It's Thanksgiving - let's count our blessings. For many of us Thanksgiving reminds us of family visits and turkey dinners with loved ones. It is a time to reconnect.

Thanksgiving is a time to focus on gratitude. Let's count our blessings such as the people and things that we appreciate in our life.

This is a good time to make gratitude a part of our daily practice not just on Thanksgiving. Mother Nature so freely offers us so much to appreciate. So let's count our blessings each and everyday.

"Feeling grateful or appreciative of someone or something in your life actually attracts more of the things that you appreciate and value into your life." Christiane Northrup

Jewel for Self Discovery

Gratitude is an important jewel for self discovery. Using gratitude as an intention transforms our thinking and therefore our reality.

Seeing the glass as half full rather than half empty allows us to receive and to fill our cup to brim and reap the many benefits of gratitude.

What we focus on we create more of and expands. Through gratitude we naturally let go of limiting beliefs. We then open to new opportunities for growth and expansion on all levels.

This shift in thinking is simple yet powerful as all jewels for self discovery and transformation demonstrate.

"Wake at dawn with a winged heart and give thanks for another day of loving." Kahlil Gibran

Practice of Gratitude

Start your day with a practice of gratitude. Pay attention to your thoughts and consciously transform them with an attitude of gratitude. For example, go from "I'm too tired to get up this early," to "I'm so grateful for the chance to start my day early."

Feel the internal shift that your practice of gratitude creates within you and keep going. Appreciate everything around you and notice the calmness and joy slowly rise up inside you.

Have gratitude for the clock that wakes you, the tea or coffee that warms you, and the sleepy faces of your loved ones that greet you. Or, "how wonderful it is to awaken to a quiet house." Be in gratitude for the birds chirping or the morning traffic outside.

Everyone and everything in our life gives us the chance to acknowledge God within us and in them, experiencing oneness when we have a practice of gratitude. Then we can begin to live our true potential because we are not stuck in limiting beliefs and attitudes.

Happy Thanksgiving to one and all. Let everyday be a day of Thanksgiving as we count our blessings for we are all truly loved, blessed and guided by Source.

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For more than 29 years I have been helping many people from all walks of life and across the world, including India, China and England. Some clients prefer to come see me in person for an Intuitive Reading.

However, the majority of my clients call me for phone sessions. Intuition is unlimited as God is unlimited so it doesn't matter whether you are in the same room with me or in Hong Kong! My intention is the same - to serve as a channel of clarity and healing to assist you in all areas of your life. Doing this work makes me truly happy and I blessed to be able to help people and do what I love.

When you set up an Intuitive Reading in Seattle or a phone session with me, it's best to write down your questions ahead of time. This helps focus your intention on what it you want guidance for in your life.

At the beginning of your Intuitive Reading, I go deep into a meditative state and ask Spirit to allow me to be a clear and pure channel of love, healing and guidance for you. The answer to each question flows through me in words and pictures and the information received is spiritual in nature, yet practical for every day life.

I encourage all of you to:

Live your true potential
Feel your own wholeness
Experience inner peace and joy
Express your creativity
Be who you really are- perfectly human and perfectly divine
For more information about Reiki Healing, Intuitive Readings and Meditation or scheduling a session, please fill out the online contact form @ or give Maureen a call at (845) 706-HEAL (4325).


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Author's Bio: 

Maureen Brennan Mercier has been a Healer for over 29 years and has helped many people in all areas of their lives. While taking a meditation class in the summer of 1983, Maureen discovered her gift of channeling and began her spiritual journey.

Maureen's new found connection with her higher power helped her through the tragic death of her husband only weeks later.

Raising two children alone and overcoming other challenges throughout her life has given Maureen more strength, compassion and emotional intelligence. Her love of people and her great passion for life continually inspire her work.

Meditation Classes

Maureen teaches meditation classes using simple guided imagery and channels spiritual guidance for the group, which is uplifting. Each person is able to ask a personal question at the end of the meditation and receive specific spiritual guidance for their life journey. The energy during the meditation is very loving, compassionate and nurturing which is healing in itself.

Intuitive Readings & Spiritual Guidance

Intuitive Readings are based on the client's questions about relationships, career issues, emotional issues, health, attitudes and beliefs, loved ones who have passed on and more. Maureen goes into a meditative state where she accesses specific guidance in answer to the questions being asked. The channeled information she receives during an intuitive reading is spiritual, yet very practical. After a reading with Maureen, individuals feel more relaxed, reassured and more positive about their lives.

Reiki Training & Reiki Healing

In September 1992 Maureen received her first degree Reiki training. After years of practicing Reiki healing in small groups, workshops, centers, and retreats throughout the United States, Maureen received her second degree Reiki and Reiki Master Degree in August 1999.


Maureen is extremely grateful for the gifts of healing she has received over the years and is committed to being a channel of LOVE, GUIDANCE and HEALING. Her life's work is about assisting individuals with their healing, spiritual growth and the remembrance of who they truly are - DIVINE.

Maureen encourages all of her clients to:

Live your true potential
Feel your own wholeness
Experience inner peace and joy
Express your creativity
Be who you really are- perfectly human and perfectly divine
Maureen Brennan Mercier

If you would like more information about:

Intuitive Readings
Reiki Healing
or would like to schedule a session with Maureen by phone or in person, please fill out the online contact form @ or give her a call at (845) 706-HEAL (4325).