The Evolution of Reiki

This time last week I was preparing for my first Reiki class in quite a while.  I had ordered some new manuals from the International Center for Reiki Training (ICRT) and started to look through them.  I was wondering what had changed in the manual since the birth of Holy Fire (and Holy Fire II) […]

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Monday Message: Restore and Replenish

This Monday I turn to the Sacred Rebels Oracle.  This is an important and transformative deck, as it speaks to living a more authentic life.  This is our healing process–breaking out of the grip of “the matrix” the dream of the planet that keeps us mired in the mundane rather than the callings of our […]

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Are you ready to shed your winter cocoon?

Despite what the thermometer (or the snow on the ground) may say–Spring has finally sprung!   Spring is one of my favorite times of year.  It’s all about pressing that reset button!  All that was dead and dried up comes back to life.  Warmth stirs our wombs and the womb of Mother Earth.  Babies of […]

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KISS ME, I’M IRISH (maybe)

Well, my given first name — Deirdre — definitely is.   In my family there is some dispute as to whether my great-grandfather was a Scot–or an Irish bounder pretending to be a Scot to get out of a wee bit of trouble.  I fancy the second possibility, as my name in Gaelic means “The […]

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Been F’d Up by 2016? Here are 5 More F’s to help make 2017 your best year yet!

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Let’s face it, 2016 hasn’t exactly been an easy year for many of us.  If it wasn’t the neverending election season and continuing political angst, it was personal drama of one kind or another.  Even if 2016 was a great year, it came with a lot of change and challenge.  Now that 2016 is almost […]

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Monday Message: Heading in the Right Direction

Here is the final post in the chakra series.  I hope you have enjoyed learning about this integral part of our energy system.  Please leave a comment if you feel called to do so. The crown chakra is the last of the major seven and is seated predictably at the crown of the head.  It […]

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Monday Message: The Eyes Have It

We are now at the penultimate chakra, the brow or third eye chakra, that, not surprisingly, can be found between the physical eyes on the brow bone. This chakra is indigo in color and governs issues of intuition, imagination, dreaming and wisdom. Opening and expanding the third eye is a pursuit that leads to greater […]

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Monday Message: Clearing the Throat

The throat chakra is one of the most important for writers and other creative folks. The throat chakra governs communication, creativity, and self-expression–everything a growing writer needs. The throat chakra is located at the base of the throat and is linked to the thyroid, neck, ears, and teeth.  It’s color is blue; crystals that resonate […]

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We’re havin’ a party–and you’re invited!!!

It’s a Writer’s Party Weekend–October 14-16! We’re taking our Writer’s party on the road to write, read, relax and get our energy elevated to write out our hearts and souls. A maximum of 10 writers will be selected to join us at historic Teel House for a weekend of creative, intuitive and practical knowledge to […]

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Getting to the Heart of It

I had intended to send this out as a Monday Message, but it was Tuesday before I got around to it. I guess it is better late than never. Enjoy the latest post in my cha The heart chakra is the fourth of seven and needs little explanation.  It is located in the center of […]

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