Tao Te Ching – Verse 56 – Those who know don’t talk. Those who talk don’t know.

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Those who know don’t talk.
Those who talk don’t know.
Close your mouth,
block off your senses,
blunt your sharpness,
untie your knots,
soften your glare,
settle your dust.
This is the primal identity.
Be like the Tao.

Today: “those who serve with devotion will go across this world ocean” – Yogi Bhajan

“God guarantees that those who serve with devotion will go across this world ocean.” Yogi Bhajan

 

 

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Today: “Under duress from opposition, you must do what you know you must do” – I Ching

Under duress from opposition, you must do what you know you must do.  Look inside the depths of your self to the infinite wisdom that informs your choices.  Not from stubbornness or even steadfastness, but rather from the simultaneous vision … Read the rest

Tao Te Ching – Verse 55 – He who is in harmony with the Tao is like a newborn child

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He who is in harmony with the Tao
is like a newborn child.
Its bones are soft, its muscles are weak,
but its grip is powerful.
It doesn’t know about the union
of male and female, yet its member can … Read the rest

Today: “The greatest education man has to learn” – Yogi Bhajan

“The greatest education man has to learn is not medical science, not sociology, not chemistry, not biology, not mathematics, but the science of man, the science of self. The science of self and self-awareness is the highest knowledge a man … Read the rest

Today: “Liberate yourself from expectations of others & trying to control them” – I Ching

Liberate yourself from expectations of others and trying to control them.  Liberate yourself from hope itself.

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Tao Te Ching – Verse 54

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Today: I Ching

 

Tao Te Ching – Verse 54 – Whoever is planted in the Tao will not be rooted up

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Whoever is planted in the Tao
will not be rooted up.
Whoever embraces the Tao
will not slip away.
Her name will be held in honor
from generation to generation.

Today: “there is a chance for every man to become a perfect saint” – Yogi Bhajan

“Whether you believe me or not, there is a chance for every man to become a perfect saint. If your mental attitude is perfect and security and calmness is achieved inside, everything, all the material world, will relate to you … Read the rest

Today: “You must confront your obstacles out of duty” – I Ching

You must confront your obstacles out of duty.  This will benefit all.  Then, just wait for the storm to pass.

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Tao Te Ching – Verse 53

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Today: I Ching

 

Tao Te Ching – Verse 53 – The great Way is easy, yet people prefer the side paths

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The great Way is easy,
yet people prefer the side paths.
Be aware when things are out of balance.
Stay centered within the Tao.

Today: “Without labor one never understands the master within himself” – Yogi Bhajan

“Without labor one never understands the master within himself.” Yogi Bhajan

 

 

 

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Today: “Go to the silence within you” – I Ching

Go to the silence within you.  Shuniya.  Remain there.  You will know when to act and see what you need to do.

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Tao Te Ching – Verse 52

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Today: I Ching

 

Tao Te Ching – Verse 52 – In the beginning was the Tao. All things issue from it; all things return to it.

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In the beginning was the Tao.
All things issue from it;
all things return to it.

To find the origin,
trace back the manifestations.
When you recognize the children
and find the mother,
you will be free of sorrow.… Read the rest

Today: “One thing you cannot copy is the soul of another person” – Yogi Bhajan

“One thing you cannot copy and that is the soul of another person or the spirit of another person. It is the spirit in you that matters.” Yogi Bhajan

 

 

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