Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Energy Healing with Wolves and Dogs

Energy Healing session with Ke-ola,
our very sick foster dog, at 3:30am
Apricot the wolf from the
Earthfire Institute
The benefits of energy work and meditation are not limited to the human animal. I have been working with canines in my private practice for years. I also work with my own dogs. I give them private Reiki/Cleansing sessions when they are sick or agitated. I also enjoy meditating in the sun with my dogs as a group. Reiki is the Japanese word for universal life force or energy. As the name implies this "force" or "energy" sustains all living things. When we learn to tap into this powerful yet subtle energy in ourselves we are able to sense it in the living things around us. For more information on Reiki please visit The Reiki Principals post at 

In this blog post I'm sharing a video of my dogs during Sun Meditations as well as a photo of a private healing sessions with my foster dog. I encourage you to take some time and try mediating with your dog. The connection you build is amazing and with an open mind and heart, you'll be surprised at what your pup will teach you. 

River and Sky at the end of our 20 minute Sunday Sun Meditation.

Those of you that have been following my Facebook Page Mana Keepers' will remember seeing Apricot the Wolf's Energy Healing Video in 2011. I share it here again and also include her followup video. She seems to move freely and without pain now. It is remarkable at what can be accomplished when we reach below the surface of things to touch the essence of things. 

Apricot the wolf's first energy healing sessions.

Apricot free of pain and paralysis!

Apricot the wolf lives at The Earthfire Institute. Earthfire Institute is a place to experience the profound connection between all life. Their 40-acre wildlife sanctuary, nestled in the Yellowstone-to-Yukon Wildlife Corridor, is a loving home to wild animals that can never be released into the wild, and a refuge for reflecting—in their company—on how to create a truly sustainable world.

Earthfire Institute is a heart-centered place that cares for many different species. Here is a list of their current animal inhabitants: 
Bears: Huckleberry Bear Bear, Teton Totem, Major Bear, Humble Bumble.
Wolves: Midnight Journey, Apricot, Piddle Paddle, Wamaka, Stardance, Moonbeam, Lupine and Patch, Cucumber, Little White Girl, Timber, Windsong.
Cats: Windwalker the Cougar, Swatworth the Bobcat, and Mr. Pinkerton the Lynx.
Foxes: Firefly, Sage, Foxie Whitefoot, Renard, Feather.
Coyotes: Shaman, Faerytale, Skitter, Pimpernel, Streak, Willow
Buffalo: Nima, Blue Bell
Badger: Miss Clover
Other Animals: BLM Burros, Moose, Squirrel, Goslings, Deer, Chickens and Goat.

If you are inspired to make an open heart connection with nature, Earthfire Institute should be your next vacation destination. For more information about this amazing organization please visit their website at

Thank you for visiting. Wishing you Peace today and everyday.


Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Water presents us with deeper reflection

Dr. Masaru Emoto
Water is an essential component for life as we know it. Our bodies are comprised of more than 70% water. Humans can survive only a few days without water yet can survive a month or more without food. Water powers our bodies, from the elasticity of our myofascia (cognitive tissue) to the ability to process thoughts coherently, it literally is our life's blood.

All of the natural world is as dependent as we are for the nourishment that only water can give. Rain feeds the forests that provide our oxygen. It feeds the crops and animals. Water provides life for our beautiful blue planet yet for centuries we have paid little attention to the secrets found in its depths.

Dr. Masaru Emoto has been sharing his incredible water studies through his books and interviews. He has studied water from around the world for over two decades and has dedicated his life to raising awareness and consciousness through his work.  

Images by Dr. Masaru Emoto
Here are water crystal images from some of Dr. Emoto's books. The water was exposed to words, music, prayers, and chants. It was then frozen using the technique shown in the "Masaru Emoto Water Experiment" video below. These images reflect how deeply our environment, thoughts and words impact our internal and external water .
Images by Dr. Masaru Emoto
Images by Dr. Masaru Emoto

Even our thoughts have a measurable impact on the formation of water crystals. Dr. Wayne Dyer has a great quote that I believe applies to the findings in these photos "When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change". When we are able to step outside the grief, pain or anger and find something to be grateful for, we are physically transforming our water from toxic to healing. 

