Article by Patti Barker Kierys

Our world seems to be going through a very difficult period for many reasons. It is sad to see the division and lack of kindness and civility at times. I have always believed even before the loving energy of Reiki entered my life that love, kindness, listening and giving were important to one’s self and each other. Reiki has only strengthened those beliefs.

One way I have found to deal with this troubling time is to write poetry and share it with my family, friends and the community. I make Reiki a part of my writing by infusing it as I start, refresh it while writing and close with it when finished. My “Togetherness” poem has helped me to share my feelings during these trying times.


Sad our country has become divided slipping backwards and not together each must fix what is dividing helping us to heal and work together

Hearts are sad by what is seen and heard civility has disappeared – is it lost strangers and friends are not sharing drawing lines in the sand without caring

You can be you and I can be me disagreeing without losing love and friendship for the other growing closer in the end

Let us try to find our way respecting and caring learning and listening disagreeing without anger and hate coming to a place of understanding

Man, woman, friend and foe no respect at times is shown strive to bring it back respect for our differences

Let us be a student listening and learning from each be willing to have a give and take do not wait let it happen today

Under a flag that protects us united we can be as we listen with calmness and respect having the heart of give and take

If you disagree, do your research let your stand be based on fact open a learning dialogue you may be amazed at what you receive

Emotions and feelings are important anger and viciousness serves no one brings only distance with closing of heart and mind

No one hears the other standing firm and cannot penetrate listen, truly listen to the words with an open and respectful heart

Labels are placed on you and me we are not what they say can’t you see – we are individuals with caring and loving concern regardless of what the label may be

Listen to learn all sides compromise is not the enemy it allows us to see and accept many sides of what is said with caring and

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By: Stef
Title: Let Reiki Be Part of Your Life’s Passion and Gifts
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Published Date: Tue, 08 Sep 2020 05:05:42 +0000

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