A Year of the Tao – Day 25

“Serve the needs of others, and all your own needs will be fulfilled.”  

(From A New Way of Thinking, A New Way of Being Experiencing the Tao Te Ching)

 

Despite what I think I need, the deepest desires of my heart have nothing to do with me. 

Significance, success, status, stability and solvency are illusions masquerading as valid requirements of a satisfying life.

As long as I hold on to the belief that I am what I do, who I know, or what I have, I will hold the key to the self-imposed sentence of suffering under the tragedy of this error. 

When I open the door to the realities of living a life that begins and ends with love—of God, and others as myself—I discover I already possess all that I ever wanted…far beyond my wildest dreams.

Imagine…I hope you’ll join me.

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About Karen Nicholson

“Gratitude bestows reverence, allowing us to encounter everyday epiphanies, those transcendent moments of awe that change forever how we experience life and the world.” ~ John Milton Writing about these moments of awe has been a driving force of my life for, well, as long as I can remember. Coupled with a devotion to sunrises and sunsets that defies explanation, a combination of the two seemed like the right thing to do. I welcome you to my world. May it be a blessing to yours.
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One Response to A Year of the Tao – Day 25

  1. Bob Trost says:

    This is a keeper!

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