Reiki for Rebirth

Passing by my adopted grandmother’s camellia bush in the side yard the other day, I saw to my surprise that it was blooming – two full, fuschia-pink blossoms and a faded one amid glossy dark leaves on its two long branches. I breathed a deep, unconscious sigh of relief and joy:…

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A Gentle Passing

Three years ago I was faced with a terrible choice. My elder cat Sweetie, who had been on steroidal treatment for late-stage oral cancer, had been responding astoundingly well, with no breakthrough bleeding for a week and a surprising renewal of energy and appetite. But late that Friday evening, I…

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