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Those who stand on tiptoes do not stand firmly. Those with long strides do not walk comfortably. Those with loud opinions never get heard. Those showing off do not shine. No one sees the conceited as worthy. From the point of view of the way all the above are … More Daodejing 24
I tend to get it from both sides when I talk about spiritual practice: many of my fellow skeptics blanch at the word “spiritual.” And many Buddhists, Hindus, Christians, Sufis, and what-have-yous seem to think that rationality and spiritual practice are at loggerheads. But humanists value connectedness and experience wonder just like everyone else. As … More Spiritual Practice for Skeptics
Here’s what I hear: You want to be Authentic and all. (Here’s to too much Time spent at the Baggage claim in Too many airports.) Here is what I learned: You can take the dark With you— It’s portable. But light, That slips away, Planted as it is In an effervescence Often even Considered real.
By nature we speak few words— after all, high winds don’t last all morning; a downpour does not fall all day. Why? Because even the earth, even the sky, can’t stay violent long. When we study the way of the creative universe, those pursuing it agree with us, and those practicing it agree with us, … More Daodejing 23