Pain & Peace

Ronovan Writes at came up with a great challenge this week.  Our two words are:  Pain and Peace If you want to refresh yourselves on a bit of Haiku in English, although you do not have to stick to that particular style of Haiku, it's just my particular style to use, click here. For … Continue reading Pain & Peace

Manic Mondays

I stumbled upon the above cartoon at Susan Cushman’s blog at and had to share it.  This is surely the truth for most of us writer types out there.  Our past experiences contribute to our writing in so many ways.  College professors will expound on the virtues of writing what you know because it … Continue reading Manic Mondays


This post is in response to The Daily Post’s, “You Robot,” at  The instructions are:  Congrats — you’ve been handed a robot whose sole job is to relieve you of one chore, job, or responsibility you particularly hate. What is it? (“Rosie,” image courtesy of I sat at my desk clicking my pen … Continue reading Rosie

Coffee with Hugh

As I was drinking my coffee this morning and catching up with all of my blogging friends at WordPress I found the most delightful post from my fellow blogger, Hugh of “Hugh’s Views and News at  Hugh is quite inventive and I always look forward to his posts.  Today’s was brilliant!! Hugh said, “If … Continue reading Coffee with Hugh

50 Reiki Tips For Surviving Your 21-Day Programme

Great things to do for yourself everyday!

Healey Institute for Healers


After an attunement, the body goes through a transitional period of detoxification and clearing. Layers of the aura and biofield are shed like skin on a snake or like petals on a lotus. This can be a time for incredible insight, healing, and progression.

Allow yourself the time and space.

This is an incredible time for you to do some serious self nurturing!

The following list should help with the process.

Good luck and congratulations!

50 Tips for surviving for the next 21-days

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1. Honour your detox as a period of growth

2. Drink at least 6/8 glasses of water every day

3. Tea

4. Be kind and gentle to yourself

5. Give yourself a self healing every day

6. Take time to meditate every day

7. Violet flame and breathwork.

8. Run your hands under hot water if they get cold, cold water if they too hot.

9. Give…

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Out of Pocket

Today's Stream of Consciousness Saturday post is: “Start with a preposition.”  That’s it! Have fun!  This post is response to SoCS at    Italics = prepositions!  Without prepositions I would not be able to write.  Throughout my writings and poetry you will find that prepositions are some of my favorite words. Since I tend to … Continue reading Out of Pocket

Expanding Your Happiness Day 8: Living Joy

This is an excellent blog. I love the positive messages!

Healey Institute for Healers


“Joy does not simply happen to us. We have to choose joy and keep choosing it every day.”  —Henri J.M. Nouwen

Welcome to the second week of our 21-Day Meditation Experience,Expanding Your Happiness. Last week we discovered that happiness is something we source inside us, not outside us. We experienced the sprouting of these seeds of happiness – joy, love, hope, peace, inspiration, wholeness – and felt them take root. This week our happiness will grow and blossom to enrich all aspects of our lives.

It is natural to express our joys, to share our happiness with others. Watch how young children innocently display their happiness and delight. As adults we have learned to be more guarded with expressing our emotions, even our positive ones, and this has the effect of limiting the positive influence of our happiness in our lives. We need to give ourselves permission to…

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Musings from a Glass of Moscato

Today’s daily writing challenge at is:  Captain Picard was into Earl Grey tea; mention the Dude and we think: White Russians. What’s your signature beverage — and how did it achieve that status? My signature beverage would have to be Moscato Wine!  I love the sweet, fruity taste on my tongue.  Better yet, I … Continue reading Musings from a Glass of Moscato