Psalm 23 Summer Faith Challenge: honoring God’s name
Relationships / Religion / Spirituality

Psalm 23 Summer Faith Challenge: honoring God’s name


He leads me in right paths for his name’s sake. This week for our Summer Faith Challenge at Decatur Presbyterian Church, we’re asked to choose an activity that honors God’s name. Many of the suggestions offered are to be of service to others in need, in keeping with Jesus’s teachings: Matthew 25:34-36 Then the king … Continue reading

Respecting choices, offering care
Health & Wellness / Relationships

Respecting choices, offering care


Ever since the news broke about Angelina Jolie’s decision to undergo a double mastectomy to reduce her odds of getting breast cancer, the holistic health community has been awash in opinions regarding what she “should have” done instead. In particular, there was some judgment about her decision to have surgery instead of exploring holistic treatments … Continue reading

21 Day Practice: Day 6 – Stories we tell ourselves
Personal Development / Reflections / Relationships / Spirituality

21 Day Practice: Day 6 – Stories we tell ourselves


“You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather.” - Pema Chödrön As luck would have it, I came down with some version of the viral crud that’s been going around. The combination of rest, Reiki self-treatment, fluids and vitamins do seem to be helping. I find that when I’m not feeling well, the … Continue reading

21 Day Practice: Day 5 – Five words of healing
Maternal Heath Care / Personal Development / Reiki / Spirituality

21 Day Practice: Day 5 – Five words of healing


I’ve been working with a Reiki client in the third trimester of pregnancy. One of my joys is to work with mamas-to-be, as well as new mamas and their little ones. As a mother, I deeply respect and honor the sacred journey and process of creation of “mother” and “child” (or “children”!) I feel that … Continue reading

21 Day Practice: Day 4 – Healing hands and letters of love
Families / Personal Development / Relationships / Spirituality

21 Day Practice: Day 4 – Healing hands and letters of love


Once a month, my Reiki students and I offer a free Reiki healing clinic for the public. The clinic broadens community awareness of the benefits of Reiki healing; allows us to offer loving service to others who may need healing, a smile and a kind word or two; provides my students the opportunity to deepen … Continue reading