Category Archives: Cause and Effect

Me and Thee

Cleansing a Rather Disconcerting Week I awakened early this morning with the intention of not being swallowed up by the relentless waves of negativity. Earlier this year Awakening to Yes came together as a prayer or mantra to help reign … Continue reading

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Forces of Nature

Introduction Tao Te Ching – Chapter Twenty Three Express yourself completely, then keep quiet. Be like the forces of nature: when it blows, there is only wind; when it rains, there is only rain; when the clouds pass, the sun … Continue reading

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What If and When

Introduction Tao Te Ching – Chapter Eighteen When the great Tao is forgotten, goodness and piety appear. When the body’s intelligence declines, cleverness and knowledge step forth. When there is no peace in the family, filial piety begins. When the … Continue reading

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Tenure

Introduction Tao Te Ching – Chapter Seventeen When the Master governs, the people are hardly aware that he exists. Next best is a leader who is loved. Next, one who is feared. The worst is one who is despised. If … Continue reading

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Wisdom

Introduction Tao Te Ching – Chapter Fifteen The ancient Masters were profound and subtle. Their wisdom was unfathomable. There is no way to describe it; all we can describe is their appearance. They were careful as someone crossing an iced-over … Continue reading

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Donnie Tweet

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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Appreciation and Affection

Introduction Tao Te Ching Chapter Two When people see some things as beautiful, other things become ugly. When people see some things as good, other things become bad. Being and non-being create each other. Difficult and easy support each other. … Continue reading

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