DAY 312: Ho’oponopono – The Magical Prayer Healing – Rashminder Kaur

shutterstock_146595713Chapter 6 in the the book Holistic Wellness In The NewAge brings us back to something that I love and believe in wholeheartedly: Ho’oponopono.

I wrote about it in the early days of this gratitude project and since then people have asked me about it many times.

The author of this chapter, Rashminder Kaur is a Reiki and EFT teacher and a student of Non Dual Awareness. Living in Ahmedabad, India, she offers healing and counselling services and leads workshops to raise awareness in both the social and spiritual domains. Her volunteer contributions are with nonprofit organizations supporting organic and sustainable living.

Here’s what she says about Ho’oponopono:

“If there is something that transcends all boundaries of culture and creed and unites humanity, is the practice of prayer. Prayer is much more than a religious ritual and its essence; when understood it becomes the very purpose of life itself.

As Rumi says: ‘After all, the purpose of prayer is not to stand and bow all day.The purpose is to poses continuously that fragrant state which appears to you in prayer.’ […]

Ho’oponopono is a prayer healing which has been practiced by the people of Hawaii. […] The meaning of Ho’oponopono in Hawaiian is “mental cleansing”.

The essence of Ho’oponopono is the manifestation of three key aspects of Universal Love. These are:

  • Acceptance
  • Forgiveness
  • Gratitude

Universal love, which forms the very fabric of creation, from which all matter and spirit evolve is embodied by these three attributes of Acceptance, Forgiveness and Gratitude. When we focus on these attributes and integrate them with our full acceptance of responsibility for whatever problem is occurring, we easily manifest the universal love which cleanses faulty patterns from our consciousness and fills us with awareness.

Thus Ho’oponopono is not energy based, but a consciousness based practice; that is why it is devoid of any visual or energetic experience, but brings healing through awareness.”

I love you.

I’m sorry.

Please forgive me.

Thank you.


365 DAYS OF GRATITUDE – DAY 29: The Inner Child – Part 5


Are you ready for this? Today is the day when you will approach your Inner Child and start creating an authentic, wonderful and deeply healing relationship with the part of you that has the power to transform your life.

Thank you for reading this blog and for being part of my gratitude journey. I am grateful that you are here and I want you to have a healthy, happy, laughing, joyous Inner Child.

At the beginning of this series,  I asked you to create you Inner Child Image and to allow it to sit with you in silence. Today let’s start again with a few words from Louise Hay:

“There is a parent inside each of us, as well as a child. And most of the time, the parent scolds the child—almost nonstop! If we listen to our inner dialogue, we can hear the scolding. We can hear the parent tell the child what it is doing wrong or how it is not good enough. We need to allow our parent to become more nurturing to our child.”

And a quote from the book “Codependence: The Dance of Wounded Souls” by Robert Burney

“We need to rescue and nurture and Love our inner children – and STOP them from controlling our lives. STOP them from driving the bus! Children are not supposed to drive, they are not supposed to be in control.

And they are not supposed to be abused and abandoned. We have been doing it backwards. We abandoned and abused our inner children. Locked them in a dark place within us. And at the same time let the children drive the bus – let the children’s wounds dictate our lives.”

Invite your Inner Child to join you right now. I will explain to you what to do and then I will say good bye, leaving you to talk to him or her. You will start talking to your Inner Child, but you must do it very gently, with love and compassion. Your Inner Child has been waiting for this moment for a very long time, locked up and abandoned. You must be patient and approach him/her with great care.

Do you remember how you would have liked to be embraced, loved, supported, talked to and played with as a child?

If you do, then use the right words and images and explain to your Inner Child that she/he is safe now and that even though she/he might have felt alone, abandoned and scared in the past, from now on you will always be there to protect and love her/him. Give your Inner Child everything you feel that you were not given.

Now, if you can’t remember how you felt as a child, engage your subconscious mind as if you were talking to a frightened child that you just met right now. Approach the child slowly, very slowly; speak softly and only touch him/her with the utmost care. Explain and hug and be gentle and patient.

This part of you is waiting to come home, to the loving and supporting home that you are capable of creating.

Continue this dialogue and interaction in the days to follow, until YOUR INNER CHILD feels truly safe, protected and loved. So then she or he can rest, sleep and recharge in safety.

And then, magic will happen: YOUR INNER CHILD, which is your subconscious mind will be on your side and will fuel your efforts to create a life beyond your wildest dreams.

This powerful inner energy will work for you even when you sleep. Your strong, clear and playful Inner Child will not hide anymore, will not doubt, will not fear or avoid life.

YOU will embrace and flow with the stream of life without struggle and with great joy.

Gently, patiently, carefully and lovingly give your Inner Child all the love, the caresses, the understanding and the support she or he was denied. Restore his/her faith in life.

Start living now as YOURSELF, FULLY, FEARLESSLY with your INNER CHILD returned back home, to YOU.

I love you, I’m sorry, Please forgive me, Thank you



365 DAYS OF GRATITUDE – DAY 26: The Inner Child – Part 2


I am thrilled that I get to share with you all this information about the Inner Child. When I understood this concept, I was able to start a powerful process of transformation in my own life. I am grateful that I did and I want the same for you!

