The more you try, the more your natural instinct is covered over, the more you let go, the more your natural instinct shines through, and you experience a natural great peace. Unfortunately most of the time we obstruct this natural peace so even when it arises in us, we don't trust it. We have a habit of always looking outside our self but if we search for the Buddha outside ourself then we cannot find him, he only exists inside us.
Making our Shaolin Workout part of our life means that we don't get carried away by bad habits, we need to have a strong faith in ourself that we can do this. We need to get rid of our pride and start where we are; maybe we think you can do a hundred push ups when the truth is we can only do 10, but don't be proud, start where you are with what you have.
We are giving ourself the best gift. The gift of health and strength from within.
Take the energy, focus and joy you feel when you train and let it infuse the rest of your life. The only difference between you and a Zen Master is that they treat every activity as sacred. So treat every activity as sacred then you too become a Zen Master.
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