Archive

Archive for February, 2010

New York Health Expo & Trinity Lifestyle Fitness

February 26, 2010 Leave a comment

New York Health Expo & Trinity Lifestyle Fitness:

Saturday, February 27, 2010, 1p-5p. The Roosevelt Hotel, 45th St & Mad. $5 to get in! Show your support, get questions answered about living a healthy lifestyle of the spirit, mind & body. Mingle and network with great people!!!

Click the link to view the Facebook Invite (*614 Confirmed guests!!!)

Click the link to view the Meetup.com Invite (*111 Confirmed Guests!!!)

Advertisements

Sacrifice = Compromise

February 21, 2010 8 comments

Sacrifice-noun: The surrender or destruction of something prized or desirable for the sake of something considered as having a higher or more pressing claim.

Compromise-noun: A settlement of differences by mutual concessions; an agreement reached by adjustment of conflicting or opposing claims, principles, etc. 

In order to make a sacrifice, you must be willing to make a compromise. A sacrifice and a compromise are not the same meaning, but you cannot do one without the other. Someone would say: “But Jose, 1+1=2.”  This is true, but what I’m sharing with you is that the word “compromise” is the “1+1,” and the word sacrifice is the “2.”  Everything you choose in life will require of you to make some sort of a sacrifice, that will simultaneously require of you to compromise your old ways of believing, thinking, and living, that you were once comfortable with. If you try to set any goals in your life, you name it; weight loss, weight gain, relationship, marriage, having a child, new job, quitting a job, etc, these all will require for you to make a compromise, and sacrifice your old ways of living in exchange for a new way of living. Want to change the way that you live, think, believe, and view life? Make a compromise with your “old self” and “current self,” that you both will make the sacrifice to endure the hardships together to create your “new self” .

Click on the link to see a video example: Sacrifice = Compromise

* After watching the video, which person would you believe?

-III

Love Is The Greatest

February 14, 2010 7 comments

If I could speak all the languages of earth and of angels, but didn’t love others, I would only be a noisy gong or clanging cymbal. If I had the gift of prophesy, and if I understood all of God’s secret plans and possessed all knowledge, and if I had such faith that I could move mountains, but didn’t love others, I would be nothing. If I gave everything I have to the poor and even sacrificed my body, I could boast about it; but if I didn’t love others, I would have gained nothing.

Love is patient and kind. Love is not jealous or boastful or proud or rude. It does not demand its own way. It is not irritable, and it keeps no record of being wronged. It does not rejoice about injustice but rejoices whenever truth wins out. Love never gives up, never loses faith, is always hopeful, and endures through every circumstance.

Prophesy and speaking in unknown languages and special knowledge will become useless. But love will last forever! Our knowledge is partial and incomplete, and even the gift of prophecy reveals only part of the whole picture! But when full understanding comes, these partial things will become useless.

When I was a child, I spoke, thought, and reasoned as a child. But when I grew up, I put away childish things. Now we see things imperfectly as in a cloudy mirror, but then we will see everything in perfect clarity. All that I know is partial and incomplete, but then I will know everything completely, just as God knows me completely.

Three things will last forever-faith, hope, and love-and the greatest of these is love. -1 Corinthians 13:1-13

*How you can relate this passage to your life and fitness;

Our mind, body, and spirit endure a lot of abuse throughout the days with the challenges of life that we face. Examples such as stress, pollution, negative thoughts & beliefs, life, death, suffering, abuse in the form of alcohol or other substances.

The list can go on forever, and a way to see clearly amongst all of these things that cloud our feelings, emotions and beliefs seems impossible. It all starts with loving yourself in a non-selfish way. Examples such as listening to your body when it’s sick or tired. Granted, maybe you can’t stop working, but you can provide your body the proper nutrients and vitamins so that it can continue if you cannot step away from your tasks. Stay away from negative influences that will distract you from your priorities. Listen to music that will inspire you and motivate you to continue to endure. When your work is done, even if you cannot sleep, rest your eyes and mind, by writing to yourself of what you are most grateful for, this can put your mind at a far greater state of peace than just tossing and turning about tomorrow’s worries. When you wake up in the morning, start your day by saying to yourself “thank you” of what you wrote down the night before.

Give it time, and watch how loving yourself in a non-selfish way will spread in every other activity that you partake in. It’s like watching a beautiful flower grow right in front of your eyes. It will not be easy, but it will be beautiful. Know that I write these words not to try to convert you, but to help maintain a balance in fitness of the spirit, mind & body.  Enjoy today’s blog!

-III

Categories: Feb '10 Blog Tags: , , , , ,