Tag Archives: life

Peace on Earth

This Christmas is good. So much of the year was absolutely lousy. I’m glad it’s ending on the upbeat. There are more than a few painful memories in 2008. A new Harley goes a long way towards easing a painful memory. And my in-laws Julie and Bob have come through with the goods: raffle tickets […]

Holiday Angst

Once again, it’s the holidays; I’m not feeling very cheery.

Centennial Words

“Try to learn to breathe deeply, really to taste food when you eat, and when you sleep, really to sleep. Try as much as possible to be wholly alive, with all your might, and when you laugh, laugh like hell, and when you get angry, get good and angry. Try to be alive. You will […]

The Art of Peace 7

Eight forces sustain creation: Movement and stillness, Solidification and fluidity, Extension and contraction, Unification and division. —Morihei Ueshiba


The Art of Peace functions everywhere on earth, in realms ranging from the vastness of space down to the tiniest plants and animals. The life force is all-pervasive and its strength boundless. The Art of Peace allows us to perceive and tap into that tremendous reserve of universal energy. —Morihei Ueshiba

who are you?

“Long you live and high you fly And smiles you’ll give and tears you’ll cry And all you touch and all you see Is all your life will ever be” —Pink Floyd, Breathe (second stanza) One chooses or not. Nevertheless, one is; you are; I am. At the root of not knowing who one is […]