January 31st, 2013

Tao Te Ching Meditation - Chapter 29: The Universe Is Sacred


29.1 Should you want to take the world,
       and contrive to do so,
       I see you won't manage to finish.
29.2 The most sublime instrument in the world cannot be contrived.
       Those who contrive spoil it;
       those who cling lose it.
29.3 So creatures sometimes go and sometimes follow,
       sometimes puff and sometimes blow,
       are sometimes strong and sometimes weak,
       begin sometime and end sometime;
29.4 Therefore sages remove extremes,
       remove extravagance,
       remove arrogance.

Tao Teh Ching - Cleary Translation

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