of the party, but he’ll make sure everyone has enough to eat and that you get home safely. This knight is focussed on the practical. In … Continue reading

The Daily Draw: King of Pentacles

The Daily Draw: King of Pentacles

The King of Making Things Happen This energy of the king of Pentacles does not feel as intense as that of the King of Swords (yesterday’s draw). The King of Pentacles lives more in the body whereas the King of Swords lives more in the mind. The realm of the King of Pentacles is creating, … Continue reading

Reiki and the Daily Obstacle Course

Some days seem to be laid out in an obstacle course of hassles and distractions. You wake up with a clear idea of the BIG IMPORTANT THING you want to accomplish today, but you can’t find a matching pair of socks. You finally find the car keys under the sofa, but when you start the … Continue reading

Do You Want to be in Work Today?

I’m acclimating myself to a day job that is everything that the last one was not in so many ways, including the social culture. Even though there are several hundred people working out of a couple of buildings (or maybe because of it) there is an effort made to get people interacting on a social … Continue reading

Office Reiki

Some of my regular readers might be wondering at this point, “So how is the new job going? Y’know, the one that you said was going to keep you from blogging for a couple of weeks, which turned out to be more like six. Just sayin’.” Mea culpa. I should know myself well enough 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

The Gift of Time, Delivered in an Unusual Way

While progressing through Reiki attunements, my technical writing work became less of a focus for me, but in an interesting and supportive way. Last October, just after Reiki level II, I was made redundant from a permanent position in a process tha was so protracted that I was basically paid to stay home and look for … Continue reading