To Those Who So Often Put Others First (Happy Mother’s Day)

The essence of motherliness is to do for others with a spirit of love, generosity, and protection. When we first opened Kogen Dojo, one of the primary considerations was how to best serve the female members of our community, especially the mothers to our community’s children. For context, all three of the founders of Kogen…

You Cannot Catch A Shooting Star (But You Can Witness It)

It is difficult to imagine, prior to experiencing it, how one tiny, fragile life can determine so much of your future simply by existing. Children have no choice as to how, when, where, or from whom they are born and they come into this world with needs and wants that transcend these individual circumstances. No…