Qigong

Hundreds of Years, Thousands of Steps, 48 Foot Prints

November 16, 2015 1 Comment
Hundreds of Years, Thousands of Steps, 48 Foot Prints

In a time when life seems more threatened, more vulnerable, and less enduring, I take some comfort in the image of 48 footprints sunk in brick from thousands of steps over hundreds of years.  Perhaps, goodness and mercy can endure as surely as 48 footprints.         Shaolin Temple, in the region of […]

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CTRL+ALT+Del

November 3, 2015 0 Comments
CTRL+ALT+Del

It was July 23rd, to be exact, when I wrote my last post.  At the time, I told myself I was going to take the rest of July and August off to travel and to focus on my Qigong/Tai Chi forms then get back to blogging and posting.  August turned to September, September turned to October…well, […]

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Tai Chi on the Lawn

July 23, 2015 0 Comments
Tai Chi on the Lawn

I had the pleasure of leading Tai Chi on the Lawn at Wesley Acres Healthy Living Community, 3520 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA. We’d had rain every day in the week leading up to our Saturday morning event.  Bright, crisp and clear, the day turned out perfect.  Thirty-two participants came together to practice and learn […]

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A Handy Reference for Hands

June 24, 2015 1 Comment
A Handy Reference for Hands

Qigong for Hand Pain Associated with Arthritis I played basketball in high school and I can still remember the many jammed fingers I experienced over the course of my career.  I remember, especially, the night I jammed my little finger on the gym floor, stood up and saw the end of my finger pointing to […]

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Right Now, I’m Loving

June 19, 2015 0 Comments
Right Now, I’m Loving

  I’ve had a wonderful couple of weeks.  There were two visits by family, a trip to a silly movie, Chef Stephan’s pot roast for dinner two weeks an a row, excellent health and a break from Iowa rain storms. Since I was rained in a lot this week, I also got to enjoy: My Chinese […]

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