April 17, 2014

By not wanting, there is calm, and the world will straighten itself - Lao Tzu

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April 17, 2014

The Way is always uncontrived, yet there’s nothing it doesn’t do. If lords and monarchs could keep to it, all beings would evolve spontaneously - Lao Tzu

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April 17, 2014

You cannot open a book without learning something - Confucius

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April 16, 2014

How does god look? Once you see god, you will see that same face on every person you meet - Deng Ming-Dao

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April 16, 2014

Knowing god is the source of compassion in our lives. We realize that our separation from others is artificial. We are neither separate from other people nor from Tao. It is only our own egotism that leads us to define ourselves as individuals. In fact, a direct experience of god is a direct experience of the utter universality of life. If we allow it to change our way of thinking, we will understand our essential oneness with all things - Deng Ming-Dao

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April 16, 2014

Your attitude toward your god will be different than anyone else’s god

April 15, 2014

Holiness is not about scientific objectivity. It is about a deep and clear recognition of the true nature of life - Deng Ming-Dao

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April 15, 2014

The true god has no face. The true Tao has no name. But we cannot identify with that until we are of a very high level of insight. Until then, the gods with faces and the Tao with names are still more worthy of veneration and study than the illusions of the world - Deng Ming-Dao

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April 15, 2014

Once you’ve seen the face of god, You see that same face on everyone you meet - Deng Ming-Dao

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April 5, 2014

The penetrating quality of the wind depends upon its ceaselessness. This is what makes it so powerful; time is its instrument. In the same way the ruler’s thought should penetrate the soul of the people. This too requires a lasting influence brought about by enlightenment and command. Only when the command has been assimilated by the people is action in accordance with it possible. Action without preparation of the ground only frightens and repels - Wilhelm/Baynes I-Ching

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April 4, 2014

Good and bad fortune, life and death, are directly connected to the internal or external use of awareness . Therefore enlightened people cut off externals to govern the internal , while petty people strive for externals and thereby lose the internal - Liu I-Ming

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April 4, 2014

Who accepts nature’s flow becomes all-cherishing; Being all-cherishing he becomes impartial; Being impartial he becomes magnanimous; Being magnanimous he becomes natural; Being natural he becomes one with the Way; Being one with the Way he becomes immortal: Though his body will decay, the Way will not - Lao Tzu

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April 4, 2014

Empty the self completely; Embrace perfect peace. The world will rise and move; Watch it return to rest. All the flourishing things Will return to their source. This return is peaceful; It is the flow of nature, An eternal decay and renewal. Accepting this brings enlightenment, Ignoring this brings misery - Lao Tzu

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March 28, 2014

Wherever you go, go with all your heart - Confucius

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March 28, 2014

There is no greater calamity than desire, no greater curse than greed - Lao Tzu

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