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The soft  overcomes the hard  in the world as a gentle rider  controls a galloping  horse.     That  without substance  can penetrate where  there is no  space.     By  these I know  the benefit of non-action.  Teaching without words, working  without actions — nothing  in the world can  compare with  them.     /  The Tao te Ching of Lao Tzu,  Chapter 43 / http://brianbrownewalker.com/2014/12/29/the-soft-overcomes-the-hard-in-the-world/ #tao #zen #soft #life

The soft overcomes the hard in the world as a gentle rider controls a galloping horse. That without substance can penetrate where there is no space. By these I know the benefit of non-action. Teaching without words, working without actions — nothing in the world can compare with them. / The Tao te Ching of Lao Tzu, Chapter 43 / http://brianbrownewalker.com/2014/12/29/the-soft-overcomes-the-hard-in-the-world/ #tao #zen #soft #life

When  the world practices  Tao, horses fertilize the fields.  When the world ignores  Tao, horses are bred  for war.     There is  no greater calamity than  desire, no greater curse than greed.  Know that enough is enough,  and you’ll always...   /   from The Tao te Ching of Lao Tzu,  Chapter 46 /  http://brianbrownewalker.com/2014/07/07/there-is-no-greater-calamity-than-desire-no-greater-curse-than-greed-tao-te-ching-of-lao-tzu-chapter-46/

When the world practices Tao, horses fertilize the fields. When the world ignores Tao, horses are bred for war. There is no greater calamity than desire, no greater curse than greed. Know that enough is enough, and you’ll always... / from The Tao te Ching of Lao Tzu, Chapter 46 / http://brianbrownewalker.com/2014/07/07/there-is-no-greater-calamity-than-desire-no-greater-curse-than-greed-tao-te-ching-of-lao-tzu-chapter-46/

Allow yourself to yield, and you can stay centered.  Allow yourself to bend, and you will stay straight.  Allow yourself to be empty, and you'll get filled up.  Allow yourself to be exhausted, and you'll be renewed. / from The Tao te Ching of Lao Tzu,  Chapter 22 / http://brianbrownewalker.com/2013/05/19/from-the-tao-te-ching-of-lao-tzu-chapter-22-2/

Allow yourself to yield, and you can stay centered. Allow yourself to bend, and you will stay straight. Allow yourself to be empty, and you'll get filled up. Allow yourself to be exhausted, and you'll be renewed. / from The Tao te Ching of Lao Tzu, Chapter 22 / http://brianbrownewalker.com/2013/05/19/from-the-tao-te-ching-of-lao-tzu-chapter-22-2/

Let the people’s  responsibilities be few enough that  they may remember them by knotting a string.  Let them enjoy their food, be content with their clothes,  be satisfied with...     /  The Tao te Ching of Lao Tzu,  Chapter 80 / http://brianbrownewalker.com/2014/06/21/are-your-responsibilities-few-enough-that-you-can-remember-them-by-knotting-a-string/

Let the people’s responsibilities be few enough that they may remember them by knotting a string. Let them enjoy their food, be content with their clothes, be satisfied with... / The Tao te Ching of Lao Tzu, Chapter 80 / http://brianbrownewalker.com/2014/06/21/are-your-responsibilities-few-enough-that-you-can-remember-them-by-knotting-a-string/

In conflict  it is better to be receptive  than aggressive, better to retreat a  foot than advance an inch. This is called  moving ahead without advancing,  capturing the enemy  without attacking  him.      /   from The Tao te Ching of Lao Tzu,  Chapter 69   /   http://brianbrownewalker.com/2013/03/05/from-the-tao-te-ching-of-lao-tzu-chapter-69/

In conflict it is better to be receptive than aggressive, better to retreat a foot than advance an inch. This is called moving ahead without advancing, capturing the enemy without attacking him. / from The Tao te Ching of Lao Tzu, Chapter 69 / http://brianbrownewalker.com/2013/03/05/from-the-tao-te-ching-of-lao-tzu-chapter-69/

“Therefore the sage does what is right without acting righteous, points without piercing, straightens without straining, enlightens without dazzling..." from The Tao te Ching of Lao Tzu, Chapter 58 http://brianbrownewalker.com/page/54/

“Therefore the sage does what is right without acting righteous, points without piercing, straightens without straining, enlightens without dazzling..." from The Tao te Ching of Lao Tzu, Chapter 58 http://brianbrownewalker.com/page/54/

…To know  honor and yet keep  to humility is to be the valley  for the world. Being the valley for  the world, rich with the primal  power of Tao, you return once  again to simplicity,  like uncarved  wood.    Allow Tao  to carve you into  a vessel  for Tao. Then  you can serve the  world without  mutilating  it.     / from The Tao te Ching of Lao Tzu,  Chapter 28 / http://brianbrownewalker.com/2012/11/14/from-the-tao-te-ching-of-lao-tzu-chapter-28/

…To know honor and yet keep to humility is to be the valley for the world. Being the valley for the world, rich with the primal power of Tao, you return once again to simplicity, like uncarved wood. Allow Tao to carve you into a vessel for Tao. Then you can serve the world without mutilating it. / from The Tao te Ching of Lao Tzu, Chapter 28 / http://brianbrownewalker.com/2012/11/14/from-the-tao-te-ching-of-lao-tzu-chapter-28/

Photo taken in Elena Gallegos Grant, Albuquerque, NM, USA

Photo taken in Elena Gallegos Grant, Albuquerque, NM, USA

A village boy holds a traditional handmade umbrella as he keeps watch over cattle grazing in the field on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar, India

Daily Life: April 2013

A village boy holds a traditional handmade umbrella as he keeps watch over cattle grazing in the field on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar, India

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