October 7th, 2012

Mystery, Compassion, Moderation, Modesty

Everywhere I go, people tell me,
"Tao is so powerful, so immense,
it's inconceivable!"

But it's only powerful
because it's inconceivable.
If we could wrap our minds around it,
Tao would be just another thing.

The three most important qualities in life
are compassion,
or showing kindness and mercy to others,
or knowing what a thing is worth,
and modesty,
or knowing your place in the world.....

     From the Tao Te Ching, Chapter 67 (The Beatrice Tao)

Daily Tao - October 7th, 2012

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