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Dandelion Found – And Added To The Flourishing At Mika’s Grave | #Flowers #MikaTheAngel #Meaning
On my way to the Sorrow Counselling at the Kiddie Clinic Vrinnevi today, I found two Dandelions still Alive and Kicking! I took the liberty to take one of them with me to the psychologist (and psychotherapist in-the-making) – she’s great! The Dandelion holds strong symbolic power. Turning to a source; “The Dandelion means: Healing from emotional pain and physical injury alike. Intelligence, especially in an emotional and spiritual sense. The warmth and power of the rising sun. Surviving through all challenges and difficulties.” No further comments needed. Pain that you did not survive, Mika. Power given to us to…
Feeding The Ducks | #Slideshow
A Very Intense Sunday! Demo and tryout of Aikido and Judo for functionally varied/deficit (used to be called ‘handicapped’/’disabled’ … Thank universe we moved on beyond that!} – A K A SUPERHEROES! A fair with some 20 sports and activities represented! A full story to be saved for the emergent social web flow of the club … IF DOJO NORRKÖPING! in process! To be kicked off when my space is given! Was intended to be kicked off this Fall, but, well, you know … Afterwards a LOOONG and WONDERFUL evening walk my beloved. Visiting the grave. And feeding the ducks…
Animal Speak – A Tiger Cat | #MikaTheAngel #Cats #Love
Monday, Sept. 9. A visit with Karin to see her doctor, main event. And, that’s her story. We survived. That too. A bit tired on only thinking and living ‘survival’. We wants to LIVE and PROSPER! Later. On my way to Monday Aikido. A cat – reminding us on exactly that: “How To Survive, Live and Prosper in the Flow Society?” When life strikes you with the hardest of the hardest of the Steel Baseball Bats – count to ten. Then rise! Even if it takes three rounds around the sun to count to ten … Meow!!! Mika is with…
Monday – Worst Week Since It Happened … | #MikaGrief #MikaMemorial #MikaByeBye
The Ceremony on Thursday. All the big pieces in the puzzle are set. Now, checking guest lists tomorrow, to inform the Bureau! And the program went to print in Valdemarsvik, on courtesy of Hedwig, who has poured down her soul to it! A great piece of work! THANK YOU! I also spoke to Nadine twice, in the afternoon and in the evening, then also to mummy Senada. They arrive tomorrow late night, Nadine sleeps here, Senada at a hotel downtown. Thursday night they leave for Stockholm, before heading home to Eidsvoll in Norway. The Brain Poion of Cortisol is hammering…
The pre-school shrine | #MikaTheHero
Early morning walk to the pre-school, Nektarinen. I promised myself I would go to his intended school start for the season. Met some personell again, and especially the dedicated teacher who would be our contact person. I sat down at the shrine they made for the kids to sorrow. One of the kids is a truly cuddly love-bomb, and she sat down in my lap where I sat in front of the shrine. She asked; “Is Mika dead?”, and I explained as good as I could, and what he died from. Truly heartbreaking! They will have the memorial moment planting…
Jenny Kempe, one of our instructors, featured in Norrköpings Tidningar | #Aikido
Jenny Kempe is an instructor at my dojo, and she has been chosen to represent Sweden as one of two from here in World Martial Arts Masterships, taking place in Chungju, South Korea in Aug/Sep 2019. A total of some 20+ Aikidoka from all over the world will represent the art there. A great honour for Jenny and our club!
Aikido – seasonal ending | #Aikido
Tonight it was the last training session in the Spring season. Some summer training will take place on half speed Mondays. And tomorrow a feature article on one of our instructors will be published in the local newspaper! Will blog about that tomorrow!
Reading, Learning, Developing | #aikido
On my reading list – right now. Stefan Stenudd’s book – “Aikido – the Peaceful Martial Art”. Very interesting! Aikido, for me – and almost all who practice it – is an integrated life philosophy. This book deepens the understanding on all aspects of it, in idea and practice.
Mika Loves Emoji | #MikaTheHero
His last obsession is an Emoji Encyclopedia I got hold on at the February Annual Book Sale. This message I got today on my way to introduce Aikido to a group of students from my workplace (a secondary school, substitute teacher on call). I interpret it as a story with the message – “Good luck, daddy! Reach high!”. Thanks, Mika! All went fine!
A night out with the club | #aikido
Tonight we had a bonus Aikido training, focused on intense Kokyo Nage (for the nerds to know …). So. Fun! Then we hanged out at the Dojo for some extended socializing, before hitting town and ending up on the premier finer beer spot downtown (no brands mentioned …). Great to share time in something else than your Keiko Gi (nerdiness… AGAIN – your training gear …), off the mat, some time! So much to share, so much to love – and that is spelled Aikido, Life and Universe! O’Sensei, the founder, would say – “well, that’s the same”, meguess ……
Projects 2019 – part one | #projects
Today I start a series of blog posts digesting what I intend to accomplish in all walks of life for the rest of the year. Listing a line of projects, big and small, bold and safe. Personal – health and work First of all – health! Still, I am in process to get to full health. For the moment, I have 25 percent sickness degree, to which I will test if it’s possible to work at maximum 30 hours of 40 of the week. I continue to work as a Substitute Teacher at Fria Läroverken in Norrköping, but so far…