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Old 17-02-2012, 03:17 PM
knightofalbion knightofalbion is offline
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Lovely as always, dear Silent Whisper.

The humbled heart..Ah! It is a good thing to be humbled, especially for a man. Helps to 'ground' a person and lose any arrogance in the character.
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If you set out each day to do all the goodness and kindness that you can, and to do no harm to man or beast, then you are walking the highest path.
And when your time is up, if you can leave the earth a better place than you found it, then yours will have been a life well lived.

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Old 21-02-2012, 08:34 AM
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Originally Posted by knightofalbion
Lovely as always, dear Silent Whisper.

The humbled heart..Ah! It is a good thing to be humbled, especially for a man. Helps to 'ground' a person and lose any arrogance in the character.


Thankyou..your words are very humbling and grounding..in this moment.
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Old 21-02-2012, 08:45 AM
silent whisper
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When heart is open wide
one can look deep inside
see a vision of what often resides
a connection flowing through the veins
where flow of life will remain
Remain free in movement
no harm can bare
the flowing life
of essence there
The life stream flow
of joy moving towards
the central space
of the heart of all
Of all inside, it serves
to keep
the links to all it
flows to meet.
As it pumps the flow
around and back
the body knows
it is in fact
kept maintained
by this humbled heart
in flow of essence
it always embarks..
Embarks to keep
this one alive
the humbled heart
will never die....
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Old 27-03-2012, 10:37 AM
silent whisper
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The Tao Te Ching
by Lao Tzu

One may move so well that a foot-print never shows,
Speak so well that the tongue never slips,
Reckon so well that no counter is needed,
Seal an entrance so tight, though using no lock,
That it cannot be opened,
Bind a hold so firm, though using no cord,
That it cannot be untied.
And these are traits not only of a sound man
But of many a man thought to be unsound.
A sound man is good at salvage,
At seeing that nothing is lost.
Having what is called insight,
A good man, before he can help a bad man,
Finds in himself the matter with the bad man.
And whichever teacher
Discounts the lesson
Is as far off the road as the other,
Whatever else he may know.
That is the heart of it.
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Old 27-03-2012, 10:46 AM
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I AM THERE

Do you need Me ?
I am there.
You cannot see Me, yet I am the light you see by.
You cannot hear Me, yet I speak through your voice.
You cannot feel Me, yet I am the power at work in your hands.
I am at work, though you do not understand My ways.
I am at work, though you do not understand My works.
I am not strange visions. I am not mysteries.
Only in absolute stillness, beyond self, can you know Me
as I AM, and then but as a feeling and a faith.
Yet I am here. Yet I hear. Yet I answer.
When you need ME, I am there.
Even if you deny Me, I am there.
Even when you feel most alone, I am there.
Even in your fears, I am there.
Even in your pain, I am there.
I am there when you pray and when you do not pray.
I am in you, and you are in Me.
Only in your mind can you feel separate from Me, for
only in your mind are the mists of "yours" and "mine".
Yet only with your mind can you know Me and experience Me.
Empty your heart of empty fears.
When you get yourself out of the way, I am there.
You can of yourself do nothing, but I can do all.
And I AM in all.
Though you may not see the good, good is there, for
I am there. I am there because I have to be, because I AM.
Only in Me does the world have meaning; only out of Me does the world take form; only because of ME does the world go forward.
I am the law on which the movement of the stars and the growth of living cells are founded.
I am the love that is the law's fulfilling. I am assurance.
I am peace. I am oneness. I am the law that you can live by.
I am the love that you can cling to. I am your assurance.
I am your peace. I am ONE with you. I am.
Though you fail to find ME, I do not fail you.
Though your faith in Me is unsure, My faith in you never
wavers, because I know you, because I love you.
Beloved, I AM there.
--- James Dillet Freeman
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Old 20-10-2012, 03:42 PM
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Share all your Tao quotes

mistake..wrong post
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Old 22-07-2013, 08:36 PM
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I could not speak until I realized nobody was listening.
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