The key to balance

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More wisdom, this time from the Taoism tradition, on keeping our sense of self fluid:

Can you call your mind back from its wandering
and keep to its original oneness?
Can you concentrate the energy of life
and keep it supple like a newborn child?

Can you deal with the most vital matters
by letting events take their course?
Can you step back from your own mind
and in this way understand all things?

Giving birth and nourishing,
having without possessing,
acting with no expectations,
leading and not trying to control:
this is the supreme virtue.

Lao Tzu, Tao Te Ching, 10

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