Author Archives: lytingale

About lytingale

Musician (singer, piano, flute, etc), Songwriter/Composer/Arranger, Voice Teacher, Accompanist, Wedding Officiant, Writer.

ALL ONE!

Lessons From the Garden #79:  “All One!” ~ Lytingale – March, 2004 With a spring-time dose of ambition, I’m going to tackle a confusing teaching. One of the core Unity teachings/affirmations is: “There is only one Presence and one Power in my life and … Continue reading

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America, Stay Beautiful

Today is the Fourth of July, “Independence Day,” here in America, and I have such mixed feelings. Our current form of government is obviously broken, but still, the American experiment is one of the best forms of government that humans … Continue reading

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Remembering Mom

The older I get, the more I appreciate – and miss – my mother. Born in 1919, Gladys Olive McLaughlin Henrickson was a woman of her times… and our relationship was somewhat a victim of The Generation Gap that widened … Continue reading

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Yin and Yang

… beyond the place of just resigning ourselves to this duality, there exists the possibility of embracing everything, without the baggage of our value judgments. Continue reading

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Precept #2: Anger

The second Reiki Precept or Affirmation is: Just for today, I will not get angry. Anger is something that I have thought about a lot.  My first inclination was to change the wording of this precept to reflect a Truth … Continue reading

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Precept #1: Worry

Recently I took the Reiki I Training with Jonna Rae Bartges, a Third Degree Reiki Master and a psychic, who teaches with joy and bad puns and calls herself The Happy Medium (she says “I see dead people so you don’t … Continue reading

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The Amusement Park

Have fun!  Detach from your definitions of what you “should” be and how life “should” unfold, and how other people “should” act, and how they “should” treat you.  Once you detach from your expectations of others, your perfectionism, your deadly … Continue reading

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