Tao Te Ching Day 23: Fear

Banish Learning, no more grief. Between Yes and No, how much difference? TTC- Chp. 20 (A&L) The illusions of fear seem to always be present, or rather fear seems to always be presenting itself. I have been doing a deep dive into the heart of my fear. Every time fear arises, I sit with it.Continue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 23: Fear”

Tao Te Ching Day 22: Expectations

“At rest is easy to hold. Not yet impossible is easy to plan. Brittle is easy to break. Fine is easy to scatter. TTC – Chp. 64 (Addiss & Lombardo) We come into this world bound. I would like to say that we come in free, but this is not true. The truth is weContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 22: Expectations”

Tao Te Ching Day 21: Alignment

I hurt my neck the other day doing pullups, I didn’t properly warm up and didn’t hav enough rest. At the time it happened, I stopped what I was doing and did something else, then did work to fix my neck. My neck still hurts two days later and this morning, I thought I couldContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 21: Alignment”

Tao Te Ching Day 4: Service (with Audio)

Audio Available Via my Podcast Upon Awakening. Click Link https://anchor.fm/matthew-whiteside/episodes/Tao-Te-Ching-Day-4-Service-euri8r “The highest goodness resembles water, Water greatly benefits myriad things without contention. It stays in places that people dislike. Therefore, it is similar to the Tao.”-Tao Te Ching Ch.8 I am lost today in question of what must I do. My day is a simpleContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 4: Service (with Audio)”

Tao Te Ching Day 2: The Master (with audio link)

The master does not concern them selves with the worrying of the future because they know that every end is a new beginning, and in each new moment is a limitless possibility for the full array of creation.

The Problem We Face

Here it is the reason our world is in chaos. It is not because America is racist. It is not because the cops are racist. It is not because our President is a moron. It is not because there are a ton of oppressed people who cannot get out from under their oppressors boot. It is not a global pandemic. It is not victimize-rs against victims.

Are You Interested in Truth?

Seeking purpose today is my goal, discovering a reason and a need to get out of bed and do something, anything.  Because, unfortunately, I have spent a large portion of my life aimless and without purpose.  Wondering, and depressed, drunken and alone.  So I started writing, I started working on my purpose, I started thisContinue reading “Are You Interested in Truth?”

The Personal Phenomenon of Righteousness

We are human are we not? The imperfect, unpredictable mass of consciousness constantly swirling and stirring up the hornets nest that is reality. It is interesting that as this imperfect form we can stand to be so self-righteous in our own thoughts and actions as if there truly is a perfect way to be andContinue reading “The Personal Phenomenon of Righteousness”