Thursday, June 3, 2010

What's it all about?

I began my journey with energy about 10 years ago in a T'ai Chi class.  I progressed to Chi Gong and Yoga, to Reiki, Healing Touch and Akashic Records, and then I went beyond them all.  I am still learning and seeking, but I came to realize that no matter what you call what we do, it all boils down to the same thing... working with energy.  I felt limited by the traditional expressions of energy working:  the table, the classroom, the formal occasions... it just wasn't enough.  I wanted to work with energy all day long and in any way that I could.  It is a way of living, connected and aware.

This blog is about sharing our experiences as energy workers outside of the traditional venues.  I use the term 'guerilla' for a specific reason.  What we are doing is not visible, not recognized, and not publicized.  We work by offering energy to people, to situations, to the earth and to the universe.  And we do it as often and as constantly as we can.  Any energy that is not used as intended is sent freely into the ether to help whomever/whatever that needs it.  We are out in the community but not really out in the open. 

Please share your experiences and techniques but don't mention people's names or real place names.  All energy working modalities and traditions are welcome.

Let's get out there and change the world!

Tuesday Night

Tuesday night was my first public presentation of the principles and ideas of guerilla energy working. It was smashing! I had carefully nurtured my energy all day. I was calm, peaceful even, and still able to be passionate about what I wanted to share:  my spiritual journey, the effects of energy on my life and how all my experiences have propelled me to energy activism and guerilla energy working.

When I've spoken in front of audiences before for business events, I would shut down mentally. I’d detached myself from the situation, mostly out of fear. Though I was standing, talking and answering questions, later I would have no idea what I said or how I said it. I’d ‘wake up’ when the event was over, exhausted from trying to protect myself and from trying to energetically control the room.

That is not what happened Tuesday. The group was made up of mostly Reiki practioners and they welcomed me and my ideas whole-heartedly.  Everyone’s energy surrounded me as soon as I started talking. It wasn’t just their smiles and head-nods; they continually fed me the positive energy of their thoughts and feelings. All evening I felt flooded with goodwill and good wishes so I was able to stay ‘present’ the entire time. I actually remember what happened! When we created the bubbles of harmony around ourselves, I could see/feel the pulse of each person's heart and soul. It was so beautiful I can’t find the words to describe it.

I am eagerly anticipating the stories of the groups' guerilla energy working experiences.  I want to share them with you here. I hope soon there will be a community of energy activists making our world and our universe a better, more harmonious place through the guerilla gifting of energy all day every day. Thanks for your support. Kim.

Monday, February 8, 2010

Energy is a funny thing…

I have been in a bit of a slump recently. Some say it is the weather, and we have had an enormous number of rainy, cold days. Some say it the global energetic affect of the tragedy in Haiti.  But I think the real cause is people. I am around a lot of anxious, worried people… not just friends and family, but the people shopping with me in the stores, driving beside me on the roads, their voices ringing in my ears from TV and radio.  They are everywhere and there is an aura of fear and unease around most of them. It is permeating the air we breathe, the water we drink and the food we eat. There is a cloud of this stuff hovering over all of us.

So what do we do? That is the easy part… just blow it away. You can do that with a positive thought or a gale force wind. The hard part is to remember to do it! You have to reactivate and reinforce the cleansing wind when you get up in the morning, throughout the day and before you sleep at night. This cloud of fear is insidious and highly infectious. All your good intentions for the day can get siphoned away one tiny drop at a time. You don’t notice it happening because it is so slow and steady. You just feel the effects in the bowing of your shoulders and the weight that drags at your feet.  If your conversations with others turn to fear, give loving energy in return.  Remember that the light of a smile is a ray of sunshine in the darkness of despair; a laugh is an open window of fresh air. Taking pleasure in each other’s company is a hidden hug of support for those around you.

We can’t solve the issues of unemployment or eliminate the energetic effects of a global catastrophe like Haiti. But a shared load is a lighter load. Share your loving energy with those around you, friends and strangers, with the earth and the universe.  All giving brings in gifts… just like sunshine diamonds on rippling water. Let the sunshine in your soul shine out in these days of such great need.

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Just a Building?

A few weeks ago, my work took me to a job at a religious building. When I arrived at the appointment I was early so I sat on a bench outside to wait. I immediately felt this huge, protective presence scrutinizing me. It was almost as if it was asking my intentions for being there and questioning whether I was there for positive or negative reasons. I calmed my mind, opened up my shields and let it see that in my heart my intentions were good. I received a sense of cautious acceptance, almost like I was on probation. That made me smile and I felt a smile in return.

As I worked through the day, I felt the sense of being watched. I made sure that I treated everyone with respect.  I even toned down my usual 'fix it with energy' tactics and 'asked' before I did anything energetically.  Gradually, I was accepted by the people I was working with and I felt my watcher's approval grow. By the end of the trip, I felt I was the one being protected because I had been accepted into the fold. It was an awesome experience and a wonderful day. I can’t wait to go back!

