Cultivate discipline and simplicity. Not relying on external structures to validate your communications or even your existence, just be yourself. It takes discipline to develop yourself and not go chasing after the latest trends promulgated by the “influencers”.
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
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.… 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
Throw away holiness and wisdom,
and people will be a hundred times happier.
Throw away morality and justice,
and people will do the right thing.
Throw away industry and profit,
and there won’t be … 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