• Musings,  Seraphs Quill

    The Tao Te Ching: Weak Overcomes Strong

    The Weak overcomes the strong; the soft surpasses the hard. In all the world, there is no one who does not know this, but no one can master the practice. ~ A New Way of Thinking, A New Way of Being: Experiencing the Tao Te Ching by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer While the “original” text as translated by Gia-Fu Feng and Jane English in Lao Tsu – Tao Te Ching was thus: Under heaven nothing is more soft and yielding than water. Yet for attacking the solid and strong, nothing is better; It has no equal. The weak can overcome the strong; The supple can overcome the stiff. Under heaven everyone knows…

  • Musings,  Seraphs Quill

    The Tao Te Ching: Compassion Wins

    “When armies are evenly matched, the one with compassion wins.” ~ A New Way of Thinking, A New Way of Being: Experiencing the Tao Te Ching by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer   So, as we go through our days here on “Battlefield Earth” (because don’t so many people approach their world, their interactions as a battle, as though they are in competition with another?), even if it appears as though we have “lost”, when we approach the situation with compassion (for ourselves and others) we have still won “the battle”. Much Love and Light, ~D