These replies/comments and questions are to the April, 2013 Newsletter: The Power of Energy
"This has come up for me several times in recent years. Though any modality can be abused, misused or misunderstood, I think that some (of us) are more vulnerable to our vulnerabilities than others. In one such workshop, I began to question the application of the particular work instructions. Afterwards, I did not work with that modality (of healing); it didn't feel right. Three of the people practicing it died close in time to each other. This doesn't mean to retreat from the expansion of our powers, but rather to be more conscious of the basic principleas of any energy work: not working with anyone without permission, not working when we are addicted - sick - distressed or drinking, keeping our ego out of our work, being clear with our intention, etc.
Thing is, most of us are already misusing, abusing or misunderstanding our powers unconsciously. So why not be more and more conscious of what we're already doing? Who wants to be unconsciously hurting themselves or those around them?" LH
"I regarded myself never as a healer but as an artist and teacher. An energy channel and a bridge to spirit...But that has changed: I have to be a healer first to understand more of what I am doing. I am regarding myself minimum as a healer of myself now (I lost that fact and its importance). And I am severely damaged out of such energy happenings...I am aware, but often not clear enough and strong enough to walk my talk.
Some possibilities: 1) Because other teachers don't understand the enormity of what they are actually teaching to others; - Probably many of them
3) Because most individuals would be too afraid to work with themselves or others:
That might be a good reason. I sometimes questioned myself, if I would have done all this energy work and spiritual growth thing if I would have known, that my personal situation even could get worse. That there is so much behind to experience and to understand. And it got worse! I am now writing out of a burnout. On the other hand, I never have brought such an enthusiasm to my heart work. Being in the flow and then experiencing the interruption of flow kept me searching and learning...That is by the way, why I consider you as true world healers. In the end, the other healers must come to you and similar world healers to learn more. So this is also why you must go on please: Maybe they need more time to experience their failures on their spiritual wellness-trip. You should be prepared: If they are honest and search for a solution, they will find your teachings.
We've seen too many healers and teachers burn out or get hurt.
That happens even if people only discover new spiritual talents and start practising - like me. Without a teacher or a new method it's just learning outside a priesthood or temple tradition, wild and instantly, not secure but dangerous. Therefore it is so important for you to be known in the public as the healing teachers for wounded healers. Maybe that is where you are most needed. How could someone be ready to receive lessons about mountain climbing without an experience of nearly being hurt or falling to death?" JL
"In the past, I was in a bad way because I had no clue about all the projections I was receiving and was totally unaware of how to manage my energy. Everything I learnt in healing felt like a deep 'remembering'. I've practically stopped all my healing work because I am exhausted on every level. But energetically speaking, I just feel I want to hide away as people can be so draining. I love being in the flow and sharing my gifts but my situation at the moment is proving difficult to understand...I am under fulfilled and soooo tired...but I am keen to begin again." NL
"Falling in love...was something that I did not expect. I had closed myself off to any romance as it had not worked for me before. The most wonderful gift imaginable (came) as I did not believe that I could feel that way about another person. I will always treasure the experience although the final result was painful and not what I had hoped for. Looking at the experience, I am grateful for it, including the pain, (for) it has helped me grow and helped understand a number of new things that did not exist in my reality. The choices we make and what we allow in our lives determines our reality. My friend allowed his children to control the final result. It is just so sad that power and control for whatever reason is still so strong. A person will allow another to choose for them what the path will be..." AK
"It felt necessary that I get to a safe place so I could heal myself. Everyone around me wanted something from me, and everything in my life just kept repeating itself, I was not able to have any good boundaries. I was lying to myself by staying in another relationship that was not good for me as it was abusive. I pretended to think I was happy. Each time I would take back parts of myself, I would lose them again by just doing what I had always done. There's so much information passed around about this healer or that healer, and none of them showed me how to get myself back into balance. They would tell me what was wrong, but not how to fix it. In retrospect I was sad and had pain in my life on a physical and emotional level almost all the time. Each time I again feel free, it reminds me that what you have taught me has resonated true for me for years. When I feel overwhelmed with my family that are battling addictions, I remember what you have taught me and I feel good again. I get into my body again and require pure honesty from myself. Yet basically I live now like a monk and stay away from everyone that I can. Lots of things I wish were different, but I know that healing nyself is the most important." AJ
"Why do healers or teachers say that some things are 'right' and some are 'wrong'. Shouldn't they give us the information and let us decide? Is it because they don't know or because they are afraid? Is it because of control." ST
"I saw a healer, advertised as being very good in his field - promoted at an important conference center. While he was working with me, he told me that when I was much younger, that I had completely separated myself from Creator - from Source! Why would he say that ? It did not resonate with me at all. Where was he getting that information from ? It made me fearful, then angry. He told me something negative without doing or saying anything to help me. I want to write him and tell him to stop doing this with others, yet I won't give anymore of my energy to him" CN
"Your newsletter hit a note. I am so upset...I am angry about our obsession with property and money. Feel isolated and love the Muslim people and their way of life. Felt the whole christian thing was made up...So the energy...projecting is saying our western life is not ok...we reject the boat people...Fear and tv projects war everywhere. This is simply not true. Blessings and thank you." AC