Labradorite – The stone of transformation

Labradorite – The stone of transformation

The shimmering beautiful Labradorite stone seems to have flooded the US in the last past year, and rightly so. This beautiful stone, first discovered in Labrador Canada in 1770 by missionaries, where it gets its name, has amazing colors and “flash” that draw the eye....

Selenite – the Moon Crystal

Selenite – the Moon Crystal

Several weeks ago  i went into a furniture store and they had the most amazing, huge selenite (Satin Spar) wand for sale. It was a most unlikely thing to find in this store. Needless to say this milky white gem came home with me.Selenite is a very soft stone with a...

Taking USUI Levels 1 and 2 classes together.

Taking USUI Levels 1 and 2 classes together.

As a Reiki Teacher I always excited when a new person approaches me wanting to learn Reiki. Somehow the call to Reiki was extended to them and they heard the call and enrolled in class.I offer Levels 1 and 2 on consecutive Saturdays. Many Reiki Master/Teachers don’t...

Oh please Mr Sandman, I need some sleep.

Oh please Mr Sandman, I need some sleep.

Here it is 5:05 in the morning, I can’t sleep. I am playing around on my tablet with my website and I come across this unfinished draft about sleep. What synchronicity! I have been awake since 2 am. What woke me up I will never know but going back to sleep proved...

The 12 Laws of Karma. 

The 12 Laws of Karma. 

Karma is a word that is often tossed around as something negative. When someone does something nasty to another we crack a small grin, shake our heads knowingly and say "karma will get them back". But Karma isnt a bad thing. Karma is "what is". It is cause and effect....

Am I doing Reiki correctly?

Am I doing Reiki correctly?

Every time I teach Level 1 and Level 2 Reiki I think back on the time when I first became Reiki. I had a wonderful, loving and very thorough teacher. We went through the manual, basically the same one I use now which is from the International School of Reiki Training....

The Chakras

The Chakras

  Chakras I had never heard of chakras until I started practicing Reiki. They sounded so exotic that I knew I needed to delve a little farther into them if I was going to be working with energy healing. The Chakras aren't really taught in Reiki classes but it did not...

Reiki Drumming-A healing tool

Reiki Drumming-A healing tool

For  several years I had been hearing about Reiki Drumming but I never had a chance to experience it until I attended the 2017 International Reiki Retreat in Sedona AZ. It was on our last day of the retreat that Michael and Authur Baird, the originators of this...

Lessons learned. Life is always teaching us.

Lessons learned. Life is always teaching us.

Just when you think "I got this" the universe steps in and continues to teach you lessons. I am on my last full day of a long  2 1/2 week vacation. There were two special events that this trip encompassed, a Reiki Retreat in Sedona Az and the...

I am a warrior. I am a goddess

I am a warrior. I am a goddess

 I am a warrior, I am a goddess That seems to be my mantra throughout this entire trip. If you are just tuning in for the first time I am on a 20 day vacation, by myself, in Southern California. I have hooked up with friends and family all...

Retreat, unwind and Reiki

Retreat, unwind and Reiki

As I write this article I am sitting on a hotel bed in Cottonwood Arizona. In the queen bed next to me is my dear Reiki buddy Kate Cook. Yesterday was the final day of the 2017 International Reiki Retreat, a 3 1/2 day retreat at the amazing...

No Penny Left Behind- Living abundance

No Penny Left Behind- Living abundance

Have you ever walked over a penny that was laying on the ground?  I know I have. You may be walking past great abundance. Have you ever dropped a penny or a nickel and decided it wasn't worth going back to pick it up?  Guilty as charged. It finally occurred to me that...

1234- Just ask your Angel

1234- Just ask your Angel

I don't suggest I am an expert on Angels, I am most certainly not. I can not see them, feel them, talk to them or take a photo and see them as orbs, but not without lack of trying. My book shelf is filled with all sorts of ideas on how to communicate with guides and...

Traveling with Reiki and Crystals

Traveling with Reiki and Crystals

Traveling can be an absolute joy but it can also be filled with anxiety and anxiousness. Whether you are traveling by car, train or airplane make it a less stressful, safer trip with the use of Reiki and Crystals, As I write this I am in Utah visiting with my son and...

Crystal Grid for Reiki Healing

Crystal Grid for Reiki Healing

One of my favorite uses for my crystals is in a crystal grid. These lovely to look at displays are more than just eye candy. They are powerful manifesters, using multiple gems and crystals for one purpose. Just to show you how powerful these crystal grids can be, I...

Crystal Chakra Generator

Crystal Chakra Generator

Many years ago, while I was a new Reiki Practitioner (Level 1 if I recall correctly) I sat in and worked with a Reiki Master during a client Session. She had the most beautiful crystal piece I had ever seen and would place it on the clients' body as she was...

Organize my Crystals

Organize my Crystals

All week long it has been absolutely gorgeous outside. The sort of days that you know you would spend the day basking in the sun but the air was cool enough to keep you from sweating. Even though I have a dream life and get to spend my days making pottery, I still...

Citrine, my Sunshine Crystal

Citrine, my Sunshine Crystal

Many many years ago I was at an outside vendor farmers market. There was a guy there selling crystals. At that time of my life, I loved crystals but know absolutely nothing about them. I was just starting to learn. They were just pretty and I was drawn to...

