My beloved friend, LU Wenlong, has been graciously going through Laozi‘s great work with me. He transliterates directly from the Chinese into the English, and then we dialog
#24* A show-off never learns A know-it-all never shines A braggart never achieves A boaster never gets ahead All of this is most unnecessary Seen
#23* Speak rarely like Nature. Typhoons do not blow all morning. Thunderstorms do not last all day. Who makes the typhoon to blow and storm
When the occasion requires, speak mindfully. Be timely, not untimely. Be decisive, not confused. Be gentle, not harsh. Be generous, not miserly. Be compassionate, not
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Source: garyschollmeier.com via Keith Wayne on Pinterest As always, something eye catching from This Beautiful Order, this Embracing Lifeworld, at Master Schollmeier’s blog.