Tag Archives: honor

The Inner Battle

The Internal Battle Bohdi Sanders, Ph.D.   Many times, warriors have to fight some enormous internal battles. Many of us have both the skills, and the will, to destroy those who come against us, but we have to learn to control our urge to destroy our enemies, unless we have no other choice. We have […]

What it Takes to be a True Warrior

What it Takes to be a True Warrior

What it Takes to be a True Warrior Warriors are not what you think of as warriors. The warrior is not someone who fights. Chief Sitting Bull There are a group of so-called “experts” (self-proclaimed experts I might add) in the world of martial arts/self-defense who constantly opine that being a warrior is nothing more […]

The Warrior – How True Warriors Are Different

The Warrior – How True Warriors Are Different

Warriors do not lower themselves to the standards of other people; they live independently, according to their own standards and code of honor. Hanshi Bohdi Sanders   To all of the warriors who refuse to lower their standards to those of other people, who live independently according to their own code of honor, I salute […]

Why You Use Manners and Live by Your Principles

  A gentleman will open doors, pull out chairs, and carry things. Not because she’s helpless or unable, but because he wants to show her that she is valuable and worthy of respect.   I can’t emphasis enough that point that you do what is right because it is right, not for recognition or reward. […]

Your Bad Behavior is YOUR Fault

Don’t blame YOUR behavior on someone else. YOU are 100% responsible for YOUR actions. Bohdi Sanders   Every single day, I hear people say that so-and-so MADE them mad, or that they would not have done this or that if so-and-so had not have done something that they didn’t like. This is simply a way […]

The Enlightened Warrior and Pure Law

The Enlightened Warrior and Pure Law Highly evolved people have their own conscience as pure law. Lao Tzu This is the point which the true warrior seeks to arrive, a place where your own conscience is so evolved that you know what is right. Once you get to this point, you have no need of […]

The Karma of Thoughts and Intentions

The Karma of Thoughts and Intentions Nothing can exist without a cause. Voltaire What if karma was based on our true intentions instead of merely our actions? This would certainly seem to make our thoughts much more important, especially if you believe in the karma, the law of cause and effect. It is commonly believed […]

Is Honesty Always the Best Policy?

Is Honesty the Best Policy? In whatever position you find yourself determine first your objective. Marshall Ferdinand Foch We hear the phrase that honesty is the best policy over and over again throughout our lives. But it is completely true? Is honesty always the best policy? Do we destroy our honor, character, and integrity by […]