-Tao Te Ching ch. 8-9


The supreme good is like water, which nourishes all things without trying to. It is content with the low places that people disdain. Thus it is like the Great Way.


In dwelling, live close to the ground. In thinking, keep to the simple. In conflict, be fair and generous. In governing, don't try to control.

Yosemite Valley

Yosemite Valley

In work, do what you enjoy. In family life, be completely present. When you are content to be simply yourself and don't compare or compete, everybody will respect you.


Fill your bowl to the brim and it will spill. Keep sharpening your knife and it will blunt.

Miami Beach clouds turquoise water

Chase after money and security and your heart will never unclench. McGrath State Beach Sunset


Care about people's approval

and you will be their prisoner.

Yosemite waterfall

Do your work, then step back. The only path to serenity. -Tao Te Ching ch. 8-9


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