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Guest Blogger: Janae

One morning I went to Midas to get my car serviced. After giving the desk attendant my keys, I joined three others who were already sitting in the waiting area. A man and woman across from me were deep in conversation. I took out my book and began reading but I just could not focus. Something wasn't right. I felt so unsettled. I looked up to see what was on the television and discovered part of the reason for my discontent. The news was on. While I try to keep abreast of current events, I avoid lingering on the news too long because it can be so discouraging. Much of the time, it emits vibratons filled anger, sadness and fear that can be very toxic to our receptive minds. I turned back to my book with the intention of blocking out the dense energy when I couldn't help but to notice the conversation of the man and woman across from me. They were discussing the events talked about on the news broadcast and judgement, condemnation, fear and anger spewed from their exchange. I knew this was also connected to my inability to concentrate and began reflecting on a time when I would have been part of that conversation. It's so easy to feed into the fear and unrest of the collective and it can be difficult to dance to your own tune when others around you expect you to participate.

Some years ago, I chose to make a conscious effort to not add anymore destructive and degrading vibrations to the Earth but to try to elevate all of creation by first becoming a positive thinker. It has been a process of really becoming aware of what I think, say and do while holding my ground when vibrations around me do not support upliftment, growth and healing. It's not easy and I'm not perfect but over time I've gotten better at it. Over the years, I have come to realize that when we lash out at others, we are really expressing the fear of not being loved. We revile or belittle others so that we can feel more accepted, significant and lovable. What seems to be some of humans' most deplorable acts are actually ways that we plead for affection, appreciation, approval and the affirmation of existence. Ultimately, we all want the same things but sometimes we go about attaining them in ways that are not beneficial to ourselves and others. This lesson really helped me to understand and identify with how easy it is to get caught up in gossip, criticism and malice.

So there I was, pretending to read my book (yes, I was eavesdropping) as I observed their discussion. As the desk attendant entered the conversation I began to send Reiki in their direction. I imagined love and light enveloping their entire be-ings and raising their vibration. Within about three minutes, the conversation started to change. While it still pertained to the news on tv, it was more about how they could understand why so-and-so would do such-and-such or maybe so-and-so could do such-and-such to make the situation better. Finally, they began to talk about family and the day's errands until one of them left once their vehicle was ready. As the air became lighter, I knew that it was going to be a good day.

Thursday, November 12, 2009

In the business world

Have you ever walked into a meeting and you could feel the tension… everyone is frowning, arms are crossed, people are sitting back in their chairs or leaning forward, threateningly, towards another person? In my job I have to participate in many high anxiety meetings. It is very hard not to get pulled into that energy. You naturally harmonize with the energy that surrounds you so that you fit in and become part of the group. Unfortunately, that means you can get sucked into the negative mire of conflicts that are not your own, quickly and without your begin aware that it is happening.

Let’s face it; the economy is making everyone anxious. I was at a client site last week to talk to them about changing the way they do business because they are dependent on outdated technology. This meant an investment. Immediately, I could feel an increase in the tension, negative energy blossomed and with it came defensive reactions. I wasn’t there to sell anything, but it was so hard not to jump to defend myself, my ideas and my company. I felt the overwhelming urge to justify my statements with dire predictions and doomsday comments… my energy was trying to come into harmony with the tension in the room. I had to consciously ‘sit back’ and start putting out positive energy into the room. Mentally I reviewed that this was a good thing I was talking about, it would help them strategize for the future, and give them ways to improve their business not just maintain the status quo. As soon as I reinforced, energetically, the positive side of the situation in my own mind, then I could ignore their negativity. I started to neutrally listen to their conversation all the while saturating the room with positive energy. I could feel the anxiety level fall. I became the energy center that their energy wanted to harmonize with. With the change in energy came a change in attitude, they smiled and discussed how this could bring about efficiencies and profits.

Something so small as positive energy made a huge difference that day. My client got excited about the possibilities and everyone at the meeting got the benefits of less stress on our bodies. Guerilla energy working WORKS, in all situations!

Monday, November 2, 2009

Fateful Meeting

About three years ago, I went to a lecture at the local college. It was a talk about different religions and the prejudices their practioners encountered every day. There was a young Catholic woman, an older Atheist man, a Wiccan woman and the moderator. Each spoke about their experiences with people’s reactions to their religious beliefs. I was sitting in the audience in the third row. When the Wiccan woman began to talk, she became very upset. She started to cry and was having trouble finding words to describe what she had been through. I started sending her all the positive energy I could. She spoke about how her house was broken into, her car was vandalized, a rock was thrown at her which broke out her front teeth and her dog was killed. I was horrified but I kept sending energy to her and gradually she calmed down. By the end of the lecture, she had regained her composure.

As the meeting broke up, she came down off the stage and walked directly to the end of my row. When I came out, she hugged me. She asked if she knew me from somewhere, and I said no. She said, ‘Yes, I know you.’

My sending the energy was instinctual; I didn’t even think she’d know what I was doing. I knew she was hurting yet it was very important to her that she said what she came to say. I didn’t know her at all walking in to the lecture and she didn’t know me. But when we left, we had made a connection… a connection through the sharing of energy.