Inspired, Martial Arts, Motivational, Sayings, WizDom

Extraordinarily ordinary..

Source: FB | Joong Do Kwan Western Australia These memes about "average people don't become black belts" or "a black belt is one in 10,000" reflects an exclusionary culture that has no place in martial arts. I would never write off anyone, [nor] alienate them with a culture based on my being superior. Thank you… Continue reading Extraordinarily ordinary..

Health, WizDom

Elusive peace?

We search for peace, whether we know it or not. When we are not at ease - dis-ease perhaps - we are unsettled, discomfited. Kept in this zone we become disturbed, and - disliking that - we transfer or displace that feeling to someone or something else. Angst to irritation, fear to anger, trepidation to… Continue reading Elusive peace?

Communication, Sex, WizDom

Messed up

Source: Sexualisation of video game characters This old saw... Sex sells, right? Always has, always will. The example is this post is apparently someone's wet dream - the artist either needs spanking or should give up his day job though. Studies now show that violent movies don't turn normal people violent and thus reasonable to… Continue reading Messed up

Inspired, Leadership, Martial Arts, WizDom

Leadership exemplified

Source: Judo Inspired Life | Kosei Inoue: Judo Legend, Mat Cleaner I started Judo when I was five or six. Things were different then. Judo wasn't commercialised like it is now, albeit one of the least attractive to wannabe martial artists due to its non-aggressive style and method. Now the West has made sport of… Continue reading Leadership exemplified

Communication, WizDom

Well said…

Source: Something about Bernie In my experience as a "northerner" white male who has lived south of the Ohio River and in the deep South of South Carolina and central Florida. I can tell you that in my experience, when a "southern white male" has called me "son" it was not because he saw himself… Continue reading Well said…

Inspired, Motivational, WizDom

THIS is what it’s all about..

[Video] Boy in Peru under streetlamp, studying Thank you Yakoob, for your love, compassion and humanity, for having the heart to take action. May your actions continue to inspire. Usrat Yakoob Mubarak ihdihum wa ijburhum wa irzuqhum wa ‘aafihum [That the] Family of Yakoob Mubarak [be] guided, enriched, granted provision and kept safe

About that..., Communication, Confrontational, I kid you not..., Mental, WizDom

Shift a little, would you just?

The following is a true statement: I + IX = X Like hell it is! It is, really. You're nuts! One plus nine IS NOT ten... What? It doesn't say that... Aaaarrrgh! Hey, what's wrong with you, why don't you get it? Oh, you're looking at it from over there. Here, why don't you come… Continue reading Shift a little, would you just?