Compilation of Meditation Posts

Compilation of Meditation Posts

When there’s a lot of content, it’s useful to compile and highlight it after some time has gone by, both for new readers of the blog and old ones who may look at the material with new eyes. This blog has been published since 2007 and indeed there’s a lot of quality content. Plus, we change, we evolve, we go through things and when we revisit what’s already been read, often it can have new meaning, or more meaning, or…

Healing is Vital on a Spiritual Path

Healing is Vital on a Spiritual Path

There are many reasons to start on a spiritual path. For some it’s a natural inclination. For some it’s how they were raised. For others it’s a curiosity that deepens. For others it’s a synchronicity. For many it’s the way to peace, an answer to suffering. Usually, several reasons are behind why someone begins a spiritual journey. A spiritual path offers many gifts and blessings. It answers questions of meaning and purpose. Truths found on a spiritual path reveal the…

Spiral of Healing

Spiral of Healing

The path isn’t a straight line; it’s a spiral. You continually come back to things you thought you understood and see deeper truths.   — Barry H. Gillespie The path can be a path of healing. It can be path of personal growth, or a spiritual path. While each of these are distinct, they also converge and become the same path. There’s overlap between these paths and people have entry points based on needs and motivations. Not everyone will allow…

Meditation: The Roots of Reiki

Meditation: The Roots of Reiki

If Reiki were a tree, its roots would be found in meditative consciousness and practices that engender such states of consciousness. The soil that these roots would take hold in would be found in the life of Reiki’s founder Mikao Usui (Usui Sensei), and the conversation taking place in his lifetime in Japanese society. Much of that conversation was centered around Japan’s native traditions and teachings, a return to and new elucidation of them. A big part of these traditions…

Compilation of Reiki Posts

Compilation of Reiki Posts

Dear Community: That’s you! All of you who are subscribed to receive notifications whenever a new post goes up, and all of you who stop by here to read and learn. You are all very much appreciated. To have an audience to write for has a lot of value for a writer like myself. A blog has many ways to drill down its content and find what you’re looking for: categories, archives and search (at the bottom of every page).…