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Using Your Training
By Master Eric Sbarge
Master Eric Sbarge
The classes, lectures, workshops and special events offered by The
Peaceful Dragon share the common theme of helping you to develop your
mind, body and spirit through time-honored Asian traditions. But what
do you do with your stronger, healthier body, your more focused mind,
your elevated spirit?
Hopefully, you put these improved qualities to practical use in your
daily life. None of us are hermits or ascetics, or we wouldn't be here;
we have families, jobs, friends and responsibilities. If we keep our
personal improvements to ourselves, we stagnate. We grow only when we
bring our training into our daily lives, and share our insights and
energy with those around us. You don't have to be a teacher to share
the traditions or teachings you acquire; they are passed on
automatically when you practice them in your daily life.
"When you take it upon yourself to do
something charitable for someone, you are living your training."
When you drop your ego and show nothing but love and humility to your
family, friends and co-workers, you are living your training. When you
purposefully stay focused and become more productive at your job, you
are living your training. When you take it upon yourself to do
something charitable for someone, you are living your training.
And when you live your training, you set in motion positive karma. Your
positive approach becomes an example for others to follow, and they
invariably will follow it. As is the way of karmic circles, the good
you do comes back to you, but the joy is not in what comes back: it is
in watching the good spread outward. So, look inward to grow, but move
outward to fully blossom and spread the fruits of your training to those
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