The Courage of a Samurai is a Japanese American’s journey into bushido, the samurai’s code of ethics. Each chapter features a timeless message about Japanese and Japanese Americans who applied the principles of courage, integrity, benevolence, respect, honesty, honor, and loyalty to overcome life’s challenges, and emerge stronger individuals.  The Courage of a Samurai provides the reader a look ‘inside’ this ancient code through the lives of inspiring individuals.

Why did Chiune Sugihara, aka the Japanese Schindler, save the lives of Polish and Lithuanian Jews during World War II against the orders of the Japanese and Lithuanian governments? Understand the meaning of Honor in Saigo Takamori’s, aka The Last Samurai, determination to preserve the samurai’s way of life.  Learn why “Go for Broke!” was the motto of the famous World War II all-Nisei 100th/442ndRCT, and discover why this simple motto reflects the essence of the way of the warrior.

The Code of Bushido can guide us through the challenges we all face, and inspire us to live a life of honor, courage, and integrity in today’s fast-paced and changing world. Sharpen your sword, and let the journey begin!
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“The Courage of a Samurai: Read and be uplifted!”

Five Star Review on Amazon By Mary Lynn Archer

This book is informative as well as motivating to live a life that brings honor to your name. The attributes of a Samurai are explored, each with an example of a person who exemplifies that characteristic. It challenges you to understand how living a life that is morally sound, not only affects you and those around you, but leaves a legacy for generations to come. This is one of those books that leaves you encouraged to be the best that you can be and the rewards are often greater than imagined. A must read!

About the Author

Click ‘Follow’ under Lori’s picture to keep in touch with us about book signings and many events that are ongoing, as well as review posts and blog posts. We will also be posting about promotions, so click follow and stay in the loop! The excitement around “The Courage of a Samurai,” continues, as America goes through great change in 2017. Lori is an author, professional keynote speaker and life coach. She is a third generation Japanese-American baby boomer and a descendant of the samurai warrior. Lori is on a mission to empower others to reach their God-given leadership potential no matter their path, heritage, or circumstances. Lori and her husband John reside in a Japanese-style country home in the Pacific Northwest.

As an adult Lori channeled her energy into tireless research trying to understand her Japanese heritage. The courage and compassion to guide others through tough times has been forged by her personal journey to regain wellness against demanding odds. Lori is a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) survivor.

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