Just for Today
Do not Anger
Do not Worry
Do your work Diligently
Be Compassionate to yourself and all living beings
In my daily meditations, I read the Reiki Precepts, the guidelines for living that Mikao Usui gave his students. Sometimes one line will linger with me for the entire day. Sometimes, I will find myself contemplating one line for a whole week.
This week I was struck by the line “Just For Today.”
“Just for Today” means right now, in this moment, no yesterday to be angry about, and no future to be worried about. I realized that if I could just fully embrace this one line, I would then easily comprehend all five of the precepts.
It’s all about “Just For Today.” All the precepts point back to being present.
Jeri Lawson has a full-time healing practice in the Temescal Area of Oakland, California. She is available for Healing Touch, Reiki, Distance Healings and Clarity Breathwork sessions Monday through Friday, 10 am to 6 pm. 510-601-9632