Zen Martial Arts Center

Sacramento Martial Arts and Karate

October 2012 Journal Entries (2)

"Karate-Do, My Way of Life" by Gichin Funakoshi.

After reading Gichin Funakoshi’s autobiography “Karate-do, My Way of Life”, what I most appreciated was the rich variety of themes that this 90-year-old karate master chose to include when recounting his life.



Being part of a changing Japan through Master Funakoshi’s life must have been remarkable. Living from the Meiji Restoration period through the post World War II period in Tokyo, his life seemed to illustrate the need to accept some changes (such as the cutting of the…

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Added by Zachary Kain on October 11, 2012 at 8:00am — 1 Comment

365 Project Ideas!

This list of project ideas come from Gary Engels (of Projabi.com).

General Project Ideas

1. Gather 10 friends and record 10 random acts of kindness each (that’s 100 acts of kindness!)

2. Organize a Food Drive for your local Food Pantry

3. Volunteer Time with a few friends in a concession stand to raise money for a good cause.

4. Make a gift (group effort) for the secretary of a non-profit organization you are associated with.

5. Gather some…

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Added by Mike Oliver on October 10, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

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