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/

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

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

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

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: