Tag Archives: rough around the edges

Disconcerted Mayhem or Everlasting Beauty?

Life is not all pretty bow ties & lace. It is also messy piles of disconcerted mayhem. But even these challenging circumstances can be good, if you allow God to guide you through it all with loving grace. He will … Continue reading

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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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