The Attributes of Growth

The Attributes of Growth

This post argues that certain traits are necessary to be sincerely engaged in self-growth, self-healing and spiritual development. These traits come into play in the distance event that each of these really are—a marathon, not a sprint or a few laps. Of course everyone wants to grow, heal and develop their spirituality. That wish, intention and aspiration is universal. Everyone is enthusiastic at the starting line. That’s easy and a given. The traits are crucial in making it to the…

Compilation of Healing Posts

Compilation of Healing Posts

What a Healer Knows: The healer knows healing is a mystery and revels that it’s so. Being a mystery doesn’t make healing unknowable. Healing is learned by practice on self and others, but known only when it becomes your worldview. In knowing healing, the healer knows it doesn’t follow convention. The healer knows convention can’t vision the healed hiding under the unhealed.   — Pamir Kiciman Healing is a specialty. It has unique qualities, its own environment and set of…

Compilation of Heart Posts

Compilation of Heart Posts

Running a blog is a varied experience, and when to publish what depends on many things. Sometimes the writing comes from inspiration, sometimes it’s a creative light bulb, often it answers questions that are asked a lot, and many times content comes from what the need is, what people are presenting with, the challenges and difficulties of being human. Today, it’s for this reason that I’m posting and also because this is the third in the compilation series. The previous…

What Does “Letting Go” Really Mean?

What Does “Letting Go” Really Mean?

“Let it go” has become a big buzz word in self-help and new age circles. It’s even seeped into the mainstream. So much so that it’s become a cliché. Letting go has become a convenient catch-phrase you say to someone in yoga class, at the water cooler, at the gym, your Uber driver, or over the phone with your sister. That’s too bad because it describes a real process which is significant and seriously helpful. It’s not generally understood that…

Reiki and the Bodhisattva Model

Reiki and the Bodhisattva Model

A bodhisattva is someone who has compassion within himself or herself and who is able to make another person smile or help someone suffer less. Every one of us is capable of this.   — Thich Nhat Hanh This is the bodhisattva that will be discussed here. To learn about the bodhisattva in its Buddhist origins, refer to online research. There’s a lot available. Some basics will be mentioned. Mostly we’ll look at the bodhisattva as a model and its…