It Was Enough

When we were teenagers, my friends and I would sneak out at night, lie down at the bottom of my driveway, and stare up at the stars. …and it was enough. ‘It Was Enough’ by Robert Van Valkenburgh HOLISTIC BUDO: As in Life, so too in Budo. As in Budo, so too in Life.

God Winks

Sometimes, when we are feeling low, God taps us on the shoulder, gives us a wink and a smile, and lets us know things are going to work out just fine. Tonight, I was (am) struggling with some personal issues and feeling somewhat out of sorts. I have been anxious, worried, and stressed out over…

Work For Change

Self knowledge alone does not change us. Change requires effort, dedication, and discipline. In order to change, we must do the work. Simply knowing our obstacles, problems, or shortcomings does not, itself, overcome them. We must do that. ‘Work For Change’ by Robert Van Valkenburgh HOLISTIC BUDO: As in Life, so too in Budo. As…