Monday Miyagi

Monday Miyagi – 05/30/17

I was inspired this evening to share a Monday Miyagi… on a Tuesday 🙂 Enjoy!  The Fisherman and the Samurai   A long time ago during the reign of the Tokagawa Shogunate a samurai set out on an errand.   Precisely one year ago to…


Monday Miyagi – Matters of Great Concern

Hagakure, Chapter 1, Continued… The Hagakure is a slow read with lots of information to digest. “Among the maxims on Lord Naoshige’s wall there was this one: ‘‘Matters of great concern should be treated lightly.” Master lttei commented, “Matters of small concern should be treated…


Monday Miyagi – Three Viewpoints

I have just finished reading “Rashomon and Other Stories” by Ryunosuke Akutagawa. I found an old paperback version, published by Liveright 1952, at Third Place Books used for $6.00. The first story, “In a Grove” was my favorite and the basis for Kurosawa’s classic film…