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Old 06-15-2012, 01:16 PM   #69
Chris Parkerson
Dojo: Academy of the Martial Arts
Location: ohio
Join Date: Nov 2007
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Re: My Spiritual Aikido.

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Dan Harden wrote: View Post
Three pages in I find nothing of substance either in classical reference, or in a practical new age reference as to how anyone's spirit informed their aikido....it all seems to be an etherial romp of vagueness without meaning.
I think, therefore I am....aikido...
I thought...and then I failed in applying aiki...in front of someone who actually understands Ueshiba's "I am the universe."

There is a very real and practical method which joins the classical model with the hippy wanna-be's who just don't get how it all applies.
Aiki...is not...and never was...about joining. Solo training and spiritual reference had substance and meaning. The real work was done BEFORE ever touching hands.
Dan
I must be in a sad state of affairs as I have earned a
BA in Biblical Literature
MA in Church History
Graduated from Princeton Seminary
And am doing a PhD at Wisdom University global Wisdom Traditions.
Not to mention my MA in Security Management.

Again, I have been grateful for your input. This weekend, if you accept me, I will enroll at the Orange County Seminar.

Gassho,

Chris