Today: “Be content with yourself.  Do not strive to be anything else.” – From the I Ching

Be content with yourself.  Do not strive to be anything else.  Let your life flow in service.

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Tao Te Ching – Verse 48
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Tao Te Ching – Verse 80 – If a country is governed wisely, its inhabitants will be content

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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.
Since they dearly love their homes,
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Today: – ”With steady, constant purpose, be content with small successes. ” – a reading from the I Ching

With steady, constant purpose, be content with small successes.  No need for sweeping gestures.  Act with modesty.

Meditation: The Neutral Mind

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Today: One submits and contents himself with waiting. Energy accumulates for a vigorous advance later on. – I Ching

Retreat to a position out of the limelight.  Modesty and conscientious attention to your actions will further your intentions.
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Tao Te Ching – Verse 8 – The supreme good is like water, which nourishes all things without trying to.

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The supreme good is like water,
which nourishes all things without trying to.
It is content with the low places that people disdain.
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Tao Te Ching – Verse 44 – Fame or integrity: which is more important?

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Fame or integrity: which is more important?
Money or happiness: which is more valuable?
Success or failure: which is more destructive?

If you look to others for fulfillment,
you will never truly be fulfilled.
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Today: “Make the best use of every aspect of your wealth and fortune.” – from the I Ching

Make the best use of every aspect of your wealth and fortune.  Keep your inner qualities that brought you to this point.  Don’t squander anything.

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Tao Te Ching – Verse 9

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Tao Te Ching – Verse 37 – The Tao never does anything, yet through it all things are done

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The Tao never does anything,
yet through it all things are done.
If powerful men and women
could center themselves in it,
the whole world would be transformed
by itself, in its natural rhythms.
People would be content
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Today: The shock of a coming storm will raise fear.” – a reading from the I Ching

The shock of a coming storm will raise fear.  It is better not to react to the fear.  Simply mend any vulnerabilities and ride it out.

Meditation: 881026 Removing Fear of the Future

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Today: – ”Adapt, bend, persevere.  Do not lunge headlong into opposition.  Go around.” – a reading from the I Ching

Adapt, bend, persevere.  Do not lunge headlong into opposition.  Go around. That assure success in current matters.

Meditation: LA907 – Kriya for Non-Reaction

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Today: “An era of bellicose relations and defensive posturing is giving way to a peaceful time” – From the I Ching

An era of bellicose relations and defensive posturing is giving way to a peaceful time.  Rather than pursuing the habitual expansion, fall back on your values and rely on your inner circle of friends.  Adopt simplicity.  Embrace spirit rather than … Read the rest

Today: “Step back from engaging your current obstacles.  Allow a new way to emerge.  ” – From the I Ching

Step back from engaging your current obstacles.  Allow a new way to emerge.  Enlist help.  Then keep a low profile.

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“Prosperity is perpetual with people who prefer to be penetrating ” Yogi Bhajan

“Prosperity, prosperity, prosperity is perpetual with people who prefer to be penetrating, prepared and purposeful. But prosperity only comes to those who are trustworthy, those who deliver and those who are content and consistent. Basically, it boils down to commitment. … Read the rest

Today: “Know the distinction between your inner wealth and outer wealth.” – from the I Ching

Know the distinction between your inner wealth and outer wealth.  Your awareness of inner wealth will ensure a balance between the two.

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Tao Te Ching – Verse 10

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