‘If as one people speaking the same language they have begun to do this, then nothing they plan to do will be impossible.’
Good For The Soul
— 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.…
“What are your thoughts on heaven and hell?” I get asked this question a lot.
We don’t have to prove anything, to anyone.
Never forget, judgment is a way of staying falsely safe.
What’s it like to be on the receiving end of you?
In the middle of chaos, people often act like heroes.
The song “Broken Angels” penetrated my soul and reminded me once again what soft and fragile yet resilient creatures we are.
When did life get so confusing?
How to avoid self-sabotage.
It tames your “Monkey Mind” and other benefits.
What do you do when you learn you’re the real-life DUFF?
More so than seeing or hearing, different smells serve as keys that unlock memories—of people, places, and things—in our brain.
Have you ever heard of a soul-massage?
All week there are these incredible pyrotechnics displays hosted by towns and casinos all around the lake, and we made it to all of them cheering, “Here’s to our lady.”
— 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…