.Christian Chensvold

May 11, 2022

Play On – Not just for kids

I passed by a martial arts studio one day, peered inside and was shocked to see a recreation of the battle of David and...
May 4, 2022

Zero Effect – Less is more

By Christian Chensvold What do you have when you have nothing? According to ancient teachings, you still have one thing, the one thing that can...
Apr 27, 2022

See vs. Know – A look within

Before the modern age, when people turned their backs on the immortals, who turned their backs on us in turn, gods and men were...
Apr 6, 2022

Creation Magic: Using creativity to regain the feeling of control in a crazy world

I call it my grimoire. Bound in navy leather with a silver fleur-de-lis, I didn’t know what I’d use the notebook for when I...
Mar 2, 2022

Hands Together — Living on a Prayer

“Spiritual but not religious” is a cliche in common parlance, which means people parrot the phrase but are usually unable to explain what they...
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Feb 23, 2022

Gone Girl — Ego Death in Film

After an extended look at the character arc of Luke Skywalker, we cap off our New Year’s series on rebirth by examining a female...
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Feb 9, 2022

Knight Moves—Inner Jedi

Spiritual awakening is a process of transformation that is proven by a demonstrable change in state noticed by our peers. In popular culture, this...
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Feb 9, 2022

How Do You Jeet Kune Do? Damon Evans keeps Bruce Lee’s Martial Arts Legacy...

When Damon Evans was adding yet more martial arts to his arsenal of fighting systems—in this case, the Filipino discipline known as Kali and...