Monthly Archives: July 2013

See The Good

Governing a large country is like frying a small fish. You spoil it with too much poking. Center your country in the Tao and evil will have no power. Not that it isn’t there, but you’ll be able to step … Continue reading

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Peace Beckons

Those who know don’t talk. Those who talk don’t know. Close your mouth, block off your senses, blunt your sharpness, untie your knots, soften your glare, settle your dust. This is the primal identity. Be like the Tao. It can’t … Continue reading

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Wisdom

He who is in harmony with the Tao is like a newborn child. Its bones are soft, its muscles are weak, but its grip is powerful. It doesn’t know about the union of male and female, yet its penis can … Continue reading

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Impotence And Power

No and Yes? Fractional and Total? What, How, When, Where are conditional? Why transcends all circumstance? Hope and fear are illusions of the mind? Love is indefatigable and everlasting? Trust is a choice, as is faith? Mindfulness, awareness, compassion, forgiveness … Continue reading

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Flowers Open Slowly

In the beginning was the Tao. All things issue from it; all things return to it. To find the origin, trace back the manifestations. When you recognize the children and find the mother, you will be free of sorrow. If … Continue reading

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The Very Nature Of Things

Every being in the universe is an expression of the Tao. It springs into existence, unconscious, perfect, free, takes on a physical body, lets circumstances complete it. That is why every being spontaneously honors the Tao. The Tao gives birth … Continue reading

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The Greatest Service

The Master gives himself up to whatever the moment brings. He knows that he is going to die, and her has nothing left to hold on to: no illusions in his mind, no resistances in his body. He doesn’t think … Continue reading

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