Recognize the gifts of grace bestowed upon you. Drop unnecessary attachments. Live with what you need.
See previous reading
See related posts
My teachings are easy to understand
and easy to put into practice.
Yet your intellect will never grasp them,
and if you try to practice them, you’ll fail.
My teachings are older than the … Read the rest
Keep adjusting your course. There is no shame in realizing poor choices and admitting them, especially to yourself. Refine your intuition.
See … Read the rest
The generals have a saying:
“Rather than make the first move
it is better to wait and see.
Rather than advance an inch
it is better to retreat a yard.”
This is called
going … Read the rest
“All these faculties as a Teacher will come to you, because you will also understand what the desire is, what the prayer is, and what the fulfillment is. They’re asking you to augment. Money is not a situation. Money is … Read the rest
The best athlete
wants his opponent at his best.
The best general
enters the mind of his enemy.
The best businessman
serves the communal good.
The best leader
follows the will of the people.… Read the rest
Some say that my teaching is nonsense.
Others call it lofty but impractical.
But to those who have looked inside themselves,
this nonsense makes perfect sense.
And to those who put it into practice,… Read the rest
“When you teach, you must teach with confrontation, not by stimulation. When you teach by stimulation, doubts keep floating. But when you teach by confrontation, it is an either/or situation. In that situation at least doubt is dispelled. That’s the … Read the rest
All streams flow to the sea
because it is lower than they are.
Humility gives it its power.
If you want to govern the people,
you must place yourself below them.
If you want … Read the rest
“People are afraid, because when you hear the truth, you also get exposed to your own lies. You don’t want to hear that. All right, it is a choice. Don’t hear it now. One day time will tell you in … Read the rest