December 12th, 2010

Tao Te Ching, Chapter 26- Meditation on Roots

To be light on your feet,
you need a steady mind.
If your body is active,
your mind should be relaxed.

A Master can travel long distances
and still see everything she owns.
She may be surrounded by beauty
but she isn't caught up in it.

Why run around thoughtlessly?
If you act lightly,
you lose your bearings.
If you act recklessly,
you lose your self-control.

           Beatrice Tao

Daily Tao - October 9th, 2009


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(Oratio)

"The kingdom of God is within you."
all the great teachers say that,
Help me know that!
Help me believe that!
Help me act as though that were the case.
Amen