The journey of a 1000 miles begins with a single step

The Tao is an empty vessel

The Tao is an empty vessel;
it is used, but never filled.
Blunt the sharpness,
untangle the knot,
soften the glare…

Yield and overcome;
bend and be straight;
empty and be full;
wear out and be new;
have little and gain;
have much and be confused.

~Lao Tsu, Tao Te Ching


2 responses

  1. John Willemsens

    Reblogged this on Advayavada Buddhism.

    April 17, 2015 at 8:47 am

  2. Reblogged this on Gr8fullsoul.

    April 20, 2015 at 6:37 am

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