IndiGlow - The Ordinary Illuminated

IndiGlow - The Ordinary Illuminated

Just for today,

Tuesday, February 19, 2013


I will not be angry.


Just for today, I will not worry.


Just for today, I will be grateful.


Just for today, I will do my work honestly.


Just for today, I will be kind to every living being.


These are the 5 principles of Reiki according to the founding father of Reiki, Dr. Mikao Usui.  

I've posted this prayer in years past and had questions as to why I would focus on these principles "just for today" and not all of the time.  The idea is to wake up and recite these words in our heart/mind daily...and even moment by moment when faced with the challenges of daily life.  This is a reminder to stay in the present moment, and with each breath to be mindful of acceptance, integrity, and compassion.  We are all here sharing this human experience, which is full of suffering and difficulty.  It is easy to become overwhelmed by our adversities, but if we take it one moment at a time and give ourselves gentle reminders it can become more attainable to follow this path of peace.


Wishing you a day without anger or worry, and full of honesty & compassion.


Namaste~

IndigoGrrl


Recent Posts


Tags

Yin and Yang Birth Story Hatha Cardio Disapproving Cat Stroke Surrender chaos Out of Range Honesty Organic Body Suit Roseanna Cash Ani DiFranco Acceptance Patanjali Priorities Practice Leslie Kaminoff Energy Carole King Sacred Lifestyle Changes Non-reactiveness Light God YTT Flexibility Yogas Citta Vrtti Nirodhah Universal Love Prakriti Breathe Truth Compassion Heart Equanimity Richard Freeman Inner-light of Awareness "I am not my body" Aversion Being Human Wizard of Oz Running Keen Awareness Hot Yoga Be Love Yoga Natural Childbirth Buildings and Bridges Fabulous Unity Diagnosis purnam Observation Suffering Prenatal Yoga Cancer Urdhva Mukha Svanasana 504 Awareness Change Pull and Push Mama Discernment Einstein Kindness Essence Upward Facing Dog Personal Love changes We Are One Wisdom the Mind Isvara Pranidhana True Self Yoga Journal Divinity Satchidananda Diabetes Political Drug-free Birthing Birthing Sensory Issues Integrity Shelf-life Grace of God Subtle Energy Loving-kindness Goddess Human Nature Human Existence Roses Pain Apathy Breathing Grief Ken Wilbur Introspection Righteous Babe Just for Today YouTube Chronic pain aging Wild Horses Kriya Yoga Peace Birth Courage Consciousness Sensory Processing Disorders Running Wild Creative Source IndigoGrrl Self-control Gratitude Goals Intentions Flawed Nature Weight loss Steel and Stone Resolutions High Functioning Autism School Agers meditation Mindfulness Namaste Attachment Purusha Expire Creation Tapah Full Wolf Moon The Universe 5 Principles of Reiki Reiki Christmas Programs Transformation radiance, yoga Dr Usui Swadhyaha Liberation Moms hurricane Whole Health Unconditional Love Thorns Yoga Sutras Chronic Depression Babies

Archive