Healing Food thru Reiki

For most people, memories of childhood, memories of home will inevitably conjure up memories of food. Food lovingly cooked and served by their mothers. There was a time when we ate mostly fresh food, prepared with vegetables that were full of life. These vegetables were lovingly picked – either from a farm or from a vendor, by our parents, cooked and served with loving care. Those were also days of better health. Most food now comes in boxes, and is often prepared by someone who cooks for money, not with love.

Much of what we eat will eventually become us. Did you ever realise that the molecules on your plate will eventually be the molecules in your body? What vibrations are these molecules carrying? Not only do they carry the pain and desperation of the farmer struggling to keep his farm profitable, but also the stresses, to put it mildly, of everyone that participates in bringing the food from village to city. And then the thoughts of the person cooking it and even more importantly, the thoughts when you are eating it, which could well be violent or intense, depending on what TV program you are watching. What are we feeding ourselves? These very vibrations will be ‘us’ tomorrow.

The simple act of healing your food with Reiki before you eat, can change all of this. When mealtimes become meditation time, it clears out pain and confusion not only from the present, but also from the future – because these cells, radiating with peace and love, will tomorrow be a part of your system.

Want to do more?

If you buy the groceries yourself, imagine a ball of energy in the shopping cart and draw the symbols in it. Request the ball of energy to heal every item placed in the cart. Once home, you could Reiki the tap before you turn it on to wash the vegetables or grains.

When you cook, let Reiki flow through your palms as you stir – it flows through the ladle into the food. You could even draw the Reiki symbols if you have learned them, using the spoon.

Finally, when you eat, place your hands over the food and heal it with Reiki. I like to request Reiki to heal every person that played a part in bringing my food to my plate. If you request Reiki to connect you with the food deeply, it will slowly become easier for you to communicate with your body as well. Look at the food, breathe in the fragrance, and enjoy every morsel. You are creating a new you, isn’t this a process worth celebrating?

Author of ‘Healing Through Reiki’, Ashwita learned Reiki in 1997, and started teaching it in 2006. She now incorporates other forms of energy healing, as well as hypnotherapy and past life therapy in her work. In her free time, she enjoys cooking, crafts, reading and painting.

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