so comforting and enjoyable. Mine is garlic. It’s the base for everything I cook.
Reiki is the ingredient I reach for in Life, just like garlic in the kitchen. I recently sprained my ankle
while pet sitting at my sister’s house. I heard a crunch before falling to the ground in extreme pain.
My practice, in cases like this, is to ask the Earth to hold me. It cradles me when I’m most in need. As
I was sitting on the ground, I set my intention and quickly felt warmth and let Reiki shine. Reiki knows
what needs to be healed more than the mind does. I trust it fully. My anxiety vanished, my awareness
came back, and my roots were once again strong. The pain was still very present but my soul was
As the night went on, I continued to reach for my self practice. As my ankle swelled and protected
itself, Reiki helped me feel grateful for the Earth, my body, and my practice. And I am utterly grateful
that I have such an amazing ingredient in my life.