jump to navigation

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

Posted by alvinsojourner in Uncategorized.
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
add a comment

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/

Angel among us–Dr. Tae Yun Kim– whose personal motto is He Can Do She Can Do Why Not Me 04/01/2012

Posted by alvinsojourner in Uncategorized.
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
add a comment

I have met a most unusual, refreshing and authentic person.   I get to talk, listen and learn from her on occasion.  I have access to her many books, and articles in hardcopy format.   Much more information is available on the web–Facebook, blogs from others who have met her.  

Why so unusual—

Well having known and observed her for more than 20 years, I come to the conclusion the she is indeed an Angel from Heaven.   She has been honored with many honors and titles , yet she in uncommonly humble and consistently passionate about–helping others acheive that special connection with their Silent Master.   In her writings, personal speaking engagments, television interview, and available avenues of expression her authenticity is blatantly apparent.   Its so refreshing  to know someone in my lifetime now who exudes this incredible energy.  

So, I have to clearly say that Great Grandmaster Tae Yun Kim is that rare living Angel among us.  Dr. Tae Yun Kim is a true example of  how to live a life with that most incredible and intimate relationship with God.   She is a true gift from God.  Amazingly, she actionly applies whats she writes and talk about  to her daily life.   For example Dr. Tae Yun Kim is the  CEO , Great Grandmaster of a very successful Martial Arts school –Jung Suwon Martial Arts Academy in Fremont, California.   At a completely different end of the spectrum,Dr. Tae Yun Kim is  CEO of a very successful high technology company here in Silicon Valley–Lighthouse Worldwide Solutions.  She also has  carved our  time over the years, to engage in supporting countless charity events and community organizations.   More recently she honored a Knight of Order of Constantine.

Who this person, My Hero

Dr. Tae Yun Kim, is my personal hero whom I strive  to  emulate many of  her qualities.  Dr. Tae Yun Kim lives  these principle with each breath.   In fact, Dr. Tae Yun Kim’s personal statements  are ” Celebrate every breath”  , “Celebrate Life” and “Embrace the Hurt and Pain for it will make you strong”!!

My other Heroes are Christ(super hero class), Dr. Martin Luther King,  Arthur Ashe and  Fredrick Douglas.       

Other references:  Life Story, Sports, CEO of JSW, Workface, TKD Hall of Fame, The martial artistWoman’s Summit speaker, Martial Art Demos, Biography, Dojo Review, Achievements, Special Student blog,Celebration blog, …

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

Posted by alvinsojourner in Uncategorized.
Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,
add a comment

 

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!!

other Reference:

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

Posted by alvinsojourner in Uncategorized.
Tags: , , , , , , , ,
1 comment so far

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!!!

 

Other references:  Life Story, Sports, CEO of JSW, Workface, TKD Hall of Fame, The martial artistWoman’s Summit speaker, Martial Art Demos, Biography, Dojo Review, Achievements, Special Student blog,Celebration blog, …

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

Posted by alvinsojourner in Uncategorized.
Tags: , , , , , , , ,
add a comment

Image

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!!!

Other references:  Life Story, Sports, CEO of JSW, Workface, TKD Hall of Fame, The martial artistWoman’s Summit speaker, Martial Art Demos, Biography, Dojo Review, Achievements, Special Student blog, Celebration blog, Teacher, Author, SpeakerPhilantropist

Alvin Sojourner