“A KIND WORD AND AN OPEN FIST,” by Ralph Pettman

“If anything above sounds obscure, then this is to be expected. The spiritual dimension of aikido is the hardest to talk about. It is hard to say anything about the spirit or the soul without using religious-sounding language. This language talks about people’s most diffuse feelings. It talks about big questions like “what is God?” or “what does God want?” It puts these feelings into words and it answers these questions with words, but words alone are not really adequate to the task.”

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  1. Oldies, but goodies!

    Thank you for the trip down memory lane, and the lessons that never gets old, and stay fresh and relevant today!

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