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The Fight That Will Not Be Won

White Rose in Glass

Last week a longtime friend and supporter of our dojo, Celia Nachlas, passed away. Mother to Miriam Lippe and grandmother to Larissa and Hannah Lippe, Celia has contributed much to the wide family of people who knew her. I appreciate the time she spent here.

“I know this glass is already broken, so I enjoy it incredibly.” — Achaan Chah Subato

I first read those words sometime after my Sensei had passed away. It was a passage he’d enjoyed; something which held meaning as he faced an illness from which he might not recover. Something he wanted to be read when he had passed.

I am a fixer, a problem solver – especially where it comes to health and well-being. I never accept that an injury, illness, or bad outcome is just the way of things.… Learn More

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