Tag Archives: rough around the edges

Sensei Tim’s Makiwara

Among other unusual things that I treasure that would not mean much to other people is this device I have built in my basement. It is called a makiwara. It is an old school karate training device. I thought a … Continue reading

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Training and Praying #Shotokan

When I’ve got a lot on my mind, praying and training go hand-in-hand. Karate Training often helps me release distracting thoughts, that keep me from focusing and concentrating on what God wants me to see. Training often becomes a form … Continue reading

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Spiritual Vision

I am aware that I often see in the Spirit. How do I explain this? Supernatural vision in Christ is comparable to physical x-rays used in the medical field. Medical experts have developed specialized equipment that helps them see inside … Continue reading

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In Memory of a good friend; Billy Burcham.

2/2/2018 Tonight, Dawn & I paid respects to the family of a very dear friend who passed last Sunday; Billy Burcham. Billy was a 2nd father to me. 7 year’s ago, he became a devoted friend when I struggled to … 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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The Art of Karate Makes Me Better.

I train incessantly and unceasingly. Sometimes it drives my wife crazy how much I train. Yeah I know I’m not a 20 year old spring chicken. In fact I’m only a little over​ a year away from 60. I know … Continue reading

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What challenges us the most, benefits us the greatest!

The challenge in learning Major life lessons is they involve more than mental consent. They must be built on internal conviction! What costs and challenges us the most is often also that which teaches us and benefits us the greatest. … Continue reading

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