“Just for today, do not worry.
Just for today, do not anger.
Honor your teachers, your parents,
your neighbors, your friends.
Give thanks for all living things.
Earn your living honestly.”
– the 5 Spiritual Precepts of Reiki
“Before you can learn the trees, you have to learn
The language of the trees. That’s done indoors,
Out of a book, which now you think of it
Is one of the transformations of a tree.
And think also how funny knowledge is:
You may succeed in learning many trees
And calling off their names as you go by,
But their comprehensive silence stays the same.”