Sunday, December 18, 2016

State of Grace

Theology describes perseverance as a continuing state of grace until death.
 
 Success is no accident it's hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all a love of what your doing or learning to do. 'Heart' is that extra something that separates the achiever from the rest, it's the passion and stamina that makes dreams reality despite adversity.
 
 
Spiderman has an indomitable will that gives him the determination to accomplish all his goals. He grew up with two very moral and righteous people who taught him to always do the right thing, and more importantly, to never give up. His Aunt May and Uncle Ben instilled the virtues of perseverance, determination, willpower, a moral compass, work ethic, and kindness. Spiderman is relentless in his pursuit of justice for all, and his alter ego, Peter Parker, is just as relentless in his goals of making his own way and succeeding both in school and life.
 
 
An occasional Team Fearless student, Connor Hood shares a lot of the same attributes as the web slinger. The day before his first indoor track meet Connor could hardly left his leg after a 'slip and fall'. We worked on a few stretches in an effort to regain some of his flexibility so he could still compete. HE DID IT !!!
 
 
The most important things in your life may never be seen they can only be felt by the heart. The sacrifice, the pain and the overcoming it even in the smallest acts is the secret to success and happiness.
 
Have passion for what you do. Pursue tirelessly your dreams because without a fighters heart your life will be like a sunless garden, full of dead flowers.
 
Train on ! See you in class, Join our journey........... 
Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.
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Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.
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Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do.
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Friday, December 16, 2016

Fearless Fitness/Martial Arts: And so this is Christmas

Fearless Fitness/Martial Arts: And so this is Christmas:   Christmas has always been a holiday celebrated carelessly. Pagans, Christians, Jews are swept away in the season’s festivities, few eve...

And so this is Christmas

  Christmas has always been a holiday celebrated carelessly.
 Pagans, Christians, Jews are swept away in the season’s festivities, 
few ever consider the celebration’s intrinsic meaning, history, or origins.



Named a saint in the 19th century,  Nicholas was born in Turkey in 270 CE and later was among the most senior bishops who created the New Testament. 
 He died in 345 CE on December 6th.  

     In 1087, a group of sailors who idolized Nicholas  gave each other gifts during a pageant they conducted annually on the anniversary of Nicholas’ death, December 6.

  The Nicholas cult spread and was adopted by German and Celtic pagans that worshiped  Woden  the father of Thor.  Woden had a long, white beard and rode a horse through the heavens one evening each Autumn.  After the 'merger'  he shed his Mediterranean appearance, grew a beard, mounted a flying horse, rescheduled his flight for December, and donned heavy winter clothing. 

  The Catholic Church adopted the Nicholas cult and taught that he did (and they should) distribute gifts on December 25th instead of December 6th.


In 1809, the novelist Washington Irving wrote a 'Knickerbocker History'
 The satire refers to the white bearded, flying-horse riding Saint Nicholas 
by his Dutch name, Santa Claus.

   Dr. Clement Moore, published a poem,“The night before Christmas" in 1822 portraying a Santa with eight reindeer who descended through chimneys.

In 1931, the Coca Cola Corporation contracted the Swedish commercial artist to create a coke-drinking Santa. modeled on his friend Lou Prentice, chosen for his cheerful, chubby face.  The corporation insisted that Santa’s suit be
 Coca Cola red.  And Santa was born – a blend of Christian crusader, 
pagan god, and commercial idol. 

Many who are excitedly preparing for their Christmas celebrations would prefer not knowing about the holiday’s real significance.  If they do know the history, they often object that their celebration has nothing to do with the holiday’s monstrous history and meaning.  “We are just having fun.”


Now ya know, dont believe everything you hear when it comes to LIFE, LOVE & MARTIAL ARTS or FITNESS for that matter , do your homework. 
Taking the easy road generally is just 'convenient truth' .


Your real friends know whats being said 
even when no one is talking.

I can only show you something real, 
I can't make you appreciate it.
Keep it real !!!

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