Essential Goodness

407, 2012

The Tao Te Ching: Verse Forty-Two

July 4, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Tao produces one One produces two Two produce three Three produce myriad things Myriad things, backed by yin and embracing yang Achieve harmony by integrating their energy What the people dislike Are alone, bereft, and unworthy But the rulers call themselves with these terms So with all things Appear to [...]

2306, 2012

The Tao Te Ching: Verse Thirty-Eight

June 23, 2012|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

High virtue is not virtuous, therefore it has virtue Low virtue never loses virtue, therefore it has no virtue High virtue takes no contrived action and acts without agenda Low virtue takes contrived action  and acts with agenda High benevolence takes contrived action and acts without agenda High righteousness takes [...]

2405, 2012

A Delicate Balance: The Tao Te Ching/ Verse Twenty-Eight

May 24, 2012|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A Delicate Balance: The Tao Te Ching: Verse Twenty-Eight Know the masculine, hold to the feminine Be the watercourse of the world Being the watercourse of the world The eternal virtue does not depart Return to the state of the infant Know the white, hold to the black Be the [...]

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