Thought for the Week 6-9th June

'The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step'

Lao Tzu

"Lao-Tzu was a Chinese philosopher. He pointed to us the value of gentleness.  Contrary to common belief, the Yin principle, as softness and pliability, is to be associated with life and survival.  Because he can yield, a man can survive.  In contrast, the Yang principle which is assumed to be rigorous and hard, makes a man break under pressure.  Notice that the stiffest tree is most easily cracked, while the bamboo or willow survive by bending with the wind."

 Taoist Meditation

Close your eyes and you will see clearly.  Cease to listen and you will hear Truth.

Be silent and your heart will sing.  Seek no contacts and you will find union.

Be still and you will move forward on the tide of the spirit.

Be gentle and you will need no strength.  Be patient and you will achieve all things.

Be humble and you will remain entire.  Stop thinking and you will end problems.