what is joy?

what is joy?joyis to be eclipsedin who you arenowand forever.it is to let downyour weaknessand let downyour strengthand find yourselfat homein everything. Jinghai, Yu. A Scatter of Light in the Summer Sky: Poems of the Tao

Caterpillars and Polliwogs

Caterpillars weave cocoons, polliwogs form from cells; eventually the cocoons break open to produce moths, the cells develop to produce frogs. What I realize as I observe this is the Tao of liberative transformation of the spiritual embryo. Those who cultivate reality assemble the five forces, join the hundred spirits, merge with the ultimate; one… Continue reading Caterpillars and Polliwogs

The Crane and the Tortoise

The crane is good at nurturing the spirit, so it lives for a thousand years. The tortoise is good at nurturing energy, so it can survive a century without food. What I realize as I observe this is the Tao of prolonging life. If people are able to humbly lower themselves, to be yielding, plain,… Continue reading The Crane and the Tortoise