Full Moon- A time for releasing

Full Moon- A time for releasing

Last night I had a dickens of a time sleeping.  Oh, I fell asleep on the couch as I normally do and then I got up and went to bed but soon realized that sleep was not in the cards for me. I tossed and turned until I just couldn't do it anymore and got up. It was then...

Seeing 444 is better than seeing red

Seeing 444 is better than seeing red

Something happened in the middle of the year that caused me to lose a dear friend. It was sometime in May that I began to get a feeling that something was wrong, I can't remember what made me think that but I just knew in my heart that something had changed. I...

Reiki Tune Up – Nip it in the Bud

Reiki Tune Up – Nip it in the Bud

I never quite understood where that silly phrase, "nip it in the bud" came from but it's what I think about when giving a Reiki Tune up to someone who isn't really suffering from anything in particular. A Reiki Tune Up is perfect for someone who is healthy, wants to...

Reiki Journal August 6 2016

I think a lot about Reiki, its so much apart of my life. I make notes in notebooks all over my house that when I do need a bit of past information I really have no idea where I put it. Maybe I should be putting lessons learned here!! So here are a few notes that I...

8 ways to use Reiki in the Classroom

8 ways to use Reiki in the Classroom

Start the school year right by using Reiki in the Classroom Today is the first of August and the start of school is on everyone's mind! When my kids were young I loved the start of the school year. You could hear my sigh of relief as I knew it was only a matter of...

Stop negative thoughts and change the world

Stop negative thoughts and change the world

It has probably been close to 2 years when I stopped indulging in watching and gobbling up the news. I did not do it purposely, it came about because I got annoyed with my cable bill and paying for 110 channels when I only watched two. So we dumped cable, got an...

A gift a day from the universe

A gift a day from the universe

In order to be present in my everyday life I decided to watch for and note any gift that is given too me out of the blue. I am asking the universe to give this to me purposely to prove that the universe is working towards manifesting all our hopes and desires. So here...

Best Sedona trip ever!

Best Sedona trip ever!

Today is day three, the last day, of my Holy Fire Reiki Master Teacher training and it has been a blissful, joyful time. I am in Sedona AZ, a place of high vibration, with my dear friend Kate Cook of Yuma AZ. We chose to take this path together, this trip to Sedona...

A Dream come true

A Dream come true

If you had asked me last year if I would be going to Sedona for Holy Fire Reiki, I would have said "No, I have no plans, but oh wouldn't that be awesome." I was practicing Reiki steadily and knew that this was a path I needed to stay on. When I came to this conclusion...

My Path, My Story to Reiki

My Path, My Story to Reiki

My Reiki Path Ever since I was a little girl I felt this calling inside me that I labeled early on as a "healer". I wasn't sure what that was or meant but I was fascinated with medicine women and the Native American way of life. I did not really do anything to nurture...

New Year, new planner…. A Bullet Journal

New Year, new planner…. A Bullet Journal

Here we are in that crazy week between Christmas and New Years. For me it’s a holding period, the excitement of Christmas is behind us and the new year is before us. It’s a time when we close out of calendars, grab a new blank one and start dreaming about what 2016...

Reiki and Trouble- Using Animal Reiki

Reiki and Trouble- Using Animal Reiki

Let me start by saying that Trouble is my pretty old, 17-18 year old Cat. When I adopted Trouble from the local shelter he was just a wee little thing. Black cats are hard to find forever homes for, I was told, but I have always been drawn to them. The name the...

12 ways to a stress free holiday season

12 ways to a stress free holiday season

The Holidays are quickly approaching. Thanksgiving dinner, family get-togethers, cook baking, Christmas Present shopping, decorating the house inside and out, holiday parties.  I think often of the idealistic Christmas portrayed on oldie movies like "White Christmas"...

Our bodies Energy System – The Seven Chakras

Just as our bodies have blood and veins and organs supplying it with the nutrients that it needs to stay healthy and alive, so our bodies also have an entire system that keeps our energy running smoothly.  Our Chakras and Meridian system. I know that for many,...

Up up and away heading home

Up up and away heading home

As I am writing this I am sitting on a plane with my beloved ready to take off and return home after a week in Salt Lake City. I went for a convention but our son and family live there so this trip was a double dipper and a business write off:-) The convention was...

Sept 5- On our way

As I write this I am sitting in a plane on my way to Utah to attend the doTERRA convention as well as visit with Chris and family. Its been awhile since I have gone anywhere, I have never seen Chris's house and attending this convention could be the deciding factor in...

What to expect during a Reiki Treatment

What to expect during a Reiki Treatment

For many this may be the very first time you have heard about Reiki or perhaps you have heard about it but it sounded kind of "out there". As with many of the alternative healing methods or energy practices, it can be very hard to grasp what it is all about. For the...

Just for today…I will “allow”

My goal for today is to just "allow" whatever happens to happen. That doesn't mean I will go through the day willy nilly because tomorrow we are leaving for Salt Lake City for the doTerra convention as well as a visit with my son and his family. What I wil aim for...

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