Tao Te Ching Day 10: The Fruit of Uncertainty

I am using multiple translations of the Tao Te Ching in this study and one thing is certain, chapter 21 is like using water vapor to quench thirst after a marathon. “Great Te appears, flowing from Tao. Tao in action- only vague and intangible.” TTC-Chp.21 version translated by Stephen Addiss & Stanley Lombard The versionContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 10: The Fruit of Uncertainty”

Tao Te Ching Day 8: Letting Go

“Gold and jade fill up the room, no one is able to protect them. Wealth and position bring arrogance, and leave disasters upon oneself?” Tao Te Ching- Chp. 9 This passage has been sitting on me all day. I am holding on desperately to the things in my life that I treasure. Like Lao TzuContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 8: Letting Go”

Tao Te Ching Day 7: The Cycle

“Attain the ultimate emptiness, hold on to the truest tranquility. The myriad things are all active, I therefore watch their return.” Tao Te Ching – Chp. 16 The world that we live in is a natural world, full of natural beauty and natural processes. From the tree’s blossoms, to the way a smart phone lightsContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 7: The Cycle”