Tag Archive | philosophy

Do Not Be Afraid of Change: It is the Only Thing You Can Depend On

THE HANSHI SPEAKS FEBRUARY 1, 2017 from THE WAY OF THE MODERN WARRIOR Do not be afraid of change. It is the only thing you can depend on. Change occurs through all things at all times. It is called life expressing its desire for new understanding and expression. If this did not occur then imminent […]

Hanshi Warrior Press Books

Sample Reading from the Living Tao

Some time back, Peggy Thompson, photographer extraordinaire, did a short visual presentation on my  Living Tao book. Here it is again for your enjoyment. For more info on The Living Tao and to purchase book, visit http://the-living-tao.weebly.com For more info on the author and full list of books, visit http://www.hanshi.com

Homage for Miyamoto Musashi Haiku No. 1

  Above image contains book sample (haiku) from my book Homage for Miyamoto Musashi. The book contains 122 haiku that are representative of the teachings of Musashi. Book is verse only, no images. Above image is copyright of Peggy A Thompson. For more info on Stephen F. Kaufman and to order books, visit http://www.hanshi.com

New Hanshi Wisdom Press Book Catalog

For more info on the author, Stephen F. Kaufman, visit http://www.hanshi.com As of March 19, Hanshi Warrior Press will be known as Hanshi Wisdom Press.

Are Our Destinies Predetermined?

From the Teachings of Hanshi Kaufman Student: Sensei, do you believe our destinies are predetermined? Sensei: That goes back to the old fate and free will paradigm, yin and yang nonsense. I no longer allow myself to harass my brain into thinking on those levels and merely accept things, as they are with what little […]

Think Something Up

Combined imagery and quote is an ongoing, collaborative project between myself and Peggy A Thompson.

Accept Your Own Perfection

The Wisdom of Self-Revealization Acceptance® For more info on Self-Revealization Acceptance® visit: http://self-revealization.weebly.com/

Being You

Combined imagery and quote is an ongoing, collaborative project between myself and Peggy A Thompson.

Accept Your Perfection

Combined imagery and quote is an ongoing, collaborative project between myself and Peggy A Thompson.

Curses to Blessings

Think in terms of there not being yin and yang. We, as finite beings regardless of our presumed enlightenment will always have a tendency to levy disparagement (for lack of another word) to cast our angers rationally or irrationally at others who have disturbed our presence of mind. If we consider the Chinese adage of […]

Madness in Great Ones

“Madness in great ones must not unwatched go.” Hamlet Consider the madness of great ones and don’t think for one second that brilliance does not have to hide in shadows so that its tears can run freely from anger, frustration, and shame. Then, with some untold infusion of enlightenment, the process begins again and again […]