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, "Nina" <
> > > You may have noticed that on
> > > some other sites, I get pretty
> > > badly rapped for offering a sort
> > > of "applied metaphysics" in the
> > > area habit control for smoking
> > > and overeating, stress reduction,
> > > and, yes, for playing better golf,
> > Dear Papajeff,
> > I have always wondered if those who have a
> > problem with your helping people with smoking,
> > weight control, golf, etc. would find something
> > wrong with Zen masters who teach caligraphy,
> > archery or tea ceremony. I guess it's partly due
> > to resentment(or some negative adjective) about
> > the marketing of the products. But I know that
> > there is lots of testimony that your methods
> > have helped many, and I know that what you share
> > has a "real" functional benefit. Most importantly,
> > the basis of what you are sharing is no different
> > than what the Zen masters are doing.....
> Hi, Jeff, and Bob,
> John (the husband) is re-establishing his practice of golf. He's
> always believed that playing golf is a practice of zen, not unlike
> archery. Recently, he's been reading the book "The Natural Swing",
> which has prompted him to look at how he moves energy through his
> arms and change how he holds the club. Have you heard of it?
Hi, Nina -
Haven't heard of this one,
unless it is "The Natural
Golf Swing" by George Knudsen.
Scott Peck, Tim Gallway,
and Michael Murphy have
published books on this
golf/zen subject, as well.
Tim's dedication in his
book "Inner Golf" is to
his guru. I like that.
Enjoy the day,