Ethereal Journal 2008

December 9, 2008
Well, it finally happened last night. I go laid off from my job in Hell.

November 20, 2008
For this mediumship class, I did a reading on my teacher. This was hard as she had given me some news that I didn’t want to hear, so it was hard to shift gears and let go.

October 17, 2008
I had a mediumship class today where I did a reading on someone for 50 minutes.

October 10, 2008
I have to get this down before I forget it. I just came from the most spectacular healing session I have had in a long time. There were three of us there from the physical plane, and many others from another.

October 9, 2008
A journey is an incredible thing, but I’m not talking about packing your bags and going abroad. We have physical journeys, spiritual journeys, healing journeys. Anything we do, any goal we set starts us on a journey. The problem is that we sit around without goals, so we have no where to go.

October 8, 2008
I was talking to a friend online tonight that I had not talked with in a while. He was lost and needed direction.

October 2, 2008
I had some nice comments from clients last week.

October 1, 2008
Well, I expected it to happen some time. For the first time in four years, I had to pay rent out of my pocket. The problem is that I really don’t have it there either.

September 30, 2008
September turned out to be a hot month for Caring Palms. Unfortunately, this was not due to a huge amount of sessions but high temperatures and a failure of the air conditioning system.

September 27, 2008
Ok, now the universe is screwing with me. It keeps tossing me possibilities, then taking them away.

September 10, 2008
Ok, I know it is always a slow time of the year, but it better pick up or I will have a problem come end of month.

September 8, 2008
I heard from a friend yesterday that I had not heard from in quite a while. Something she told me did not surprise me, yet it did.

September 7, 2008
I was in the pet store today where I ran into my 81 year-old client. She told me that she had to have Angel put down.

September 6, 2008
I taught a Reiki 2 class at the studio today. It was a very good class. I like the Reiki 2’s because I get to get on the table and receive healing. But when I did something interesting happened.

August 29, 2008
Today’s life has a good amount of stress. In fact, the stress levels of people have quadrupled in the last 30 years, maybe even the last 10. Computers have made things faster causing business to live or die on how quickly they can make decisions and implement them. This, of course, makes people have to react faster, work harder, and work longer.

August 23, 2008
One thing that bothers me about riding out the storm is how many businesses think that their employees lives are worth less than making a couple of bucks. Greed in this country is out of control.

August 22, 2008
Today, we rode out the storm. Tropical storm Fay passed our way. It dumped lots of rain and heavy winds in the area. While that was happening, I kept reinforcing the protections around the house.

August 12, 2008
I talked with a friend today that I have not talked with in a long time. John had just been to a mediumship workshop in the Orlando area, and through spirit, was convinced he needed to call me.

August 4, 2008
I was on my way to school this evening when I was hit by a large truck. I got banged around, but other than that I am unhurt. It was what my neighbor said when she looked at the damage to my car that threw me. She told me “You’ve got more damned lives than a cat. ”Wow.

August 1, 2008
Guess what? I made my expenses for the month.

July 31, 2008
My 81 year-old client was in again today, and she told me something else that stunned me. She told me that she thinks I would be a good person to have around when one dies. As I pick up my jaw from the floor, please read on.

July 24, 2008
I was talking with a friend today, and we were discussing problems. Suddenly, this pops into my head... “How we deal with problems is as important as the problems themselves.”

July 22, 2008
I had a client in today that I have seen several times before. She had some issues and wanted a good massage so she could relax, but something said I should do MFR.

July 17, 2008
I saw my 81 year old client again today. Her comments were priceless.

July 15, 2008
Today turned things around thanks to my mediumship teacher. Believe it or not, there really is light there.

July 14, 2008
Some time ago, I wrote a post that I called Darkness Descending. For some reason, it has not only come back, it seems to be enveloping me.

July 13, 2008
I know I have talked about distant attunements before, but I think after yesterday’s class, I have more to say about them.

July 12, 2008
I taught Reiki 1 today. The experience was less that fantastic.

July 2, 2008
Things have been crazy lately, and it is getting crazier. We are rushed. We are stressed. We are feeling pinched in everything we do and want to do. The cause? Well, there are many causes, the most predominate right now being the price of gas. But that is only a part of things.

