On Grieving, Dying and Living – Quotes and Resources

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A flower in bloom in La Jolla, CA, Aug 2020.

Two fathers of adult members of the dojo have passed away.  One, ten days ago in his sleep.  A kind, soft-spoken and gentle figure who would visit regularly to watch his two Continue reading

On Setbacks and the Pain of Suffering – Quotes and Resources

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Carved sand by the water’s edge.

Life seems to present varying degrees of setbacks and suffering.  While taking a brief walk outdoors between shinpan duties at the 2018 U.S. Junior Nationals Championships, I Continue reading