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411, 2020

A Delicate Balance: The Tao Te Ching/ Verse Seven

November 4, 2020|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Tao Te Ching: Verse Seven Heaven and Earth are everlasting The reason Heaven and Earth can last forever Is that they do not exist for themselves Thus they can last forever Therefore the sages: Place themselves last but end up in front Are outside of themselves and yet survive [...]

2402, 2012

A Delicate Balance: The Tao Te Ching/ Verse Nine

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

The Tao Te Ching: Verse Nine Holding a cup and overfilling itCannot be as good as stopping shortPounding a blade and sharpening itCannot be kept for long Gold and jade fill up the roomNo one is able to protect themWealth and position bring arroganceAnd leave disasters upon oneself When achievement [...]

1902, 2012

The Delicate Balance: The Tao Te Ching/ Verse Eight

February 19, 2012|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The highest goodness resembles water Water greatly benefits myriad things without contention It stays in places that people dislike Therefore it is similar to the Tao Dwelling with the right location Feeling with great depth Giving with great kindness Speaking with great integrity Governing with great administration Handling with great [...]

1102, 2012

A Delicate Balance: The Tao Te Ching/ Verse Seven

February 11, 2012|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Tao Te Ching: Verse Seven Heaven and Earth are everlasting The reason Heaven and Earth can last forever Is that they do not exist for themselves Thus they can last forever Therefore the sages: Place themselves last but end up in front Are outside of themselves and yet survive [...]

502, 2012

The Delicate Balance: The Tao Te Ching/ Verse Six

February 5, 2012|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The valley spirit, undying Is called the Mystic Female The gate of the Mystic Female Is called the root of Heaven and Earth It flows continuously, barely perceptible Utilize it; it is never exhausted                                                                  Lao Tzu Lao Tzu has stated in previous verses that the Tao is [...]

2801, 2012

A Delicate Balance: The Tao Te Ching/ Verse Five

January 28, 2012|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

The Tao Te Ching: Verse Five Heaven and Earth are impartialThey regard myriad things as straw dogsThe sages are impartialThey regard people as straw dogs The space between Heaven and EarthIs it not like a bellows?Empty, and yet never exhaustedIt moves, and produces more Too many words hasten failureCannot compare [...]

2101, 2012

A Delicate Balance: The Tao Te Ching/ Verse Four

January 21, 2012|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Tao Te Ching: Verse Four The Tao is empty When utilized; it is not filled up So deep! It seems to be the source of all things It blunts the sharpness Unravels the knots Dims the glare Mixes the dusts So indistinct! It seems to exist I do not [...]

1601, 2012

A Delicate Balance: The Tao Te Ching/ Verse Three

January 16, 2012|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Tao Te Ching: Verse Three Do not glorify the achievers so the people will not squabbleDo not treasure goods that are hard to obtain So the people will not become thieves do not show the desired thingsSo their hearts will not be confused thus the governance of the sage: [...]

1101, 2012

A Delicate Balance: The Tao Te Ching/ Verse Two

January 11, 2012|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

  The Tao Te Ching: Verse Two When the world knows beauty as beauty, ugliness arisesWhen it knows good as good, evil arisesThus being and non-being produce each otherDifficult and easy bring about each otherLong and short reveal each otherHigh and low support each otherMusic and voice harmonize each otherFront [...]

501, 2012

A Delicate Balance: The Tao Te Ching/Verse One

January 5, 2012|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Tao that can be spoken is not the eternal Tao The name that can be named is not the eternal name The nameless is the origin of Heaven and Earth The named is the mother of myriad things Thus, constantly without desire, one observes its essence Constantly with desire, [...]

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