Ch’i Whiz!

Ch’i Whiz!

By Sensei Charlaine (Engelhardt) Martin, 3rd Dan American Stratiotia Christou July 1999 edited 10/19/2022 In our last article, “Harmonious Living,” we apologize for the delay (we were in the middle of moving). I promised to cover the concept of Ch’i since this permeates the martial arts and is part of the doctrine of the Yin Yang. This concept is confusing for Christians and is not compatible […]

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Harmonious Living

Harmonious Living

…letting seemingly harmless symbols or practices take place in our lives will eventually become central in our lives over God. Idolatry is detestable to God and will become our downfall, much like what happened to Israel.  

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Dummy-Proofed? Showing Myself Grace

Dummy-Proofed? Showing Myself Grace

If Jesus could give me grace, then I realize I should extend grace to myself.

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Waiting for God’s “Yes!”

Waiting for God’s “Yes!”

You can’t go wrong waiting for God’s “Yes!”

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Living this Crazy Life

Living this Crazy Life

Yet God opened my spiritual eyes to see Him blessing my Boaz’s prayers…My heart is full.

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Best Practices: Preventing Rotator Cuff Injury

Best Practices: Preventing Rotator Cuff Injury

God’s unique design of the human shoulder allows us to do complex movements, making it imperative that we protect the rotator cuff by avoiding specific exercises known to cause damage, doing the preliminary work before moving on to advanced exercises, and executing exercises properly.

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Living in Limbo

Living in Limbo

As you either enter the limbo or exit it, may you continue to trust that God is good.

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A Story Behind Every Body *Updated*

A Story Behind Every Body *Updated*

We become our own harshest critic when others’ criticism sinks down deep into our hearts.

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8 Ways to Manage Brain Fog

8 Ways to Manage Brain Fog

It’s as if someone took all my thoughts and put them in a crazy maze or, on a really awful day, tossed all my words in the air, scattering them at random everywhere. From the outside, it must look like people with autoimmune diseases, fibromyalgia, and chemo brain from cancer treatments “aren’t quite all there.”

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Hiding From Daddy

Hiding From Daddy

When we reap the consequences of our sin, He knows and reaches out to us, offering to help us out of it.

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