Reiki Healing

I wrote this definition essay for research class while earning my Master of Arts in Transpersonal Psychology. Humans have practiced various forms of energy medicine therapies for over 5000 years. Feinstein and Eden, (2008) explain, “energy medicine is based on the supposition that illness results from disturbances in the body’s energies and energy fields andContinue reading “Reiki Healing”

The Farmer’s Luck

The Farmer’s Luck (One of my favorite Zen stories.) There was once an old farmer who had worked his crops for many years.One day, his horse ran away. Upon hearing the news, his neighbors came to visit. “Such bad luck, ” they said sympathetically. “Maybe,” the farmer replied. The next morning the horse returned bringing withContinue reading “The Farmer’s Luck”

Thoughts Matter

Thoughts Matter by Karrie Loomis  Google told me, on the site usgs.gov, that “…up to 60% of the human adult body is water. According to H.H. Mitchell, Journal of Biological Chemistry 158, the brain and heart are composed of 73% water, and the lungs are about 83% water.” According to Dr. Masaru Emoto’s research, thoughts and words affectContinue reading “Thoughts Matter”

Blind Men

Blind Men and the Elephant  written by John Godfrey Saxe (1816-1887) photos by Karrie Loomis (My favorite poem.) It was six men of Indostan, To learning much inclined,  Who went to see the Elephant (Though all of them were blind),  That each by observation Might satisfy his mind.  The First approach’d the Elephant,  And happening to fallContinue reading “Blind Men”