Eternal Reflections Blog

What is Reiki?

Reiki is a Japanese technique for stress reduction and relaxation that also promotes healing.  The word Reiki is made of two Japanese words - Rei which means "God's Wisdom or the Higher Power" and Ki which is "life force energy". So Reiki is actually "spiritually guided life force energy." During a meditation several years after developing Reiki, Mikao Usui decided to add the Reiki Ideals to the practice of Reiki. The Ideals came in part from the five prinicples of the Meiji emperor of Japan whom Mikao Usui admired. The secret art of inviting happiness The miraculous medicine of all...

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Eternal Reflections Crate July 2017 Theme - Cho Ku Rei & Knowledge Of Self

Cho Ku Rei (Known as the Power symbol) is one of the most important symbols in Reiki because it is like a switch that opens the flow of energy.  It boosts the energy that is channeled and is associated with protection, empowerment and a focused flow of energy.  It can also be translated as “put the power here”.  Cho Ku Rei is a staff that connects to a curve and rapidly spins into a labyrinthine spiral. Knowledge of Self is the corner stone of any spiritual journey.  In order for you to gain the insight of the creator you have...

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Today is a good day!

Whether you claim it or not (by the way, your choice). Today was a good day. You were a better you today than yesterday. You tried something new, you got up and accomplished a goal, you payed it forward, you smiled. Everyday that you choose to do one thing different than the day before creates a new day, creates new possibilities, creates a new you! Today was a good day simply because you believed it could be.   Make a Conscious Change Today!   Expand your knowledge on each crate by connecting with us. To receive this month’s crate –...

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Eternal Reflections Crate June 2017 Theme - Lotus Flower & Inner Strength

    "People often don't know what strength resides within them until they are in a situation where they have reach deep.  You are not powerless, but merely unaware of your power." - John Mark Green   The Lotus Flower is a powerful spiritual symbol.  It grows through the mud to produce a beautiful flower.  It signifies that you can overcome any situation on your journey to enlightenment.   Inner Strength has become this underrated ideal.  The fact that you have the power to change your life has become this label "self help" that most people try to stray away...

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Eternal Reflections Crate May 2017 Theme - Tree of Life & Synchronicity

          The Tree of Life symbolizes all forms of life and their connection to each other and the cosmos.  Synchronicity is when the hidden messages of multiple coincidences connect and is applied to life.   The Tree of life has a place in most religions.  It incorporates human existence with cosmic energy.  It can be defined as simple as a humans intrinsic need to plant roots and stand strong, too more complex meanings as wisdom, protection, bounty, and redemption.  The more you look into its meaning the more you want to know. Synchronicity is a term that can explain how...

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