If we take a look at the first water crystal photos of "thank you" and "I love you" we see beautifully shaped crystals. If inspired you can repeat thank you and I love you silently to yourself. You can practice this simple mantra in times of stress but why wait? Why not start creating harmony and healing before a crisis? "Prevention is better than cure." 

~Desiderius Erasmus

Images by Dr. Masaru Emoto

Interview with Dr. Masaru Emoto about the effects of his discovery for us in daily life. Great overview of his work as it correlates with resonance. Fuzzy images but worth watching. I love you and thank you H2O.

"Masaru Emoto Water Experiment", see how the frozen water crystals are photographed in his laboratoty in Japan. Published in Apr 25, 2012

Here is a documentary about Water and its ability to retain information evident in many cases studied over the years, most commonly known in the field of Homeopathic medicine which uses extremely diluted portions of the original medicine with almost trace amounts of the medicine itself, however with a memory of the healing mechanism of the medicine, and it works. This documentary shares some brilliant insight into the cosmic workings of Water.

Wishing you Peace today and everyday. Thank you for visiting.

For more formation about Dr. Emoto you can visit his website at
Thank you for visiting. Wishing you Peace today and everyday.


Monday, February 3, 2014

Gratitude, the balm that soothes the soul

Nature. Beauty. Gratitude.

This ten-minute talk and video presentation is a feast for the eyes and food for the soul. The images elicit wonder and stir the imagination. Louie Schawrtzberg combines his images with the words of Benedictine monk David Steindl-Rast in this moving and breathtaking piece titled “Happiness Revealed”. 

 “Nature’s beauty can be easily missed -- but not through Louie Schwartzberg’s lens. His stunning time-lapse photography, accompanied by powerful words from Benedictine monk David Steindl-Rast, serves as a meditation on being grateful for every day.” TED

In the words of Schwartzberg: “Nature is a gift that cultivates appreciation and gratitude. Happiness Revealed gives us a glimpse into that perspective from the point of view of a child and an elderly man.” 

Excerpts from Happiness Revealed, in the words of Br. David:

“Today is not like any other day. It is the only day that is given to you…today.” It is a gift. It is the only gift that you have right now and the only appropriate response is gratefulness.”

“If you learn how to respond (to this unique day) as if it were the first day in your life and the last day, then you will have spent the day very well.”

“And at the present moment this day all the people you meet, all the lives from generations and from so many places all over the world, flows together and meet you here, like life giving water, if you only open you heart and drink.”

“Let the gratefulness overflow into blessings all around you. Then it will really be a good day.”

May this day be your blessing and this moment your miracle. Wishing you Peace, today and everyday. Thank you for visiting.

About Louie Schwartzberg:
“Louie Schwartzberg is an award-winning cinematographer, director and producer who captures breathtaking images that celebrate life -- revealing connections, universal rhythms, patterns and beauty.” TED
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About Benedictine monk David Steindl-Rast:

David Steindl-Rast (born July 12, 1926, Vienna) is a Catholic Benedictine monk, notable for his active participation in interfaith dialogue and his work on the interaction between spirituality and science.
Steindl-Rast was born and raised in Vienna, Austria. He received his MA degree from the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts and his Ph.D. in experimental psychology from the University of Vienna (1952). He emigrated to the United States in the same year and became a Benedictine monk in 1953 at Mt. Saviour Monastery in Pine City, New York, a newly founded primitive Benedictine community. With permission of his abbot, Damasus Winzen, in 1966 he was officially delegated to pursue Buddhist-Christian dialogue and started the study of Zen with masters Haku'un Yasutani, Soen Nakagawa, Shunryu Suzuki and Eido Tai Shimano.

He co-founded the Center for Spiritual Studies with Jewish, Buddhist, Hindu and Sufi teachers and is and is a member of the Lindisfarne Association. His writings include Gratefulness, the Heart of Prayer, The Music of Silence (with Sharon Lebell), Words of Common Sense and Belonging to the Universe (co-authored with Fritjof Capra). He also co-founded A Network for Grateful Living, an organization dedicated to gratefulness as a transformative influence for individuals and society.