— During Mother’s Day morning’s Aikido practice, I worked on the 13 basic jo (wooden staff) kata with Sensei Bobby. Aikido class was small: 4 of us including Sensei. I need to master the basics of the jo. I’ve got it down for the bokken (wooden sword). So I was very grateful for the intense practice.…
We don’t have to prove anything, to anyone.
Save the World, Like the Girl
What do you do when you learn your the real-life DUFF?
“A” is for awesome.
— Inspire. According to Merriam-Webster, inspire traced back to the Latin inspirare (“to breathe or blow into”) which comes from the word spirare, meaning “to breathe”. So in some sense: Inspire is “to breathe life”. Inspiration is what I live for. Inspiration is what we all live for. About 20 years ago, I participated in…
It’s about the girl.
Not breaking news. But there is an upside to predictability.
There is lightness even in the darkest of times.
— What’s your relevant standard? Perhaps, my relevant standard occurs more internal than external. Although, I’m measured by and compared to others. That does seem to be a paradox. I take to heart what O-Sensei said, “True victory is victory over oneself.” We seem to live according to so many different kinds of standards. I made…
Believing in “Morning Glory”.
Everyone deserves to be loved, even a toy.
“What do you think happens when we die?
Want to make a profound difference?
Deathly loss of innocence.