As I sat down to write this post, I realized that there will be more than two parts to the Inner Child topic. So more will come tomorrow.

In yesterday’s post I asked you to create your Inner Child image and to allow it to sit with you in silence. According to the tradition of Ho’oponopono, about which I wrote on Day 5, the Inner Child is actually the subconscious mind and it must be approached really gently and patiently.

I’ll write about the conscious and subconscious minds tomorrow. Right now, I want to bring to your attention the fact that nowadays science is backing-up the connection between what we feel and what we create in our lives on all levels: physical, emotional, spiritual, mental and energetic. This is no mystery anymore; it is not considered make-belief anymore in the medical and scientific circles. It is REALITY. It is the reality of the intricate, powerful and self-healing mechanism that the human being is.

Reading books by Dr. Bruce Lipton, Dr. Deepak Chopra, Dr. Andrew Weil or Gregg Braden will offer you the scientific proof regarding the fact that we create our lives through how we feel and what we think. Our emotions are a sounding board, a barometer for how aligned we are with our inner essence. Our true Essence is fearless, powerful, expanded, generous and magnificent. When we feel small, afraid and powerless it is because part of our connection with the true essence of who we are has been turned off. More so today, as our world is led by fear and shaken by major events, we may be feeling afraid, confused or alone. And because of this very phenomenon, we create more of what we are afraid of.

Louise Hay started saying almost 40 years ago:

“Every thought we think, and every word we speak, is creating our future. Our thoughts go out into the universe.”

The book “All is Well: Heal Your Body with Medicine, Affirmations and Intuition” written by Louise Hay and Dr. Mona Lisa Schulz is based on Louise Hay’s decades of work. Dr. Schulz explains how science today is able to back-up what Louise Hay said all along. Here’s a quote from the book:

“Research has shown that fear, anger, sadness, love, and joy have specific effects on the body. We know that anger makes muscles clamp down and blood vessels constrict, leading to hypertension and resistance to blood flow. Cardiac medicine tells us that joy and love tend to have opposite effect.


Specific thought patterns affect our bodies in predictable ways, releasing certain chemicals in response to each emotion. When fear is your dominant mood over a long period of time, the constant release of stress hormones, specifically cortisol, triggers a domino effect of chemicals that lead to heart disease, weight gain, and depression.

As with fear, other emotions and thoughts follow a typical pattern as they are projected onto the body in the form of illness. In my work, I have also found that while emotions travel everywhere in the body, they affect organs differently depending on what is happening in your life. “

This is a lot of information and I will leave you with it until tomorrow.


365 DAYS OF GRATITUDE – DAY 5: Ho’oponopono


I love you
I’m sorry 
Please forgive me
Thank you

Eight years ago I was gifted an eraser; not your regular desk eraser, but the most powerful eraser of all. Eight years ago I found out about Ho’oponopono – the emotional, mental, energetic and spiritual eraser that allows us to return to a state of true neutrality, of zero. In this clear state, we do not identify with our stories anymore, with the pain or fear, the past hurt, mistreatment, abandonment and everything else we came to think that shaped and changed our lives.

You see, NOTHING has power over us, unless we believe that it has.

NOTHING has the power to make us feel small, useless or not good enough, UNLESS we allow that destructive energy inside our own energetic field and we start to mold around it.

The word Ho’oponopono means to make right, to rectify an error; Ho’oponopono rectifies the error of living as if we are less than we really are. It is  based on an ancient Hawaiian method of stress reduction and problem solving and can erase all false data that we stored in our minds, hearts and energetic fields throughout our lives, since the moment of our conception until today.

Would you like to get this eraser for yourself and use it to return to the powerful, clear, magnificent state of zero? All you need to do is repeat four simple sentences over and over in your mind or with your words, until the stress, the emotional distress, the anger or the fear you feel in the moment start to fade and you become calmer and calmer and eventually reach emotional neutrality and balance.

I love you
I’m sorry 
Please forgive me
Thank you

This is it. So simple. The most powerful eraser I have ever used. I use it every day, I know it works and I want to invite you to try it out for a few weeks and see for yourself.

Read about Morrnah Simeona who is a native Hawaiian Kahuna Lapa’au. Kahuna means “keeper of the secret” and Lapa’au means “a specialist in healing”… “The process that is now brought forth is a modernization of an ancient spiritual cleansing ritual. It has proven so effective that she has been invited to teach this method at the United Nations, the World Health Organization and at institutions of healing throughout the world.” –

Morrnah Simeona taught Dr. Ihaleakala Hew Len and he went on to teach others. Read about his powerful story in the book he co-authored with Dr. Joe Vitale “Zero Limits“. “This riveting book can awaken humanity. It reveals the simple power of four phrases to transform your life. It’s all based in love by an author spreading love. You should get ten copies of it – one for you and nine to give away. It’s that good.” Debbie Ford, New York Times bestselling author of The Dark Side of the Light Chasers

Today I am grateful for Ho’oponopono.

I love you
I’m sorry 
Please forgive me
Thank you