Initiation as a Reiki master will not make you more than you already are, nor will it give you powers you do not already possess. Initiation as a master is not the end of the journey; it is the beginning of a new and lifelong one,  of self-mastery, of bringing into being a healed and whole Self, a self that has always been present but layered over by the separations created by ego-mind. ~  (extract from