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Deborah Guzzi is a healing facilitator specializing in Japanese Shiatsu and Reiki. She writes for Massage and Aromatherapy publications. She travels the world to expand her knowledge of healing and seeking writing inspiration. She has walked the Great Wall of China and visited Nepal (during the civil war), Japan, Egypt (two weeks before “The Arab Spring”), Peru, and France (during December’s terrorist attacks).

Her poetry appears in Magazines: here/there: poetry in the UK, Existere - Journal of Arts and Literature in Canada, Tincture in Australia, Cha: Asian Literary Review, Hong Hong, China, Latchkey Tales in New Zealand, Vine Leaves Literary Journal in Greece, mgv2>publishing in France, and Travel by the Book, Ribbons: Tanka Society of America Journal, Emerge Literary Journal, and others in the USA. 

 


Request for Prayers & Healing Energy


Blog Posted:11/18/2013 12:52:00 PM
It seems the time of year and the worry's of the world are all hitting at once please add my sister Miriam to your prayers. She is so excited about having a baby & she was due in the winter. She has just gone into premature labor, please pray everything turns out well for her.




Below is a Jewish prayer for the Safe Delivery of Mother & Child

"May it be your will, Adonai my God and God of my ancestors, that you will ease the pains of pregnancy for me, that You will increase my strength and the strength of my baby.  When my time to give birth arrives, may I give birth easily.  May the pain of childbirth fulfill my transition into motherhood.  May the baby go out into the air of the world easily, without harm.  May the baby be born with good fortune into life, peace, health, comfort and honor.  May my child find grace in Your eyes and in the eyes of all your creations.  May this child's life fulfill the verse: "God sets the childless woman among her household as a happy mother of children. Hallelujah."  May my husband and I raise this child to serve You.  May we merit to teach this child your holy Torah, to have peace and comfort, honor and rest.  Guard us, my baby and me, that we will not come to harm.  May You strengthen my courage, my strength, and my might, as it says: "My Lord, my life-breath is revived. You have restored me to health and revived me." Amen."

I love you sis!
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  1. Date: 11/20/2013 5:20:00 PM
    Sis looks good she's in good spirits, the deliveries tomorrow!

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    onclaud Avatar nette onclaud Date: 11/20/2013 7:09:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank God, debbie.. happy for you and the family.. clue us in..:) huggs
  1. Date: 11/19/2013 3:24:00 PM
    Sis is in good spirits I will go see her tomorrow, they are delivering the baby Thursday, I have everything crossed!

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    cornish Avatar craig cornish Date: 11/19/2013 3:55:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Good news Debbie!
    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 11/19/2013 3:37:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    - Happy news :))))
  1. Date: 11/19/2013 12:07:00 PM
    No news yet, guess that's good! Dad said he spoke to her last night, she didn't answer her cell, probably sleeping. SLEEPINGS GOOD!

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    Dietrich Avatar Andrea Dietrich Date: 11/19/2013 3:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hope it means good news, debs!
  1. Date: 11/19/2013 7:50:00 AM
    so sorry to hear this..i send white light, prayers and healing energy to miriam, debbie...keep your chin up... the light of the Source surrounds her... blessings and huggs!

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  1. Date: 11/19/2013 7:36:00 AM
    yes, I will keep Mariam and her baby in my prayers, you too. love and hugs, Catie :)

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  1. Date: 11/19/2013 5:09:00 AM
    - It would sure be all right with mother and child! - All good luck to your sister's family! - Today opperete my eyes - it went just fine - 5 minutes on each eye. - Right Now begins the anesthesia to go away .... some burning and dryness in the eyes ... - Not so good idea to read on the data :)) - All the best!! - / / Anne-Lise :)

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    Andresen Avatar Anne Lise Andresen Date: 11/19/2013 11:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks, Catie :))
    Lindsey Avatar Catie Lindsey Date: 11/19/2013 7:37:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    My sister had laser surgery on her eyes, no more glasses for her, hopefully for you too. Best wishes, Anne-Lise. love and hugs, Catie :)
  1. Date: 11/18/2013 9:57:00 PM
    Deb please know our thoughts and prayers are with your sis ...God bless her and keep His hand on her and the wee one not yet born...

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  1. Date: 11/18/2013 9:43:00 PM
    In my prayers, Deb...

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  1. Date: 11/18/2013 7:20:00 PM
    Deb, my sister's due around December. I will pray for your sister. God Bless...Linda

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  1. Date: 11/18/2013 7:19:00 PM
    Prayers for your sister, Debs. Keep us posted, ok?

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  1. Date: 11/18/2013 7:01:00 PM
    Thanks everyone I hope I can at least call her tomorrow no visitors yet! Dad has spoken to her and she's very tired, sleeping lots! THANKS everyone

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  1. Date: 11/18/2013 4:37:00 PM
    praying for your sis Deb, that everything will turn out fine and she and baby will get through this happy and healthy

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  1. Date: 11/18/2013 3:12:00 PM
    Know that your sister, her baby and you are in my prayers...Love you my friend - Tim

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  1. Date: 11/18/2013 2:23:00 PM
    I'm praying for you, your sister, and her baby, and hope the love being sent your way will give them all the strength they need to be healthy, Deb..... Be sure to let us know.....God Bless you all !

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  1. Date: 11/18/2013 2:22:00 PM
    She is in my prayers sweet Deborah.. and baby too. I went in labour three weeks earlier and i have a beautiful naughty sweet angel..So dnt worry dear.. Big hugs.

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  1. Date: 11/18/2013 1:29:00 PM
    Dear Debbie, My prayers are with your sister, may this be a blessed holiday gift that your family can share!! God Bless!

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  1. Date: 11/18/2013 1:05:00 PM
    Got your sister in my prayers.

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