Tao Te Ching – Verse 74 – If you realize that all things change, there is nothing you will try to hold on to.

Tao Te Ching – Verse 74

If you realize that all things change,
there is nothing you will try to hold on to.
If you aren’t afraid of dying,
there is nothing you can’t achieve.

Trying to control the future… Read the rest

Today: “Nobody should meditate and chant except for realization of self.” Yogi Bhajan

“Nobody should meditate and chant except for realization of self. Your self is very precious. If you want to experience the infinite consciousness, which is God, you can only experience that through the self.” Yogi Bhajan

Meditation: KYB117-19860822 – Achieve Read the rest

Today: “It’s time to contemplate.  Extend your perception and assess the consequences of all your past and potential actions.” – from the I Ching

It’s time to contemplate.  Extend your perception and assess the consequences of all your past and potential actions.  Find how best to serve your family.

Meditation: 771201 – Three Minute Meditation – For a Meditative Mind

A reading for the … Read the rest

Tao Te Ching – Verse 73 – The Tao is always at ease.

Tao Te Ching – Verse 73

The Tao is always at ease.
It overcomes without competing,
answers without speaking a word,
arrives without being summoned,
accomplishes without a plan.

Its net covers the whole universe.
And though its meshes are … Read the rest

Today: “If you are not aware of someone else, then in reality you are not aware of yourself.” Yogi Bhajan

“If you are not aware of someone else, then in reality you are not aware of yourself.” Yogi Bhajan

Meditation: Know the Psyche of the Other

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Today: “Devise fresh and creative means to solve problems.  Do not rely on the way things have always been done.” – from the I Ching

Devise fresh and creative means to solve problems.  It is a novel time that requires novel solutions.  Do not rely on the way things have always been done.  Also, do not accept a quick fix out of desperation, for which … Read the rest

Tao Te Ching – Verse 72 – When they lose their sense of awe, people turn to religion. When they no longer trust themselves, they begin to depend upon authority.

Tao Te Ching – Verse 72

When they lose their sense of awe,
people turn to religion.
When they no longer trust themselves,
they begin to depend upon authority.

Therefore the Master steps back
so that people won’t be confused.… Read the rest

Today: “Happiness comes out of contentment, and contentment always comes out of service.” – Yogi Bhajan

“Happiness comes out of contentment, and contentment always comes out of service.” Yogi Bhajan

Meditation: NM0414-20010905 – Correcting the Sensory System

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Today: “There is no roadmap for our climbing out of the hole our leaders have dug for us, whom we have enabled over time.” – from the I Ching

There is no roadmap for our climbing out of the hole our leaders have dug for us, whom we have enabled over time.  Shake off apathy.  Put aside rage.  We must learn to navigate through conscientious attention to the details.  … Read the rest

Tao Te Ching – Verse 71 – Not-knowing is true knowledge. Presuming to know is a disease.

Tao Te Ching – Verse 71

Not-knowing is true knowledge.
Presuming to know is a disease.
First realize that you are sick;
then you can move toward health.

The Master is her own physician.
She has healed herself of all … Read the rest

Today: “If you can remember that you are a part of infinity, then no wrong can happen to you.” – Yogi Bhajan

“If you can remember that you are a part of infinity, then no wrong can happen to you.” Yogi Bhajan

Meditation: NM335 – A00111 Connect Up to Infinity

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Today: “Now is an opportunity for rebirth.  Everyone who sees the truth must follow its path. Make it yours. Do not rely on the consensus of the deluded or ill informed.  No one owns the truth.  It just is.  It is its own reward.” – from the I Ching

Now is an opportunity for rebirth.  Everyone who sees the truth must follow its path.  Make it yours.  Do not rely on the consensus of the deluded or ill informed.  No one owns the truth.  It just is.  It is … Read the rest

Tao Te Ching – Verse 70 – My teachings are easy to understand and easy to put into practice.

Tao Te Ching – Verse 70

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

Today: “The one yoga of all yoga is married life; a deep understanding of a woman, a deep understanding of a man…” – Yogi Bhajan

“The one yoga of all yoga is married life; a deep understanding of a woman, a deep understanding of a man, a deep understanding of human relationship, coordination, togetherness, coziness of the self and the relationship.” Yogi Bhajan

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Today: “True leadership demands leading by one’s example.” – from the I Ching

True leadership demands leading by one’s example.  The current situation is very promising as long as it does not lead to complacency and distraction from what is most important.  A balance must be attained as to the relative importance of … Read the rest

Tao Te Ching – Verse 69 – Rather than make the first move it is better to wait and see.

Tao Te Ching – Verse 69

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