- Avoiding Envy
- The Yin Yang Symbol and You
- Achieving Mindfulness
- Unlearning in Taoism
- How Taoists Practice Their Beliefs
- Maintaining Silence
- Right and Wrong for Taoists
- Taoists and Attachment
- The Vinegar Tasters
- Taoists Don’t Believe in Karma
- What Happens to a Taoist After Death?
- Minimalism and the Tao
- Taoists are like water
- When the Student is Ready, the Master Appears
- A Taoist Defines Tranquility
- Taoist Turtle in the Mud
- Quote: Tattoo
- Finding Tranquility
- The Single Greatest Benefit of Meditating
- Why Taoists meditate
Tao Te Ching – Chapter 41
When a superior person hears of the Tao, she immediately begins to embody it.
When an average man hears of the Tao, he half believes and half doubts in its presence.
When a foolish man hears of the Tao, he laughs out loud.
If he didn’t laugh, it wouldn’t be the Tao.
Author Archives: Leigh
In addition to avoiding feelings of envy within ourselves, we have a greater responsibility as developed people of Tao to address how our possessions, wealth, or attributes arouse feelings of jealousy in others. Continue reading
Concentration, focus and persistence is not part of the modern way and every part of our advertising-driven society is fighting for your attention. Fight back against the distractions to ensure an existence that embraces the here and now. Continue reading
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So how does a Taoist practice his or her belief system? By constantly refining the self. Continue reading
Humanity is struggling with the value of silence these days, given that we have a vast audience provided on the Internet. Continue reading
We like to label right and wrong (especially when we are passing judgment on others) but we know in naming one we create the other. Continue reading
We can allow ourselves a moderate amount of attachment, especially worthwhile bonds like those we have to other people. As a Taoist you are a refined individual and you can handle some suffering. Continue reading
From this, you can decide how you want to taste the world. Will you find it sour, bitter, or pleasantly sweet? Continue reading