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Spirit in every session

By Cindy Black / July 13, 2017 /

Becoming consolable In order to get the help you seek from others, you must allow their help. Sometimes people arrive at the practitioner’s office hoping to be fixed. After explaining a long list of problems and how no one has been able to “figure it out” yet, they place themselves upon the massage table, wondering…

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Four Vital Substances

The Four Vital Substances

By Cindy Black / December 1, 2016 /

Chinese medicine is very different than Western medicine. These differences are highlighted when we consider the “ingredients” of a person. What is the concrete material of a human? How does the body function? What do we need in order to be healthy and alive? The answers to these questions vary from culture to culture. The Four…

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The Quest in 2014

By Cindy Black / June 28, 2014 /

Current challenges and stages 1. Decipher that there is a spiritual path. 2. Decipher that the nagging urge, the sense of dissatisfaction of the mainstream’s notion of life, my feelings of angst, anger, sadness, fear and hopelessness are actually my Spirit longing for true expression. 3. Yearning for the spiritual path takes up all of my…

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Heart Meridian in Chinese Medicine

By Cindy Black / July 23, 2013 /

“The Heart is the sovereign of all the organs and represents the consciousness of one’s being. It is responsible for intelligence, wisdom and spiritual transformation.”
-Yellow Emperor’s Classic of Medicine

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Body and Spirit

By Cindy Black / April 25, 2013 /

Just like a cup of coffee, the form sustains the formless.

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