This past weekend I was on a train with my wife, and we heard a sound I first thought was someone’s very unusual laughing, but it didn’t quite sound right. A few seats ahead of us, a young woman slumped against her boyfriend. He called her name a few times. She was having a seizure.
The next few moments were a little confusing, but people flocked to the couple; someone ran and got the conductor. 911 was called. There would be a medical team meeting the train at the next stop.
I have no medical first aid training, so I closed my eyes and focused on sending her reiki energy. I was listening to the conversational hubbub all around, but in my mind’s eye all I could see was a bright red blob of color. I could hear people trying to talk to her, but she wasn’t responding. Two young doctors were located in another car. I don’t know what they did for her, but after a few moments she was responding to questions. And as I continued sending her reiki, I noticed behind my closed eyelids the red blob of color was becoming pinker, and lighter, until it was an off white. The change in color seemed to coincide with her alertness and awareness. Then, we were at the next train station, the EMT technicians entered the train, and after a short while, with her boyfriend helping her walk, they all exited. I was impressed in general by the outpouring of concern and care for this woman. Anyone that could pitched in, did, and in a gentle and genuine way.
The vision of the changing blob of color in my mind was, I think, kind of a psychic reading or impression. I believe the color changed to reflect her state of health. I know my reiki master would probably disapprove of this, as he is very strict traditionalist in the practice of reiki, and has always discouraged doing any psychic reading of the person you are reiki-ing. As I understand him, he feels all attention and intent should be focused on channeling the reiki energy. I understand his reasons, but I did not choose to see the changing blob of color, so I’m giving myself a pass.
But something else happened, something that surprised me. I found myself feeling great waves of emotion afterwards. My eyes welled up with tears. My wife looked at me and asked, “Are you okay?” I tried to answer but I felt if I started to speak I would’ve started sobbing, and it seemed inappropriate, but I was able to choke out the words “I can’t talk. I’m okay.” These feelings continued for several minutes, as the train pulled away from the station and we continued on our way.
My wife and I discussed what happened. I said I wondered if I was picking up the woman’s emotions about her seizure. The feeling I had was one of “No… no, no… not again… not now.” The woman seemed quite young, perhaps 18 or 19 years old. When the medical help had asked the boyfriend if he had ever seen her have a seizure prior to now, he said yes.
I’m writing this particular blog post because I am a little surprised and a little confused. I have been reiki-ing people for 2 1/2 to 3 years now, and although I have picked up impressions from them as I was reiki-ing them, I have never had the emotional response I had this past weekend. So I am asking other Reiki practitioners or any other healers, to please offer any feedback about what I experienced, and what their experiences have been in similar situations.
Thanking you in advance…
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