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July Lessons from Animals

By Laura Thomas | August 13, 2018

Last month was tough. I was sweating at 6:00 am as I fed horses, wishing July would go away. Miserably hot – dog walking, farm chores and other things we usually enjoy in our pet and farm sitting business seemed like chores in the heat; Murphy’s Law at every turn made it worse. And, to …

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A Drive with a Dragonfly – Finding Perspective

By Laura Thomas | July 17, 2018

Leaving a farm this morning, a dragonfly started flying around in the car. I tried unsuccessfully to guide it out. As I began driving, the dragonfly bounced frantically off the dash and windshield. I was rather aggravated and frustrated because of a couple unpleasant situations swirling about in my world. As the dragonfly flitted about, …

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A Reiki Loving Turkey

By Laura Thomas | June 29, 2018

During a recent Reiki class at Cotton Branch Animal Sanctuary, I took a few minutes to share Reiki with the turkeys while students were practicing. I knew from previous visits the turkeys were very receptive to Reiki. I sat on a low fence rail just inside the turkey enclosure. As I began my practice, the …

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Reiki Finds Us When We Need it Most

By Laura Thomas | May 14, 2018

Some years ago, my young, chestnut, off the track Thoroughbred mare (you horse people get it), was just home from colic surgery. It was day one of 30 days stall rest, with five-minute grazing sessions throughout the day. She had many complications and was not out of the woods. I was an emotional wreck. Day …

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What Is This Thing Called Animal Reiki?

By Laura Thomas | May 2, 2018

What is Animal Reiki? A Google search might leave you a little bewildered because of the differing approaches and perspectives. So, today I am going to talk a little about what Reiki is and the approach I use with animals. First, What is Reiki? Reiki is a meditative system of spiritual practice developed in Japan …

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Welcome to My Reiki Blog

By Laura Thomas | March 3, 2018

Welcome to my Reiki Blog!  Each week I will share a Reiki experience, something I have gained or learned from Reiki  or a story about the benefits of Animal Reiki.

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