Friday, July 29, 2005

How does the sea become the king of all streams?
Because it lies lower than they!...

Therefore, the Sage reigns over the people by humbling himself in speech;
Abd lead the people by putting himself behind.

Thus it is that when a Sage stands above the people,
they do not feel the heaviness of his weight.

(Wu, 66)
Tao-te ching
"The Classic (ching) of the way (Tai) and its Virtue (te)"
From Grace unfolding by Greg Johanson and Ron Kurtz


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