Acknowledge others for dedicating to becoming greater than they know themselves to be, in any magnitude or scale.
The legacy of our life, of our art leaves the world a little greater than when we came into it. So love who you are. Forgive yourself for what you’re not.
There’s power in choosing what we have, choosing our parents. We have power in both our acceptance and our forgiveness for them and for ourselves.
Time is always undefeated.
We all deserve a second chance to be greater than versions of ourselves.
Gentleness is the true strength of a man. Compassion for others is power.
Mastery is about the training, what you’re willing to give up
What’s our personal human evolution? How do I evolve? How did I begin my journey?
Do you stand for what’s meaningful to you?
Context is about giving of ourselves in hopes that others become greater than us.
I hope that I might be remembered as a good man. I was not at all perfect, but that I embraced my imperfection, doing my utmost to make a difference for others.
How do our parents’ stories influence our relationships?
— In my Sunday morning Aikido Seminar the strong, wise French Sensei instructed us in the Art of the Jo, the wooden staff. Through her interpreter, she said, “Enter the attack and die with honor.” That has resonated, ever since. And I’ve trained in Aikido for 30 years. The Lesson: Be present, surrender to winning…
What are you willing to give up to be your own greater than self?
There is neither beauty nor freedom in perfection.
“Be like water, my friend.” The legend and the legacy.