June 28, 2008
Well, my friend's pain didn't stay away as long as I had hoped.

June 26, 2008
Today, I did some work on a friend that I have not seem in some five years. The results were more than I could have expected.

June 10, 2008
Well, I’ve now done it. I turned down an opportunity to teach Reiki at a very large, fairly local spa. What I lost was a month’s rent. What I kept was my integrity.

May 30, 2008
I had a client in today for a 90-minute massage session. Did she ever get a pleasant surprise.

May 20, 2008
Today was our last day of Esalen class. We started by dancing.

May 19, 2008
Classes continued today with a 12 hour marathon class. It may have been a long day, but it was a very good day of practice, and I got some feedback I didn’t expect.

May 18, 2008, part 2
Tonight was the first class in the Esalen Massage workshop in Asheville, NC. It was very different than I had expected, and very enlightening.

May 18, 2008, part 1
Tonight was the first day of class. But before I went there, I got to run around a bit, and the place to go in Asheville is the Biltmore Estate.

May 1, 2008
I was sitting in another class tonight when one of the students asked if anyone had something for a headache. No one had any pills or anything, and the only thing I had was… me.

April 24, 2008
My mediumship teacher was up today to give me another class. As always, it was interesting.

April 18, 2008
I had a new client in today. She was a referral from another client. She made an interesting comment after I had been working on her for a few minutes. She said that she felt totally at ease and felt secure trusting her body to my hands.

April 15, 2008
It was dream time again last night, or should I say today? I was not feeling well, so I stayed home from the shop today. While laying on the couch (wich I was sharing with my dog, Bebe, and my cat Isis), I had a strange dream.

April 14, 2008
I gave a talk at Heritage Institute today on energy and Reiki. One of the things I had the students do was to feel each others energy fields. As usual, I got the response I usually get… It’s just their body heat.

April 1, 2008
I have heard something from two clients in the past few days that is neat to hear, and amazing, but I know that I have to continue to earn it. They told me that I have a client for life.

March 31, 2008
I received a call from my 81 year-old client today. She wanted to tell me how the cat was doing.

March 29, 2008
This was an interesting day. I taught Reiki 2, and then worked on a cat (yes, that’s correct, as in feline).

March 28, 2008
I had two phone calls today. One was from the person that referred the 81 year-old lady to me, and the other was from the lady herself.

March 27, 2008
Over the last 11 years, I have been a Reiki master, even though I have been doing this for a while now, I am still amazed at what it can do, and how amazing, almost miraculous it can be. By now, one would think that I would be used to it. I mean, people come in and get Reiki, and then leave feeling better. That is normal. But every now and then, it is like the sky opening up and everything falling into alignment.

March 16, 2008
I had a cancellation today that was weird. No, it wasn’t weird that I had a cancellation, but weird how it happened.

February 29, 2008
When we talk about energy, we usually mention chakras. So, what are chakras, and what do they control? Read on, and you will find out.

February 22, 2008
I had a new customer come in for a massage today. She works for the lawyer that just moved into the next building.

February 14, 2008
I meet some interesting people doing what I do. For instance, I have worked on Chuck Yeager, John Corbett, Linda Williams, Jimmy Olson, Nancy Walker, and Linda Hamilton.

February 3, 2008
I received a call from a man from India who is in this country that wanted healing.

February 2, 2008
I had a client call to come in today for massage, but only because it said Reiki in the description.

January 29, 2008
I worked on my youngest client today, a 2 1/2 year old girl.

January 9, 2008
Last night was a dream, actually a series of dreams. As most dreams do, they come with the alarm clock’s tone and the swatting of the snooze button. Each time this was done, I went back into the dream.

January 2, 2008
I don’t know why, but I spent the year in fear and nervousness. Considering what I wrote yesterday about the new year’s curse, this is not a good thing.

January 1, 2008
Curses. The curse of the mummy? Curses, foiled again? How about the old Chinese blessing which is also referred to as a curse... May you live in interesting times? Or how about, may you get what you want (knowing that you won’t want it after you get it)? But I have one for the New Year... Every day of the year will be a reflection of the first day.