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).…

Foundational Unity of Being

Foundational Unity of Being

In profound meditation, sages found, when consciousness is singularly focused that it is utterly withdrawn from the body’s senses, it enters a kind of singularity in which the awareness of a separate ego disappears. In this state, the supreme climax of meditation, the seers discovered a core of consciousness beyond time and change. They called it simply Atman, the Self.   — Eknath Easwaran This is the third in the series on consciousness and world wisdom teachings. The reason for…

Codifying Consciousness

Codifying Consciousness

The following will probably be in two parts. More quotes than usual are included because they are portals to truth and each worthy of contemplation. The quotes that accompany this writing come from the same wisdom source as the teachings that are being highlighted here and in the previous post: The One-Two Combo of Wisdom Teachings and Nonduality. You cannot transmit wisdom and insight to another person. The seed is already there.   — Thich Nhat Hanh Wisdom and insight…