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A few Years ago, I would look forward to reading Rev. Kensho Furuya's daily message Sensei was the head of the ACLA (Aikido centre of Los Angeles) and his messages were thought provoking and inspirational.
One theme Sensei Furuya often repeated was taking note of even the smallest detail of your dojo practice and take it to heart.
Recently getting changed, I realized that the zori I was putting on weren't actually mine! I must have put on the wrong ones at the Doshu course, due to the volume of people at the venue.
Oh well, I will look after my newly ‘acquired' zori and in future make sure I am being more aware and focused in the dojo, even when practice is over……