Last night I was packing up my bags for another night of iaido practice. Into the bag went my hakama, gi, and juban along with my obi and tenegui to mop the perspiration from my face and hands. 1,215 more words
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Everything is Changing.
What is it about our minds, that wants to hold onto this ever changing flux and flow of life. I wonder why we evolved to engage the flow of life and to grasp at feelings, things, emotions, people, states of mind, that by the time we have grasped at them, are already gone if they ever existed in the first place. 702 more words
To study anything requires a precise language and to continually develop an understanding of different terms and how they apply to that study. In one model of looking at the body/mind practitioners of Kung Fu and The Internal Arts delineated 4 parts; Chi(qi) the flow of life that moves through us all, Hsing the shape of life and all of its parts , Shen, the spirit with a small (s) that moves through life , and Ching the mind that moves through life. 726 more words