Become All That You Are

| The Tao Chapter 50 – My Interpretation | The wise know this: life’s opportunities ought not be analyzed for their validity or slowed for skepticism; instead, surrender  and accept them as contributions to your evolution. Resisting what is becoming is futile. Become with the opportunity, giving your whole self to it. Allow the fullness of…

More, Beyond Your Four

The Tao Chapter 49 – My Interpretation Unspoken, yet universal is our obligation to each other. Embody compassion. Embody integrity. Think beyond yourself. How would you care for your own? Care for others the same. As I read Stephen Mitchell’s translation of the Tao Te Ching daily, I reflect and document my interpretation with the intention of…

You Get What You Expect

The Tao Chapter 46 – My Interpretation Prepare for the worst, and it will come. Plan with fear, and you will meet your expectations. Look for enemies, and you will find them. But, live with the expectation that Providence conspires in your favor, and so it is. As I read Stephen Mitchell’s translation of the Tao Te…

Ingredients for Greatness

The Tao Chapter 44 – My Interpretation Forthrightness, felicity and failure: value their importance for your wellbeing and evolution. Forthrightness yields honor. Felicity yields fulfillment. Failure yields wisdom. With these three, your possibilities for greatness are without end. As I read Stephen Mitchell’s translation of the Tao Te Ching daily, I reflect and document my interpretation with…

 A Path to Greatness

The Tao Chapter 43 – My Interpretation Hold your tongue from professing your greatness. More is accomplished with the presence of your true nature. When pure, your character—who you are, your beingness—will do the work for you. Be great when performing the tasks that you must, and your greatness will be professed. The wise know,…