Tag: Martial Arts

Catching Feathers….

The pursuit of Zen is like catching feathers in the wind without damaging them; the harder we try the more impossible the task becomes. The moment we ‘want‘ to catch hold the feather escapes our grasp or is damaged upon capture. It is only when…

Give Them What They Want….

One of the tenets of all martial arts….is to avoid their use at all costs. To quote the famous Miyamoto Musashi….. “-The ultimate aim of martial arts is not having to use them” It might seem strange…..to suggest the best method of fighting is…

II. Perfecting Form Through Philosophy…

I do not think there is a more lovely sight than the rising sun in the Midwest countryside. Mother morning is a lovely lass and she greeted me this morning with the beauty of the stars . She was a fetching sight to behold…

I. Martial Arts, Philosophy, Life, Practice…

Over two thousand years ago in the Greek city of Athens a man named Plato put forth his Theory of Forms. Within he argued against the common acceptance that the world we see was the true world, instead suggesting a higher truth, one existent…