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Learning and Practicing Zanshin in karate and in life.

   There is a martial arts thinking, known as the concept of Zanshin.  Zanshin is a term all Japanese martial arts use. It literally means “remaining mind.” The term refers to the movement and the body’s specific posture, after a technique is … Continue reading

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2017 – The year of The Shepherd

As I approach 2017, I suppose one of my biggest thoughts is a little unusual. That thought is that: I hope to draw closer to my Shepherd this year. I will never forget the night 20+ years ago that my … Continue reading

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God’s gift to us and Our gift to Him.

Each day that you live is a gift FROM God. What you do with it is your gift TO Him. I feel like so much of my life, I did what was pleasing to me at the time mostly and … Continue reading

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8 Biblical Concepts that will Change your life

These thoughts can be treated as: A.     A 5 minute read. or…. B.     A week long Bible study. or…. C.     A 9 week long series of Deep Meditations. ….. When trying to discover the … Continue reading

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Spiritual Wheaties – Healthy Spirituality.

In the 70’s and the 80’s Wheaties was popularized by commercials that presented the cereal as a sure part of having a life of vitality, strength & health. Many times it seems to me that people need spiritual “Wheaties.” What … Continue reading

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Slow Grow is not no Grow!

Americans are always in a hurry for everything. When I taught sales. People always wanted to know how much they would make, before they developed the technique to make it. In my karate teaching, people always want to know how … Continue reading

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Stepping back to step forward

In my teaching of the martial arts to my students, I start with the importance of a strong foundation. And I never let up on the critical necessity of having a powerful stance. Without an effective base, no defense can … Continue reading

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