Every Miss America pageant has mentioned it. It has been the theme of many hit songs and collective dreams. Peace. Yet despite all the attention to peace, we live in a world of conflict both on a global scale and a personal one.
Americans like to do. Americans are busy. And once something is done the activity is scratched off the list as completed regardless of the amount of heart or mind which had been put into it. The task started and ended and need not be thought of anymore.Read More
Aikido practice begins the moment you enter the dojo! Trainees ought to endeavor to observe proper etiquette at all times. It is proper to bow when entering and leaving the dojo, and when coming onto and leaving the mat. Approximately 3-5 minutes before the official start of class, trainees should line up and sit quietly in seiza (kneeling) or with legs crossed.Read More