Archive for May 1st, 2010

Grandmother and King

May 1, 2010

Lao Tzu

One of the most gratifying benefits of walking a spiritual path is that you find yourself changing in unexpected and wonderful ways. For instance, the more you consciously practice kindness, compassion and other soul qualities, the more you unconsciously embody these qualities and simply become them. This quote by Lao Tzu, the father of Taoism, perfectly expresses this happy phenomenon:

If you don’t realize the source,
You stumble in confusion and sorrow.
When you realize where you come from,
you (more…)