Even years after I wrote The Way of the Christian Samurai, I still get comments and questions as to why I wrote the book. I don't have a background in the martial arts, though I would appreciate a good sensei. My interest and inspiration into the concept of Christian lessons from samurai writings started with... Continue Reading →
One of the first sayings of the samurai that caught my attention was this one: “In the words of the ancients, one should make his decisions within the space of seven breaths. Lord Takandobu said, “If discrimination is long, it will spoil.” Lord Naoshige said, “When matters are done leisurely, seven out of ten... Continue Reading →
There is a Japanese proverb that simply states "Seven times down, eight times up." The source, as far as I can tell, is in the ancient book of samurai wisdom, the Hagakure: If one has not been a ronin at least seven times, he will not be a true retainer. Seven times down, eight... Continue Reading →
There are some men who are dreary because they do not believe in God; but there are many others who are dreary because they do not believe in the devil... The full value of this life can only be got by fighting; the violent take it by storm. And if we have accepted everything we... Continue Reading →
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