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The Old One and the Gatekeeper (3) non action ~ Steve Tanham

37 The Dao abides in non-action but there is nothing it does not do. When the leaders abide, The myriad of things transform by itself; Transformed yet desire to act, I lead the community by not naming the simplicity of … Continue reading

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The Old One and the Gatekeeper (2) ~ Steve Tanham

The story of the Old One and the Gatekeeper told in Part One may be just that – a story. Or it may be the truth, turned into legend. Classical Chinese history places Lao Tzu as a 6th century BC … Continue reading

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The Old One and the Gatekeeper ~ Steve Tanham

The Old One crested the rise in the road and turned to look back at the land he had loved. If all went to plan, it would be the last time he saw his home. The breeze that should have … Continue reading

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Clay Rooted ~ Frank J. Tassone #writephoto #haibun

Princes and Kings call themselves “orphans, widowers, beggars,” to get themselves rooted in the dirt” Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching: A Book about the Way and the Power of the Way, Ursula K Le Guin, pg. 164 We were so … Continue reading

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One step…

I was going through the files and came across a picture that seemed perfect for Colleen’s Writer’s Quote Wednesday. It is very pertinent at present, as my son opens a new chapter of adventure in his story… which inevitably sets … Continue reading

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