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Meditation and Mindfulness

Starting with mindfulness, one becomes aware of the world. You become mindful of your thoughts, your feelings, the words you use. It is the beginning to a more purposeful life of understanding and grace. 81 mots de plus

Meditation

The Dao of Now, Part 2

A Dream Within a Dream

Take this kiss upon the brow!
And, in parting from you now,
Thus much let me avow-
You are not wrong, who deem… 555 mots de plus

Beliefs

* Nature's Rhythms

« There is both in Nature and in ourselves, an indissoluble unity of body, mind and spirit. Within this unity, however, there is always the ceaseless interplay of Yin and Yang and the constant flow of the Five Elements in everything that we find around us. 180 mots de plus

Middle Ground

THE ASCENT OF HUMANITY

The Addiction to Control:  The way we relate to the world is written into our most basic mythos, our cosmology, our ontology—belief systems that underlie the superstructures of science and religion. 716 mots de plus

Words

Waxwings ~

Waxwings 

by Robert Francis

Four Tao philosophers as cedar waxwings
chat on a February berry bush
in sun, and I am one.

Such merriment and such sobriety– 52 mots de plus

Photography

The Tao of Doing Less

Many thanks to the California State Poetry Society for publishing the following poem in California Quarterly.

 The Tao of Doing Less

                                                            —Koh Tao, 2012

All night, breezes brush the trees… 129 mots de plus

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