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The big dry country

Gravity is the root of grace,
The mainstay of all speed.
A traveler of true means, whatever the day’s pace,
Remembers the provision-van . . . 53 mots de plus

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Gravity and grace

Gravity is the root of grace,
The mainstay of all speed.

(The way of life, Witter Bynner translation, Chapter 26)

This chapter is about not running away with oneself.   32 mots de plus

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to know what endures

Peace: to accept what must be, to know what endures.

To know what endures is to be openhearted …

Photographs – autumn beach

Quotes – Chapter 16, Returning to the Root.   12 mots de plus

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Dream aunt Dao

In the dream my yoga teacher is showing me an excersize book with a colour crayon background, and written by a child, perhaps a niece.  The child has rewritten the Tao te Ching with a ball point pen, with the « sound man », « ruler », « sage » replaced with the aunt, or perhaps « the good aunt ». 71 mots de plus

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High summer railway flowers

« Who can by stillness, little by little

make what is troubled grow clear?

Who can by movement, little by little

make what is still grow quick? 35 mots de plus

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Depending on dandelions

I was once told, by someone for whom it was a reality, that there are seven plants which,  together,  keep the universe from unraveling.  I do not know the other six, so over time I take it almost for reality that it is the dandelion that keeps the universe from unraveling. 133 mots de plus

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