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And This Too Shall Pass

. . . Bears No Resentment You Long For the Light You pray earnestly for your problems to be removed; you long for the light and for wonderful spiritual ecstasy. But can you not see that it is only through … Continue reading

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The Supreme Virtue

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 until you see nothing but the light? Can you … Continue reading

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Viewpoint

Nothing in the world is as soft and yielding as water. Yet for dissolving the hard and inflexible, nothing can surpass it. The soft overcomes the hard; the gentle overcomes the rigid. Everyone knows this is true, but few can … Continue reading

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Thoughts Words Action

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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Appreciation and Prosperity

Men are born soft and supple; dead, they are stiff and hard. Plants are born tender and pliant; dead, they are brittle and dry. Thus whoever is stiff and inflexible is a disciple of death. Whoever is soft and yielding … Continue reading

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Celebrate Diversity

The Tao never does anything, yet through it all things are done. If powerful men and women could center themselves in it, the whole world would be transformed by itself, in its natural rhythms. People would be content with their … Continue reading

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Awe and Trust

When they lose their sense of awe, people turn to religion. When they no longer trust themselves, they begin to depend upon authority. Therefore the Master steps back so that people won’t be confused. He teaches without a teaching, so … Continue reading

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