ALL ABOUT ME
My path to the present:
I first became aware of being not quite like others around six or seven. I remember being terrified to sleep and fighting it off as much as possible because of all the horrible dreams I would have.These dreams felt so real and powerful to me, but in truth they extended beyond just the dream state. Even though I am not an only child, I would often play alone and be in my own little world. I could hear things in my brain, like a loud persistent voice. I largely tried to ignore this and never told a soul, hoping they would go away. I wish I would have told my mother, who actually had the same experiences as a child but also never told anyone.
Part of my resistance to share was due to the obvious—I didn’t want people to think I was crazy! My faith also played a role in this. I was raised in a strict Catholic household and I myself also felt a special passion towards it. I would often, as I still do sometimes, cry for no reason during mass as I listened to the priest speak about Jesus. This was my conflict for years. I didn’t want to be doing something deemed wrong or evil by the church and yet I couldn’t just deny that I had certain abilities to connect with other beings not of this physical plane. I tried very hard to just will it away, but doing this actually made it worse. I was still a beacon of light for those in darkness and I didn’t know how to protect myself from some less-then-friendly energies out there.
Over the next several decades, I studied anything and everything I could on the metaphysical. Much as I would any other research project and as any decent librarian would (I started meditating and reading tarot cards at about seventeen years old.) I stayed on this studious path for over a decade. I also started to make peace with my psychic skills and my faith. I realized that I did not have to make a choice between the two. That both could coexist for me. I was still reluctant to tell others of my capabilities and never spoke much about my intuitive skills to anyone other then my trusted mother who I later found out had the same skills.
Several years ago, I decided to just be open about who I am and not worry about the potential censure of others. I do not expect that everyone will accept or understand what I do or believe it, but that is totally okay. I accept myself and that is what is truly key. When I opened myself up, I realized I could tap into that voice that I had always heard and gain trusted information. I could converse with my Angel and Spirit guides. I also realized that with this information, I could try to help others find peace, love, and light in their lives.
Reiki came to me more recently. I was at work one day when I heard a loud voice inside my head telling me I needed to sign up for a Reiki class. I had never had Reiki before and I wasn’t even quite sure what it was. The day prior I had received a handout for the local VoTech school that had the program, but I hadn’t felt any inclination towards doing this. Of course, when I hear such a strong, persistent message I usually go with it.
When I arrived at the class, I was the only person who had never received Reiki or knew what it meant. My teacher, and now my friend, Ellen asked why I came. Not wanting to sound completely crazy, but sensing a kindred soul in Ellen, I told her just that I was meant to do this to help people, but I was unsure about it. She told me that many people would come to me. Of course, I was completely dubious and skeptical about this, but she was indeed right. As I progressed in the courses towards becoming a Reiki Master Teacher and a Crystal Healer, I have worked with many amazing people.
I feel it is my mission to help others find balance, peace, and harmony in their lives—to bring back the light that may be missing. I am passionate about helping others and I do all things in the light of love. I always ask that God and the Angels protect us and that all messages I receive are for your best and highest good. I believe that we are all evolving and seeking to find a state of peace within ourselves that we can extend out towards others. This is my hope and wish for all beings.
THE REIKI PRINCIPLES
as established by the founder of Reiki, Mikao Usi
Just for today, I will not anger.
Just for today, I will not worry.
Just for today, I will be grateful for all my blessings.
Just for today, I will work with honesty and integrity.
Just for today, I will be kind to all living things.
WHAT IS WHITE LIGHT REIKI?
White Light Reiki is a particular lineage that was established in Japan. Originally it was called Johrei Reiki. Johrei being the term for Spritual White Light in Japanese. In 1994, the name was changed to the English version of the term White Light.