Tao Te Ching Day 98: Yummy in my Tummy

Thus the governance of the sage: Empties their hearts Fills their bellies Weakens their ambitions Strengthens their bones TTC 3 (Lin) One of my favorite passages from the Tao Te Ching. A full stomach and a heart emptied of desires is like my Friday nights. Does Netflix strengthen ones bones? Anyway, happy 4th. I hopeContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 98: Yummy in my Tummy”

Tao Te Ching day 96: Expect the Unexpectacular 😁.

“They succeed but do not dwell on success.” TTC 2 (Lin) Realizing success is a subjective result it does no good to dwell in it, just as it makes no sense to dwell in failure. Each of these things could be the opposite to another individual so it is best to experience it and thenContinue reading “Tao Te Ching day 96: Expect the Unexpectacular 😁.”

Tao Te Ching Day 95: It’s like a 3D painting.

Difficult and easy bring about each other Long and short reveal each other High and low support each other Music and voice harmonize each other Front and back follow each other TTC 2 (Lin) Two people walk into a bar. The first person asks for a cider drink. The bartender says, cool drink bro. TheContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 95: It’s like a 3D painting.”

Tao Te Ching Day 94: We Human

When the world knows beauty as beauty, ugliness arises When it knows good as good, evil arises Thus being and nonbeing produce each other TTC 2 (Lin) When we experience anything as a specific thing, we create a dualistic world. Can anyone experience life as a happening? If we did experience life as if itContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 94: We Human”

Tao Te Ching Day 93: The Experience

Essence and manifestation emerge as one. The unity of these is the mystery of the Universe. It is the secret to everything. Be in essence with out labeling or naming that which you experience. To do so is to experience oneness with everything. Experience everything as distinct and unique to be filled with wonder. ItContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 93: The Experience”

Tao Te Ching Day 92: Have You Ever Had a Dream

The named is the mother of myriad things Thus, constantly without desire, one observes its essence Constantly with desire, one observes its manifestations TTC 1 (Lin) Having the dreams of a million versions of life I spend the night in trees. I walk the molten pathways of chocolate rivers and dive the depths of endlessContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 92: Have You Ever Had a Dream”

Tao Te Ching Day 91: The Gravity

The Tao that can be spoken is not the eternal Tao The name that can be named is not the eternal name The nameless is the origin of Heaven and Earth. TTC 1 (Lin) We weigh things here on planet Earth. The gravity makes it so. I call it The Gravity, because it asked meContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 91: The Gravity”

Tao Te Ching Day 90: What it says

“True words are not beautiful Beautiful words are not true Those who are good do not debate Those who debate are not good Those who know are not broad of knowledge Those who are broad of knowledge do not know” TTC 81 (Lin) I can not believe I have read and written about the TaoContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 90: What it says”

Tao Te Ching Day 89: Truth

“Sages do not accumulate The more they assist others, the more they possess The more they give to others, the more they gain“ TTC 81 (Lin) I love the Tao Te Ching, because the ultimate universal truth is that in giving we recieve. By emptying are selves we are filled. In helping others we helpContinue reading “Tao Te Ching Day 89: Truth”