I was first introduced to Energy Healing through essential oils. I was living in Idaho Falls and started hosting classes in my home so that I could both learn and share with others about essential oils and their benefits to personal and emergency preparedness.
My friend Machelle Littlefield (at butterflyexpress.org & the-healers-art) taught the classes about essential oils and she gradually incorporated something called muscle testing and then energy healing. As she taught I was inspired and wanted to know more. Though I was nervous at first and did not have very much confidence in myself I continued to learn and practice.
Machelle did a presentation that introduced ideas completely new to me but they made so much sense and I actually felt the Holy Ghost confirm that what she was teaching was true. Her teachings and the teachings of others actually aligned with those of prophets and scriptures.
The more I learned about essential oils the more I had to learn about energy healing. The more I learned about energy healing the more I had to learn about medicinal herbs. The more I learned about medicinal herbs the more I had to learn about other energy healing modalities.
“Laying on of hands is not the only means of communicating the gift of healing. A word spoken, a mandate issued, even a handkerchief, worn or touched by a person full of this spirit and conveyed to another, has, according to sacred history and also the experience of the present age, proved sufficient to communicate the spiritual fluid between minds of strong and mutual faith… Parley P. Pratt, Key to the Science of Theology
There is something about Truth that when you hear it and recognize it you have to seek for more. I don't want to say that it is addictive, but there is certainly a draw to it.
My experiences with energy healing have changed my life as well as my family. My husband and children as well as parents have all been positively affected by energy healing. I have been blessed to witness and partake in miracles.
I have realized through my studies and experiences with energy healing that modalities, muscle testing, herbs and oils are all tools that Heavenly Father has blessed us with while we learn and progress here on earth. There is so much more to what is going on in the world around us.
Machelle posted on her blog "Quote of the Day - Rene Magritte - "Everything we see hides another thing, we always want to see what is hidden by what we see." This makes me think of energy. I heard the other day that many of us could probably see energy as children, but we trained our brains not to see it any more, because it didn't fit with our understanding of our physical world. There is a whole world that is hidden to us, because we don't "see" it. It is hidden by what we do see!"
We have the tools Heavenly Father has blessed us with until we develop the gifts and faith needed to do His work without them. Some people don't need to muscle test because they are already in tune with the Spirit to directly "hear" the answers. This goes along with other tools as well.
"For some Latter Day Saints there seems to be a cloud of confusion regarding the appropriateness of involvement in energy healing, whether as clients or practitioners. Exodus 15:26 teaches “I am the Lord that healeth thee.” All healing comes from the Savior, so people may wonder if the principle of the Healing Arts fit in with their beliefs. Having little information to go on, some people are prone to immediate doubt and suspicion. The Bible offers sensible keys to follow,
“Prove all things, hold fast that which is good” (1 Thes 5:21)
“And I will bring the blind by a way that they knew not, I will lead them in paths they have not known. I will make darkness light before them, and crooked things straight. These things I will do unto them, and not forsake them” (Isaiah 42:16)
...and shall find wisdom and great treasures of knowledge, even hidden treasures. (D&C 89:19)"
Elder Boyd K Packer: “If all you know is what you see with your natural eyes and hear with your natural ears, then you won’t know very much!” Quoted by David A. Bednar, Ensign 2006, “Quick to Observe”
I encourage you to learn more about Energy Healing! If you have questions please feel free to ask me.
I would also like to encourage you to check out Energy Healing Conference. Tammy Anderson Ward with Hope Haven Events has been a HUGE positive influence in my life. The Christ-centered Energy Healing Conferences are FULL of a wide range of information about energy healing, different modalities, and more. They offer recordings of past conferences as well. There is a wealth of information there for you.