Monthly Archives: December 2012

Let No One Hour Cast It’s Shadow

We join spokes together in a wheel, but it is the center hole that makes the wagon move. We shape clay into a pot, but it is the emptiness inside that holds whatever we want. We hammer wood for a … Continue reading

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To Help Others

Can you coax your mind from its wandering and keep to the original oneness? Can you let your body become supple as a newborn child’s? Can you cleanse your inner vision until you see nothing but the light? Can you … Continue reading

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Don’t Compare Or Compete

The supreme good is like water, which nourishes all things without trying to. It is content with the low places that people disdain. Thus it is like the Tao. In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to … Continue reading

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Obstacles Removed

The Tao is infinite, eternal. Why is it eternal? It was never born; thus it can never die. Why is it infinite? It has no desires for itself; thus it is present for all beings. The Master stays behind; that … Continue reading

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We Are One

The Tao is called the Great Mother: empty yet inexhaustible, it gives birth to infinite worlds. It is always present within you. You can use it any way you want. Tao Te Ching v6 Unity We are one. Some communities … Continue reading

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Christ Consciousness

The Tao doesn’t take sides; it gives birth to both good and evil. The Master doesn’t take sides; she welcomes both saints and sinners. The Tao is like a bellows: it is empty yet infinitely capable. The more you use … Continue reading

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A Child’s Christmas In Wales

Some years ago a dear friend knowing my interest in literature, writing, and all things Christmas gave me a special gift that continues to give and go beyond. My friend Kathryn’s gift was Dylan Thomas’s A Child’s Christmas in Wales. … Continue reading

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