Summer Solstice

The summer solstice is on June 20 at 10:24 pm, and flows into the 21st. The cosmic energy around the Solstice holds an intense energy, almost like the heavens are beaming down on us and lighting up the areas of our lives that need our attention. If you take time to observe the incoming messages,

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Have You Ever Been Blindsided?

What can you do when you get blindsided with information you were not ready to hear? This can happen with your career, personal relationships, with medical diagnosis for yourself or for someone you love, with world events or tragedies.

Yes it does throw you off for a time,

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Stop, Look and Listen

What do life’s challenges give you? Stress? Or perhaps these challenges could be viewed in another way.

Why not see life’s challenges as an opportunity to re-evaluate how you perceive current situations. In your discomfort, there are opportunities to refocus your attention to a more positive outlook.

Opportunities to grow and change are presented to you on a daily basis.

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Determination

Last weekend was the event of the year in Boulder, Colorado. It was the 10k race, the Bolder Boulder, so I had to take a peek at the 50,000 runners. There were young and old alike, some as young as 6 or 7, and a woman who is 80 that has run the race for 30 years.

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The Mind is a Powerful Tool

On a recent trip to San Francisco, I noticed paper cranes in the window of someone’s home. My granddaughter told me that display was a practice to heal the body. Upon research I found the legend.

Thousand Origami Cranes is a group of one thousand origami paper cranes held together by strings.

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How to Live Honestly

On a recent trip to San Francisco, a sculpture caught my eye. The exhibit, “The Public & the Private”  by artist Urs Fischer, depicts a mother who bends over backwards to please her family. The question arises, “Who do I bend over backwards for and who does the same for me?

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Mother’s Day Love

My Family

On this Mother’s Day, think about how you entered life on this planet. You began as two tiny specks (an egg and a sperm)—so small you could not even be detected by the human eye. Then, like magic, you expanded into consciousness.

On this Mother’s Day,

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How to Explain Reiki to the Unfamiliar

Reiki students often ask me how I explain what Reiki is to those who do not understand metaphysics. So was the case with my last Reiki second-degree class.

I look for the language that would mirror the level of understanding of my inquiry.  If they are Christian,

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Be the Light You Want to See

Recently in my Reiki 1 class, a student was puzzled by what she was learning about positive energy through Reiki and what she sees happening in the world. She inquired as to how I have stayed balanced with this dichotomy on a daily basis. Her question not only took me off guard,

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What Makes You Sneeze?

It is spring and as much as I love my flowers, some of them irritate my sinuses. So I am working on a remedy to alleviate this agitation.

When I feel my worst and my head hurts, my nose drips and my eyes itch, I take a moment and rest/meditate.

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