I eventually found my first park in Japan; the Shin-Edogawa Garden (新江戸川区公園). As you could probably imagine, the view was very peaceful, clean, & beautiful.
Category Archives: Personal Development
Rather than grasping, channeling, or otherwise manipulating energy, Reiki is a method that allows us to invite (招) happiness/ good fortune / many blessings (福). This happiness, these many blessings are also the medicine for many illnesses.
According to my Usui Reiki Ryoho teacher Shihan (Frans Stiene), there are many reasons to believe Mikao Usui was trained in or at least influenced by Shugendo. I just returned to the States (yesterday) after 5 days in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Over the weekend I learned A LOT about Shugendo (Koryū Shugen Honshū tradition) as
Can you really imagine the universe? So often, Reiki is translated as “Universal Life Force” or “Universal Energy”. Think about that for a moment. Do we honestly have any idea of the great vast infinity of the universe? I know personally when I hear the word universe I get the mental image of some spattering
At its core, Usui’s system of Reiki is a spiritual practice. That said, many understand Reiki practice as a hand-on healing practice only. As I continue to practice, I see and feel the system of Reiki is simultaneously a spiritual practice and healing practice (notice a trend? lots of practice), and much much deeper than