Thank you Lynn and Alex and Joe and Carina and Graham and Chris for the perceptive comments. Yes Joe if you weren't careful your head would be the basketball and Fujita sensei would be bouncing it. Thanks for the quotes and the e-book link too, Carina.
Chris I like the book Kodo: Ancient Ways by Rev Furuya very much. He passed away much too soon and much too young. This is an interview