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free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people
peaceably to assemble, and to petition the government for a redress of grievances.
William Rand wrote an article about Reiki and legality; and there is an excerpt from an article
written by a Minister at the Universal Life Church, where we suggest you get your ordainment.
I feel that this article might be of interest to you while making this important decision. Here is the
link to that article: http://www.reiki.org/reikinews/reikin5.html
Note: In the past, most alternative health practitioners and energy workers, only ordained, so
that you are in fact, protected under the first amendment. To further protect yourself, I also went
the step further and registered my minister-ship with the state of Ohio, so that I can perform
marriages, preach/speak about the alternative realms, etc. Which I am proud to say, I have done,
for several of my students and clients. It also then, gives me protection under my state.
Once you receive your paperwork from the Universal Life Church, you can register with your
state at the Secretary of State Department; or the department in your state, where they supply
you with a business licenses. I think it cost me $25.00. This way, I also received a certificate,
stating that I in fact was accepted by the state of Ohio. But again I took it a step even further and
(Note: The state requires you have a hard copy with the church's official stamp, they will not
except a downloaded version of your document for state registration level.)
To continue with becoming ordained or to find out further information, please visit -
The Universal Life Church at: http://www.themonastery.org/aboutUs