Category: meditation

Meditation of the Week: Honor Friendship

 The third code of Tang Soo Do. Like many things, the notion of friendship differs from country to country. In many Middle Eastern countries, people consider themselves “friends” the minute they meet, in some European countries, continuous contact is required in order to maintain… Continue Reading “Meditation of the Week: Honor Friendship”

Meditation of the Week: Loyalty to Country

The first of the Five Codes of Tang Soo Do is Loyalty to Country. Irrespective of whether one is a born citizen or citizenship is gained later in life – having “loyalty to country” allows one to truly appreciate and love one’s homeland.    Rebellion… Continue Reading “Meditation of the Week: Loyalty to Country”

Meditation of the Week: Indomitable Spirit

An indomitable spirit is a tenacious strength to persevere, and to rise above one’s  self. Indomitable spirit is: “…the man that can smile in trouble, that can gather strength from distress and grow brave by reflection. It is the business of little-minds to shrink, but… Continue Reading “Meditation of the Week: Indomitable Spirit”

Meditation of the Week: Humility

“Humility is to make a right estimate of one’s self. It is not humility for a man to think less of himself than he ought, though it might rather puzzle him to do that.” ~ Charles Spurgeon There is humility in recognizing the gifts… Continue Reading “Meditation of the Week: Humility”

Meditation of the Week – Self Control

“A man without self-control is like a city broken into and left without walls.” Proverbs 25:28 Gichin Funakoshi, the famed father of modern karate, repeatedly pointed out that the first purpose in pursuing a martial art is the nurturing of a sublime spirit and a spirit… Continue Reading “Meditation of the Week – Self Control”