Tag: Tao

Inspiration – the Source

I came across this translation of the Tao Te Ching by Stephen Mitchell, and am really enjoying the fresh language and approach to the wisdom of Lao Tzu. A part of me also wonders, could it be that I have changed over time, and…

More Yin and Less Yang

We live in an active, alert and agitated Yang dominated world. I’ve been noticing how people respond differently to this in WordPress. The Yang aspects of ourselves want to acknowledge and state our position in order to lead or enlighten others. The Yin or…

Inspiration – Knowing

This repost just about sums it up for me today. Its one of my favorite passages from the Tao Te Ching. “Knowing the world is intelligent. Knowing yourself is enlightenment. Bending the world to your will takes force. Willing yourself to bend is true…

Tao Wisdom – Vision

Words worth pausing with today. The person who uses only the vision of his eyes is conditioned purely by what he sees. But itโ€™s the intuition of the spirit that perceives reality. The wise have known for a long time that what we know…

Coming from Yin

I took this photo yesterday morning after breakfast, as Don was enjoying his coffee along with birdsong, rustles of the leaves and a slowly rising and warming sun. (If you zoom in, I’m sure you will see a contented smile on his face) Finding…

Potter and Space

The potter knows she plays with clay but works with space, For the use of the bowl is its empty space. It is the same with the room, Made whole by the emptiness between the walls. Remember that something is not everything. Nothing is…

Your Choice

  “One side of a ridge is cold and foggy, The other side is hot and dry. Just be choosing where you stand, You alter your destiny.” ~ Deng Ming-Dao Tao Meditations   We make choices every minute that create the pattern of our…

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