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Expansion and Contraction

Acceptance I am consciously living in the flow of life. I accept the present moment as it is and release each moment as it passes. Trying to hold on to that which has passed inhibits me from experiencing the fullness … Continue reading

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Know How To Yield

The generals have a saying: “Rather than make the first move it is better to wait and see. Rather than advance an inch it is better to retreat a yard.” This is called going forward without advancing, pushing back without … Continue reading

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Content and Accepting

Whoever relies on the Tao in governing men doesn’t try to force issues or defeat enemies by force of arms. For every force there is a counterforce. Violence, even well intentioned, always rebounds upon oneself. The Master does his job … Continue reading

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Abraham, Isaac and God

Some time later God tested Abraham. He said to him, “Abraham!” “Here I am,” he replied. Then God said, “Take your son, your only son, whom you love—Isaac—and go to the region of Moriah. Sacrifice him there as a burnt … Continue reading

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Bear No Resentment

Stop thinking, and end your problems. What difference between yes and no? What difference between success and failure? Must you value what others value, avoid what others avoid? How ridiculous! Other people are excited, as though they were at a … Continue reading

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Love Unplugged

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 you don’t trust the people, you make … Continue reading

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Source and Love

Look, and it can’t be seen. Listen, and it can’t be heard. Reach, and it can’t be grasped. Above, it isn’t bright. Below, it isn’t dark. Seamless, unnamable, it returns to the realm of nothing. Form that includes all forms, … Continue reading

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