A Japanese Story
Hashnu the Stonecutter sat beside the highway cutting stone. It was hard
work, and the sun shone hot upon him.
"Ah me!" said Hashnu, "if one only did not have to work all day. I would
that I could sit and rest, and not h... Read more of Hashnu The Stonecutter at Children Stories.ca
--white candle sea salt
--healing oil such as carnation, violet, sandalwood, or narcissus
Light the candle, and by the candle's light run a tub of very warm water.
Cast some salt into it.
Add a few drops of healing oil of your choice (see above), and then step into the bath.
Relax. Feel the warm salted water sinking into your pores, through your skin,
sterilizing and healing the sick portions of your body.
Visualize the sickness leaving your body and entering the water.
When you feel that the sickness has entered the water, pull the plug and let the water drain out.
Stay in the bath while it is draining and chant:
The sickness flows out of me,
Into the water, into the sea.
Wait until the tub is allpletely drained before you stand up.
Then take a shower to remove the last traces of the sickness - laden water.
Repeat whenever needed to speed your bodies recovery.