Category Archives: Spirituality

Destiny

Last week one of my Army colleagues was talking about concepts like Glory and how people should refrain from looking for it, because it is in large part a matter of destiny. On a lighter note, my brother-in-law and I were once having a conversation regarding destiny and free will. He looks at me and

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Blessing Your Food

There is an interesting relationship between food and life. Basically you need food to continue your journey on planet Earth. This journey can take many directions with varying degrees of pain and satisfaction in the material, emotional and spiritual realms. I have been playing with this concept based on my meditations and have come to

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Lessons from my Sigung – Part 3

What it really takes to achieve Mastery While I was training in Chen Style Taijiquan my Sifu brought my Sigung over for a seminar (Sigung is my Sifu’s teacher and it is a term that is synonymous with “grandfather”). While we received training at our level, my Sifu was getting specialized high level training from

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Lessons from my Sigung – Part 1

“You have no core!” When I was in college I became a student and later on an Assistant Instructor of Chen Style Taijiquan. After little over one year of training with my Sifu brought his Sifu (my Sigung – which is something similar to “grandfather”) over to give a seminar. Time was allotted for him

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Getting Intimate with Death

Real and perceived brushes with death in the Naval Service During my sixth operational flight on board the EP-3E Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) Reconnaissance aircraft I had an experience which has marked me ever since, along with my perceptions of reality. I have only mentioned it to three people since it happened, but now enough distance

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The Most Spiritual Person I Ever Met

I have attended a lot of seminars and trained with a lot of people. Some of them are well known and some are little known secrets. I always enjoy my interactions with these individuals as it allows me to see their human side, feel their energy, and get to pick their brains. One thing I

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Why HARD Training is a Spiritual Experience

I was having a conversation with my wife and she was mentioning the different changes she has noticed in society.  She mentioned how people have ventured away from religion, which tends to provide for societal controls, and that it has been replaced with a “free for all” libertine attitude rampant in today’s society.  She was

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