Tag Archives: Jesus

God is not Santa Claus nor Frankenstein.

People often suffer from one of two misconceptions in their faith. One is that somehow being deprived, demeaned and oppressed and in poor or miserable condition; somehow is a spiritual service. While there are times that we have to suffer … Continue reading

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Deeper Aspects of Prayer are like Spiritual, Open heart surgery.

Deeper Aspects of Prayer are like Spiritual, Open heart surgery. One of the most challenging aspects of spirituality is really being in touch with what we feel. The heavens can seem brass in our prayers, when we are not communicating … Continue reading

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#Shotokan karate is all about an excellent spirit.

There are times I want to train and love it when I do. And there are times I don’t want to train and I have to force myself to. And somehow I know that both are important. I have learned … Continue reading

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God is not a Theorem!

I do not understand any other kind of following God than actually engaging a real Divine being through His Spirit. I remember when I was little, nothing was more important to me than truly hearing the voice of God. That … Continue reading

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An evil dream.

Last night I had a very troubling dream. From time to time I have very emotionally stirring dreams that I know are caused by spiritual influences. Last night was certainly one of those.. without getting into detail I was confronted … Continue reading

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The Virtues of Shotokan Karate

  The virtues of karate There are many reasons why I am a Shotokan practitioner, teacher, coach and contributor to the art. Shotokan is a wonderful tool in many ways. It is both a thermometer and a prescription leading to … Continue reading

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The Possibility of a Redeemed Mind

 I recently had a run-in with an old manner of thinking that I thought had been eradicated. But none of us get beyond, the daily need to call upon, commune with and yield to our Higher Power. There are at … Continue reading

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