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.
Therefore the Master steps back
so that people won’t be confused.… Read the rest
“Happiness comes out of contentment, and contentment always comes out of service.” Yogi Bhajan
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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.
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
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.
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
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
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
“A man can be judged from the vibration he makes—the language he speaks and the way he relates to other people. You can pinpoint a person by the way he speaks one sentence. You can know how divine that person … Read the rest
Begin with the truth, live in truth, end with the truth. It’s the only way to come together and renew the flow of willing cooperation in the advancement of happiness and prosperity.
Tao Te Ching – Verse 68
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
“The facts of teachings often are distorted through rituals and time, when people who know those teachings do not live them as their life experience.” Yogi Bhajan
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Understand your relationships. Selfish and contentious behavior has come to such an extreme that progress is paralyzed. Seek a higher view that transcends tribalism.
Those with the means to carry on a selfish agenda are checked only by inevitable consequences. … Read the rest