Monthly Archives: January 2017

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Introduction Tao Te Ching – Chapter Twelve Colors blind the eye. Sounds deafen the ear. Flavors numb the taste. Thoughts weaken the mind. Desires wither the heart. The Master observes the world but trusts his inner vision. He allows things … Continue reading

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We Join Spokes Together

Introduction Tao Te Ching – Chapter Eleven 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 … Continue reading

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Marches, Movements, Manifestations

Introduction Updated 1.25.17 Tao Te Ching – Chapter Ten 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 … Continue reading

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Bowls, Borders, Bounty

Introduction Tao Te Ching Chapter Nine Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt. Chase after money and security and your heart will never unclench. Care about people’s approval and … Continue reading

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Church and State

Introduction Tao Te Ching Chapter Eight 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 … Continue reading

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What is Infinite?

Introduction Tao Te Ching Chapter Seven 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 … Continue reading

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Dances at Davos

Introduction Tao Te Ching Chapter Six 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. States of the Unions … Continue reading

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