Tao Te Ching Day 30: The Journey So Far

Hello to all you wonderful readers out there. Today is the 30th day of my study and full absorption into the Tao Te Ching. I wanted to take this time to catch up on lessons learned thus far and how I have been affected by studying and digesting this material everyday for 30 days. FirstContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 30: The Journey So Far”

Tao Te Ching Day 25: Living Through Suffering

“Favor and disgrace make one fearful The greatest misfortune is the self…” TTC 13 Lin I am suffering today. All my expectations about this week have slowly eroded to a heaping pile of rubble as my body has completely given up on me. I am in suffering at this moment. I see it as suchContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 25: Living Through Suffering”

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 14: The Holographic Universe

Therefore, Tao is great, and heaven, and earth, and humans. Four great things in the world aren’t humans one of them? TTC- chp. 25 (Addiss & Lombardo) There are four great things, Tao followed by Heaven, followed by Earth, followed by humans. Humans are sovereign and follow Earth. Earth follows heaven, heaven follows Tao, TaoContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 14: The Holographic Universe”

Tao Te Ching Day 13: Arrogance

Those who are on tiptoes cannot stand. Those who straddle cannot walk. Those who flaunt themselves are not clear.” TTC- chp. 24 (Derek Lin) The opposite of humility is arrogance and the Tao Te Ching does not mince words about living arrogantly. I have lived a life of trying to find a way to onlyContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 13: Arrogance”