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Creating Balance for New Beginnings

“The beginning is always today.” ~Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley~

I recently flew out to Calgary to get our youngest son set up at University.  He was required to arrive early for pre-season training with the varsity men’s soccer team and I jumped at the opportunity to spend a few days together and move him into residence.  We had a great time and I was able to appreciate the commitment he had made to his soccer that gained him a spot on the team and he was able to appreciate the support that he always received at home that enabled him to focus on his training.

Now was the new beginning for both of us because our children’s growth is also our growth!  He will take over from here – the responsibility for his living arrangements, his training and his academics.  I on the other hand, have been released from my usual support duties and take over the role of cheer leader and advisor IF I get asked!

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Reiki – Healing for Everyone

19508052_sAs I prepare to teach my Reiki Level 1 class this week, I have taken quiet time each morning before jumping into the business of my day.  I have been wandering around our property each morning with my bouvier, Tess.  As she strolls along checking out the smells of who visited the property overnight, I am listening to the birds, watching for the deer in the freshly cut hay field beside us and taking in the glorious summer smells before the heat of the day really hits. I find when I come back into the house that I am more centered and have given myself time to peacefully think about my intentions for the day. And though life can certainly throw curve balls, I find that somehow my highest intentions do get looked after throughout the course of the day.

Today – my intention was to write my next blog post and I was given the perfect tip on what to share from a colleague at the Chamber breakfast meeting.  She simply said, “Tell us more about Reiki.”

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