Adopt an attitude of simplicity. Serve where it is needed. In so doing, you do not deprive yourself nor compromise your dignity. Abandon mindless consumption in favor of a judicious application of your faculties toward your own nourishment and care … Read the rest
Self denial is estrangement from God. Praying to a distant God does little to satisfy one’s need to exist in one’s own self. The forms are at best harmless until you internalize them. Empty yourself so the universe can come … Read the rest
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
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
with … Read the rest
Nourish yourself and others in the proper way. Do not depend on receiving nourishment from others in lieu of providing for yourself. There is no shame in experiencing lean times as long as you are attentive to addressing the needs … Read the rest