This week, I had two seemingly unrelated things happen where the second event seemed like an extension of the first event. The first occurrence was a conversation I had with a potential Reiki client. When answering the “What is Reiki?” question, I commented the source of Reiki is Universal Life Force Energy. She had a strong reaction. She stated she is not sure God even exists, as there is no reason why a supposedly-loving God would permit so many bad things in our world. She listed wars, hunger, greed, pollution, etc. So, I responded that I understand her point; there are many problems in our world....
Recently, another Reiki Master commented she often tells her students, “Reiki evolves with you.” As soon as I heard this statement, I knew it was profound. I have been pondering and meditating on this thought ever since! There are layers and layers of meaning within it.
Anyone who has used Reiki consistently, for more than a year or two, will tell you their experience with Reiki has changed, and continues to change. They report a closer connection to The Universe, and there is a growing trust that Spirit is working with them during sessions. Frequently, the practitioner feels, or intuits,...
Posted by: deb
July 20, 2014 |
Studying models of human developmental stages can be interesting, especially for those of us who like to understand the process of change. Spiritual development is one unique area where there are literally dozens of models describing this arena of growth. Some models are based in specific religions or belief systems, while others correlate spiritual growth to specific ages. Some psychologists contend a child has certain spiritual understandings; adolescents, another stage; young adults, the next level; and so on. These models can be difficult to comprehend, as children’s and adolescents’ spiritual...