Shinpiden in Paris

Sometimes, as I move forward, my path feels like it becomes clogged: a traffic jam of modalities, movements, and personalities running or dancing along with the promise of Light. I parse and intuitively choose my path, holding on to the idea that all paths are valid and unique, but that mine is for me alone to design. The Shinpiden “stage” - the French word for seminar or apprenticeship – with Frans Stiene in Paris was no exception, though, finally, exceptional.

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Being Reiki

When discussing Reiki (spiritual energy) one of the participants asked this question: Is Reiki outside of ourselves and do we only slowly start to tap into this energy when we practise the 5 elements of the system (the precepts, meditations, hands on healing, symbols/mantras and the reiju/attunement)?

We often see the world as being outside of our self. This includes when we think of healing, gaining wisdom or ways to feel good. But in reality these changes of healing, wisdom and feeling good are found within and not outside.

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