The Two Most Underdeveloped Muscles… the Heart and Will! ❤️💪🏼

So, we work out our bodies and our minds so that we look great physically and stay sharp mentally; but what about the other two, much more important muscles, the heart and the will? Oh, didn’t realize that these are muscles that have to be worked out in order to be optimal? Why is that …

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…strange similarities in self portraits 🎨🖌

While conducting research into the life of artist Vincent Van Gogh I surprisingly uncovered some eerie similarities between myself and the tortured genius. I'll list them: - we are both Dutch (although I am only partly Dutch) - we are both fascinated by and in love with Japanese art, culture & people - we both …

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The Inexhaustible Power of Humility! 🙏

Well, that may seem like an oxymoron! How can humility be powerful?  What is power? Is power in position? Is it in wealth? Is it in status? The ocean is powerful and I am humbled in its presence. This Bo (my stick) is powerful in the hands of a skilled martial artist; but even more …

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