sunset in winter
Fiery sunset in Waterlogue


Movement is necessary to overcome the cold,

But when excessive movement threatens to set the world aflame,

Cool stillness will bring things back to order.*


Wise words for the ever changing weather outside and within us all.


* Braun Jr., John; Tzu, Lao; von Bargen, Julian; Warkentin, David (2012-12-02). Tao Te Ching (Kindle Locations 632-634). . Kindle Edition.

16 comments on “* Tao Wisdom ☯ – fire and stillness

  1. What a cool post, Val!

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  2. read these words, over, and over

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  3. Wise words indeed…thanks, Val!


  4. Yin/Yang ~> Hot/Cold, Movement/Stillness, Activity/Rest, Day/Night.
    To balance!

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  5. Wonderful! And I love the painting!


  6. Love this, Val. Thanks.

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  7. Love the picture Val and the words. Beautiful.

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  8. So true. Living some of that now 🙂

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  9. Tao brings us home.

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  10. A good reminder… 🙂


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