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Reiki Master Rose De Dan answers your questions about Reiki benefits for animals & people.

Two Dogs

A story of animal communication and compassion



“The phrase "all our relations" is Native American in origin, and means all living beings, but with a difference, for indigenous cultures recognize the force of spirit in places that Western civilization does not. Spirit can be found in the Standing Stone People (oldest beings, the bones of the Mother, Pachamama), the apus (mountains), Mamacocha (the oceans, water as blood of the Mother), the Tree People (the plant kingdom), the feathered, the finned, the furred, the scaled, the creepy crawlies (insects, spiders, etc.)—all our relations—all of whom participate in the dance and cycle of life upon the belly of Pachamama, our Mother Earth.” — Rose De Dan, Tails of a Healer: Animals, Reiki and Shamanism

Primitive Cats

The weather today has been variable, to say the least. First gray skies, then huge fluffy snowflakes, wet snowflakes, sleet, rain and, eventually, brilliant sunshine with blue skies. Welcome to Spring!

Once the sun came out to stay for a while I opened the front door. The insulated storm door makes the front entry an ideal sunning spots for the cats. Since it also faces the sidewalk I saw a lot of people walking by look in and smile.

And suddenly I realized that there was one more cat than usual. Recently I acquired a cast-iron doorstop in the shape of a cat. The doorstop is old, and is described as Primitive-style from a century and a half ago.

Sand in particular seems to really like the new guy. I often find her sitting companionably with him as you see in the photos here (click on first photo for larger format and then use right arrow to scroll through gallery), and just as I was taking the first shots Sand gave him a companionable sniff. It appears that we have a new club called Primitive Cats!


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About Wild Reiki and Shamanic Healing:

Rose De Dan, Wild Reiki and Shamanic Healing LLC, is a mesa carrier in the Peruvian shamanic tradition. In addition she is also a Reiki Master Teacher, animal communicator, author of the acclaimed book Tails of a Healer: Animals, Reiki and Shamanism, and creator of Animal and Reiki Art. As an animal shaman, she views her role as a healer as one of building bridges between people and animals, and of empowering them to reconnect with Pachamama, Mother Earth.

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