The word Reiki (pronounced Ray-Kee) is made of two Japanese words: Rei which means "spiritual wisdom" and Ki which is "vital energy." So Reiki is actually "spiritually guided life force energy." It is a healing technique which channels Spirit's life-force energy.
Traditional Reiki was developed in the 1920s by a Japanese Bhuddist, Mikao Usui. Reiki, however, was ancient by the time Usui began teaching it. Usui spent ten years trying to find the method of healing that was used by Jesus. Through reading ancient Bhuddist texts and seeking out healers in China, Tibet and India, he developed what is now known as the Usui Method of Reiki. Most Reiki practitioners today use the Usui Method.
Healers date back to the beginning of mankind and many believe that Reiki is one of the oldest forms of natural healing. In 1991, famed psychic Laurel Steinhice was asked to channel and find the origins of Reiki. According to Steinhice, when the human body for this planet was designed, Reiki was encoded into our genetic coding as a birthright of all people. Quantum Physicists today have shown in countless experiments how the thoughts and intentions of one person can affect the brain waves of someone else who is blocks or even miles away. Science has proven that we are all connected and that energy can be channeled from one person to another. This is the essence of Reiki, moving energy from one person to another whether they are sitting next to you or 2,000 miles away.
Knowing that we are all hard-wired for Reiki, we can only conclude that it is a gift from Spirit. With proper training and attunement, anyone can learn to give Reiki and I encourage as many people as possible to learn the art. It doesn't take a rocket scientist, or even a quantum physicist to see that too many people today are in need of healing, physically, emotionally and spiritually. Reiki addresses all three of these areas. As with anything, intention is the key. The healing energy that a Reiki practitioner sends out is not his or hers, it is from Spirit. The healer is merely the conduit and the first step, I believe, to successful healing is losing the ego. To paraphrase one of my favorite quotes, "It is not about me. It never was."
To that end, I am offering some free long-distance healing sessions for anyone who is in need. I am a Level II practitioner and have been doing Reiki for almost two years now with very good success. A long-distance healing takes about 15 minutes and I don't need to know what your ailment is. Reiki is "spirit-guided" so my only part is directing the energy to the person in need. Spirit knows where it needs to go. I only need to know if the healing is for your physical, emotional or spiritual needs. I am limited on time (this is not my job) but will try and help as many people as possible. I am not asking for money but if you care to donate something to keep this site running, that would be appreciated. You can contact me at: Terry@spiritchatters.com.