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3 Simple Words, 1 Powerful Phrase- Just For Today

Updated: Nov 29, 2022

"JUST FOR TODAY"....To us, this phrase means a fresh start, a clean slate, a daily blessing for our mental, emotional, spiritual and physical parts of ourselves. The phrase can be followed by nearly any affirmation or words of empowerment. It brings your perspective back to the now moment and to stay present within the day. Too much time is spent thinking about the future or being stuck in the past. It brings anxiety and stress worrying about the things that aren't even happening in the now. That space of being robs us of the blessing as and miracles of each day and takes away your power to create anything different for yourself. The "Just for Today" mentality gives you your power back.

When we first started Reiki, we learned about the Reiki Ideals created by the founder of Usui Reiki, Mikao Usui. They are as follows:

The secret art of inviting happiness

The miraculous medicine of all diseases

Just for Today do not anger

Do not worry and be filled with gratitude

Devote yourself to your work. Be kind to people

Every morning and evening, join your hands in prayer.

Pray these words to your heart and chant these words with your mouth.

"Usui Reiki Treatment for the improvement of body and mind"

As the Reiki system developed, so did the ideals. Hawayo Takata, the woman responsible for bringing Reiki from Japan to the West modified the Ideals to be more concise....