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Passion of Christ, Movie review after seeing movie over Easter Weekend 04/14/2012

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I saw the movie for the first time again this year.  The movie is so real and intense.  Even though I was  casually watching  the movie.  I became immediatlely and completely  engrossed in the  movie.    The subtitles also enhanced the movie.  I can’t believe this event happened more than 2000 years ago.  It  changed the world forever.  It was quantum shift in our thinking.   We’d be completely a more selfish world without Christ’s life demonstration of sacrifice, patience, and loyalty.  

And today the battle continues to follow through on mission of Love.   Christ   demonstrated so well the power of  Love.  That is God’s greatest gift to us.  I have to remember each moment how much I can contribute if only I can have only small amount of discipline and devotion to a purposeful life.  I train as a Martial Artist and instruct others  under a Great teacher and Great Grandmaster, Dr. Tae Yun Kim.  I have the opportunity practice giving and helping others.   Dr. Tae Yun Kim, is a great living example of how Christ lived his life– total unconditional Love and purposeful living.  

I have seven principles which I strive to practice throughout my life.  These principles are very helpful  in helping me acheive my life goals.

Body, Mind and Spirit as One– My uniqueness as an individual, strive to maintain my inner balance and connection God

Truth— inner knowing of real self, and qualities like–right, wrong,–what really matters–family, love..

Purity–Very closely linked to truth–filtering out the garbage thoughts, practices–staying on course

Love—really truly practicing caring about myself and others in a loving but not selfish manner.

Loyalty—always honoring and maintain my goals and a good words

Sacrifice—always staying on course regardless on personal costs- for something that is really important for myself and others.

Patience—always have the inner fortitude to continue even if something is time consuming for a good purpose–I will stay engaged not give up.

I have over my life had the opportunity really be tested.   The above principles have kept on track.  I very much thank Dr. Tae Yum Kim for formulating these principle and provide such a great example how to integrate these into a her highly successful but very challenging life.

Other References:

http://www.jungsuwon.wordpress.com

http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/grandmaster-tae-yun-kim-announces-recent-jung-suwon-testing-results-139873713.html

http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2541369/

http://www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&keywords=Kim%2C%20Tae%2C%20Yun&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3AKim%5Cc%20Tae%5Cc%20Yun&page=1

http://www.flickr.com/people/taeyunkim/

The Horned Owl Miracle by Local Hero, Dr. Tae Yun Kim, Author 04/08/2012

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I saw something—a miracle event recently that was really amazing.  I will add a video of this event  shortly.   What happened is that a horned owl made surprise visit to the home of  Dr. Tae Yun Kim.   From a recent post I made, I referred to Dr. Tae Yun Kim as an angel.   This event adds further evidence to that conclusion.  Around Dr. Tae Yun Kim’s, home there are a  lot of plants , trees, flowers and other natural flora.  The owl landed  in one of the  gardens on a angel figurines.  The owl was very much at home.  Upon further investigation, Dr. Tae Yun Kim discovered that the Owl’s wing was damaged.  It looked like it was broken.  

Dr. Tae Yun Kim took quite a risk to pickup the owl and adjust its wing.  Horned Owls are birds of prey.   Their, wing span  can be up go 6 ft.  They are the biggest   bird   o f prey in the U.S.

The bird was then turned over  to the Animal Control for reintroduction back to  nature after recovering from injury.

Once again, Dr. Tae Yun Kim, the angel among us performed a miracle!!!

Other references:

http://www.jungsuwon.wordpress.com, http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/grandmaster-tae-yun-kim-announces-recent-jung-suwon-testing-results-139873713.html, http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2541369/, http://www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&keywords=Kim%2C%20Tae%2C%20Yun&rh=i%3Aaps%2Ck%3AKim%5Cc%20Tae%5Cc%20Yun&page=1, http://www.flickr.com/people/taeyunkim/,http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=endscreen&NR=1&v=H2rtojV0vRE

Celebrate Every Breath–Dr. Tae Yun Kim, author 04/01/2012

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We  live in a challenging time. Stress, jobless, poverty, personal turmoil and all matter of distractions make it impossible to make that so called pursuit of happiness a real success.  However there is a lady whose personal life is filled will living moments of success.   Somehow she embraces the hurts and pains such that she can “Celebrate each Breathe”.   I train as a Black Belt at her Academy ==Jung SuWon Martial Arts Academy in Fremont, CA.  How can someone do what you what she does.   She started with very humble beginnings in the far away place of South Korea in a tiny village home.  Yet, today she is recognized as the Hope of her country, a Living Legend. I personally strive to emulate her consistent drive make each moment count.  To her students, she is indeed an American Treasure.  

Discover who she is.  You too will discover how to Celebrate Every Breath!   Each moment will count!  For me I enjoy and treasure the relationships and presence of  those near me so much more now!!

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Just saw a awesome movie–Thousand Words–a nice choice and change of pace for Eddie Murphy–recommended by Dr. Tae Yun Kim 03/29/2012

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Movie–Thousand Words– is recommended by Dr. Tae Yun Kim

Eddie Murphy is excellent.  The Storyline, and plot are excellent.  I was surprised by the movie.   Eddie Murphy has chosen some recent duds.  It’s good to see him choose something with good quality content.      See this movie!!!

 

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Hunger Games– A Great movie recommended by Dr. Tae Yun Kim, Author 03/28/2012

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I recently saw the movie Hunger Games.  This is  a great movie.  Its done well.  The story  is very  gripping.  You  really appreciate what you have here in the U.S.   I really now value my freedom and our way of life.   We really have to strive to protect it.  

I watched  the movie with some close friends.  It’s what we call a warrior movie.  It has all trappings of  a good movie. — Action, great storyline, great character development, great content, learning event. We could not stop talking about it.  This movie is recommended by Dr. Tae Yun Kim.

See it and share your comments!!!

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