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“Discipline is freedom.” – Jocko Willink

A Meditation on Violence (Giving it to You Straight)

A Meditation on Violence (Giving it to You Straight)

Where violence is concerned, I think, women [and men] want people to give it to them straight. As much fun as I have engaging in and teaching techniques, lives are changed when people start to gain a better understanding of violence as it could be used as a tool...

Being a Small Creature

Being a Small Creature

So, you're small. That's okay. Did you know small creatures can inflict great damage on big creatures? A few examples are as follows: · Bees · Spiders · Snakes · House cats · Small dogs Here's an assignment: Study the above, and learn one or two ways (from each) in...

My Life-quest

My Life-quest

Counting the days, weeks, months, or even years in training is as pointless as counting the grains of sand in a sandbox. MY LIFE-QUEST… in training in and through the following holy grails of wisdom-practice… 1/Revelliousness… 2/Meditative Prayer (and prayerful...

My Training Mantra

My Training Mantra

I am and am becoming Uncommon Amongst Uncommon People, Unorthodox Amongst Unorthodox People, and Unreasonable Amongst Unreasonable People. In partnership with Jesus, I am in a state of constant, iron-grinding war with the echoes and residuals of my crucified—and,...

A Question and an Answer

A Question and an Answer

Question: If the path of least resistance is, ultimately, the path of anguish and failure, what comprises the path of conquest and triumph? Answer: The path that promises [offers, provides] the greatest resistance. My Conclusion to the Matter: Therefore, I will GO,...

A Warrior, a Meditation

A Warrior, a Meditation

A warrior practices everything. He [or she] relinquishes his pride, he lays down his efforts to orchestrate his life, he cleans up his habits and rituals, he lets go of his attachments, he becomes increasingly mindful of his emotional states and of his connection to...

Radical Acceptance, a Meditation

Radical Acceptance, a Meditation

Accept, choose, and embrace what is and whatever arises with enlightened wisdom—that is, without judgment, without resistance, without attachment. Welcome it with unconditional friendliness. Forgive eagerly, completely, and freely all those who’ve hurt you in your...

Me vs Me

Me vs Me

Like many people, I love competition. Actually, I thrive on it. (But maybe not in the way you might think.) Sure, in all my training partner relationships, we compete against each other (and do so all the time). But it's really very friendly, and I care very little if...

What I Do Everyday

What I Do Everyday

Every day, I pursue revelliously and reveliently the evolution of my being. I do this by looking and listening, and by training at my limits—not just physically but also emotionally, mentally, and spiritually. To get what I want, I pay the price in every moment of...