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Reiki on the Farm

Posted by on Mar 5, 2010 in Reiki with Animals | Comments Off on Reiki on the Farm

Reiki inspires many voyages in life. I locate a farm-sitting opportunity in a beautiful little outpost in Northern Colorado that is  home to Curly the Horse, Hazel the Mule, Daisy and Molly Brown the blue ribbon Donkeys, Josie and Jenka the Airdales, and Kiki the Cat. The farm-owners, Jesse and Ken, are a great couple from Santa Fe and this is their second straw bale house. I can tell on the phone that they are old hippies and that they have a good Feng Sui house. They can tell that I’m overly responsible and have taken care of a lot of animals, having been a veterinary surgical tech and dog trainer and student of living beings. We are happy to find each other. The...

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The Nadis

Posted by on Jan 30, 2010 in Reiki | 7 comments

For years I heard about Nadis, but they remained as mysterious as their name sounds. I would ask someone occasionally what they were but never got a good definition until I read Richard Gerber’s book Vibrational Medicine, (Bear & Co., Rochester, VT., 2001), arguably the standard classic in the field of subtle-energy therapies. The Reiki Training Manual I am working on now —Chapter on Energy Medicine— is excerpted for this post. Most of us know what Chakras are (or we think we do). Ha! It’s not that simple. According to the widely accepted translation of this word from Sanscrit they are ‘whirling vortices of light’. Gerber describes these...

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Colorado, May, 2007

Posted by on Jan 30, 2010 in Reiki | 3 comments

The mountains call to us. They are ancient beings, ancestors. Here in Colorado, in Rocky Mountain National Park (Estes Park), location for recent Avanti Healing Arts® Reiki Classes, there is sun three hundred and eight days a year. Coming after Maine at sea level and weather which, like the Pacific Northwest, involves vast quantities of rain, it is a welcome pleasure to be here above tree-line, contemplating 14,000 foot peaks, meditating in the thin pure air. There are elk everywhere and the spring flood makes an awesome sound as the Big Thompson River thunders down the gorge. It is inspiring and bittersweet to be here (the extremes are the most challanging and yet...

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