A Little Slice of Heaven

Last October, one of my Reiki clients died. I first treated Jeannie (I’ve changed her name) the previous February, as she was recovering from ovarian cancer. By May, she was so happy with her Reiki treatments that she took First   [Read more…]


Not Sick. Reaction

Most of you probably know of Hawayo Takata. She was the woman who brought Reiki to the West from Japan. I had the good fortune to learn First and Second Degree Reiki from her in San Francisco in 1978 and 1979.   [Read more…]


Does Reiki Really Work?

I bet virtually every one of you has asked yourself that question at some point. I know I have.

Within a span of two days, two students stopped by my office. The first one had been treating her nephew. She   [Read more…]


A Poignant Reminder

The names in this story have been changed.

My Reiki practice is primarily hands-on. My viewpoint is that physical treatment is always preferable if it’s possible. But sometimes, distant treatment is the only way we have to offer Reiki.   [Read more…]


Why Get Treatment?

I was recently teaching a First Degree class. On the second day, one of the students asked, “If we can treat ourselves with Reiki, why would we have someone else treat us?”   [Read more…]


Reiki Me!

Some months ago I was teaching a First Degree Reiki class. That very first evening, I said it would be fine for students to start putting their hands on friends or family members if they had the opportunity. Among the participants was a mom   [Read more…]