Monthly Archives: April 2015

Acts of Faith

True perfection seems imperfect, yet it is perfectly itself. True fullness seems empty, yet it is fully present. True straightness seems crooked. True wisdom seems foolish. True art seems artless. The Master allows things to happen. She shapes events as … Continue reading

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Forgiveness and Freedom

Fame or integrity: which is more important? Money or happiness: which is more valuable? Success of failure: which is more destructive? If you look to others for fulfillment, you will never truly be fulfilled. If your happiness depends on money, … Continue reading

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Love is One

The gentlest thing in the world overcomes the hardest thing in the world. That which has no substance enters where there is no space. This shows the value of non-action. Teaching without words, performing without actions: that is the Master’s … Continue reading

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The Outcome

The Tao gives birth to One. One gives birth to Two. Two gives birth to Three. Three gives birth to all things. All things have their backs to the female and stand facing the male. When male and female combine, … Continue reading

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When Truth and Greatness Become Apparent

When a superior man hears of the Tao, he immediately begins to embody it. When an average man hears of the Tao, he half believes it, half doubts it. When a foolish man hears of the Tao, he laughs out … Continue reading

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Respect and Compassion

Return is the movement of the Tao. Yielding is the way of the Tao. All things are born of being. Being is born of non-being. Tao Te Ching v40 Respect I do my part to create a world of respect … Continue reading

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Understanding the Whole Brings Compassion to the Parts

In harmony with the Tao, the sky is clear and spacious, the earth is solid and full, all creature flourish together, content with the way they are, endlessly repeating themselves, endlessly renewed. When man interferes with the Tao, the sky … Continue reading

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