In other words you can practice (at least a part) aikido 24h a day even if you are not on the mat... It all about armony (Ai) ... about being ready ... and not about fighting...
"One does not need buildings, money, power or status to practice the art of peace. Heaven is right where you are standing, and that is the place to train." - morihei ueshiba
Not entirely related, but the thread made me think of this quote.