What is the deal with the water?

A couple of summers ago, my aunt came for a visit.  She offered me an unusual ‘gift’ for my bottle of water.  She had clear labels with the words “love”, “grace”, “peace” and other positive, life-affirming words printed on them.  She said I should stick one on my water bottle.

I thought she was a little nuts, to be honest, but I went along with her.  She’s a sweet lady and her intentions are always good.  Her husband, a golf fanatic,  had a sticker that said “hole in one” on his.

Imagine my surprise when she, and my mother, both insisted there was real science behind this.

If this is new to you, check out http://www.masaru-emoto.net/english/e_ome_home.html – the official site of Masaru Emoto – or his books (“Messages from Water”, “The Hidden Messages in Water”, “The True Power of Water”, and “The Secret Life of Water”) documenting his scientific research on the effect that positive intentions can have on water crystals. 

This research is astounding… but when you remember that the human body is comprised of 90% water, it really makes you think about what’s possible..


With a professional background and education in enterprise software but a lifelong love of the arts, I published my second novel, "Vision Speak", in 2010. Over the past several years, I've explored photography, film production and screenwriting. Along the way, I've questioned my obsessive pursuits - am I crazy? Perhaps this quotation from Thomas Merton serves as explanation. "Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” I'm still searching... 


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