It’s all so terrifying, isn’t it?
All time is all time. It does not change. It does not lend itself to warnings or explanations. It simply is. Take it moment by moment, and you will find that we are all, as I’ve said before, bugs in amber.
Well she’s walking through the clouds
With a circus mind that’s running ‘round
Butterflies and zebras and moonbeams
And fairy tales
That’s all she ever thinks about
Riding with the wind
It took me 50 years to learn the basics of kendo using my body. After I turned 50, I started the real discipline. I wanted to perform kendo using my mind and spirit.
When you reach 60, your lower body weakens. I used my mind to try to reverse the drawbacks.
When you’re 70, your whole body weakens.
That’s when I trained my mind to be imperturbable.
With a still mind, the mirror inside you reflects the opponent’s mind.
And in a blur of faces, your entire life has passed.