Tao Te Ching – Verse 80 – If a country is governed wisely, its inhabitants will be content

Tao Te Ching – Verse 80

If a country is governed wisely,
its inhabitants will be content.
They enjoy the labor of their hands
and don’t waste time inventing
labor-saving machines.
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Today: “For every problem there is an answer. No question can exist without the answer being already in it. For instance, ask any question. Question: What is infinity? Answer: Infinity is what.” Yogi Bhajan

“For every problem there is an answer. No question can exist without the answer being already in it. For instance, ask any question. Question: What is infinity? Answer: Infinity is what. The moment you ask what, you are relating something … Read the rest

Today: “Accept gain and loss as the norm.  Find comfort in the good that you and others do.” – from the I Ching

Accept gain and loss as the norm.  Find comfort in the good that you and others do.

Meditation:  Meditation: “Sniff” meditation

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Tao Te Ching – Verse 79 – Failure is an opportunity

Tao Te Ching – Verse 79

Failure is an opportunity.
If you blame someone else,
there is no end to the blame.

Therefore the Master
fulfills her own obligations
and corrects her own mistakes.
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Today: “The attitude of gratitude is the highest way of living, and is the biggest truth, the highest truth.” Yogi Bhajan

“The attitude of gratitude is the highest way of living, and is the biggest truth, the highest truth. You cannot live with applied consciousness until you understand that you have to be grateful for what you have. If you are … Read the rest

Today: “Swift energetic action is better than none with regard to rooting out the corruption that is crippling the social structure.” – from the I Ching

Swift energetic action is better than none with regard to rooting out the corruption that is crippling the social structure.

Meditation:  Meditation: “Sniff” meditation

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Tao Te Ching – Verse 78 – “Nothing in the world is as soft and yielding as water. Yet for dissolving the hard and inflexible, nothing can surpass it.”

Tao Te Ching – Verse  78

Nothing in the world
is as soft and yielding as water.
Yet for dissolving the hard and inflexible,
nothing can surpass it.

The soft overcomes the hard;
the gentle overcomes the rigid.
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Today: “What are you doing on the planet earth? We are here to realize ourselves and nothing more. That’s it.” Yogi Bhajan

“What are you doing on the planet earth? We are here to realize ourselves and nothing more. That’s it.” Yogi Bhajan

Meditation: LA877-19960604 – Self Realization

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Today: “Contentment is golden.  Be grateful for everything.” – from the I Ching

Contentment is golden.  Be grateful for everything.

Meditation:  Musings on Grace and Gratitude

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Tao Te Ching – Verse 75 – When taxes are too high, people go hungry. When the government is too intrusive, people lose their spirit

Tao Te Ching – Verse 75

When taxes are too high,
people go hungry.
When the government is too intrusive,
people lose their spirit.

Act for the people’s benefit.
Trust them; leave them alone.

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Today: “Breaking the barriers of the subconscious mind is the union of the unit consciousness with supreme consciousness” Yogi Bhajan

“Breaking the barriers of the subconscious mind is the union of the unit consciousness with supreme consciousness; you must not have any misunderstanding about yoga. When the conscious mind can break through the barriers of the subconscious block and can … Read the rest

Today: “Your path is strewn with blessings.  You will have everything you need to succeed.” – from the I Ching

Your path is strewn with blessings.  You will have everything you need to succeed.

Meditation:  Meditation: NM0413 – Intuition and the Strength of Excellence

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Tao Te Ching – Verse 74 – If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to.

Tao Te Ching – Verse 74

If you realize that all things change,
there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you aren’t afraid of dying,
there is nothing you can’t achieve.

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Today: “In the spiritual world we are responsible to take the person towards Infinity. ” – Yogi Bhajan

“In the spiritual world we are responsible to take the person towards Infinity. We are responsible to the whole self and to the destiny in the person. That is why we are direct. Our guidance may take one minute or … Read the rest

Today: “We must root out the corruption that surrounds us that has resulted  from blind adherence to conformity,  apathy and indifference.” – from the I Ching

We must root out the corruption that surrounds us that has resulted  from blind adherence to conformity,  apathy and indifference.  Examine remedies carefully so as not to cause reactions to the perceived disruption of the status quo.

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Tao Te Ching – Verse 73 – The Tao is always at ease.

Tao Te Ching – Verse 73

The Tao is always at ease.
It overcomes without competing,
answers without speaking a word,
arrives without being summoned,
accomplishes without a plan.

Its net covers the whole universe.
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