3 Lessons in Martial Art to Enhance Fighting During my training in the art of Jeet Kune Do, I learned some valuable lessons to enhance my fighting skills. These lessons are the principles which I would have told myself years ago, lessons which are not easily grasped the first time around. If you are looking…
What is Power? I’m not talking about some external power or the ability to control events and people. Power is the feeling of confidence and happiness in our lives. That no matter what happens on the outside, we have strength to withstand the storm. We often think that certain things give us power, happiness and…
“Be still! The crown of life is silentness…” – A.L. Salmon
Words are powerful, but silence is more powerful still.
The greatest men teaches us most effectively not by words.
You can be the most clever talker. You can say the most profound truths.
And you can have all the answers to prove to others your way.
But at the end of the day, the loudest one in the room is usually the weakest.
One who conserves his speeches conserves his power.
For the strong and spiritually matured are silent.
Words Waste Energy
When you muster to speak, you share your energy to others.
Knowing when to speak and what to say is the same as controlling your energy.
If you can conserve your energy, you have more.
You can do more, live longer, and have greater power when you do speak.
But by spreading one’s tongue, we find no strength in feeble talks.
He is like a small dog – bark a lot but quite harmless.
When one argues, gossips, and babbles on, he lost a portion of his energy out into the void.
He talks many, but says nothing.
His mind is ever on the defensive.
Words running through his mind like the sounds of trains never-ending.
He is not at peace. His mind uncontrolled. And his energy gone instantly.
How to Rise to Power in Society In this physical world, there is a hierarchy of power in society. Like a pyramid, some are at the bottom and few are at the top. From the atoms to the human being, everything is organized in a hierarchical way. Thus, to attain power is to play with the…
“I see everything”, he said. We were at the park practicing the Dao Saber sword play when he came over to ‘network’. Although he claimed to be spiritually awakened, my inclination shivers at the thought of his next words. He picked up the Dao Saber and swung the sword like a viking swinging his cold steel axe.…