My Most Recent Teachings

 Stretch a bow to the fullest, and you’ll end up wishing you had stopped at the right time, Holding and filling your bowl to overflowing almost guarantees a quick burn and mess, for you’ll never be able to stop in time to avoid them.
Sharpen a knife-edge to a razor’s keenness and you’ll find it grows dull too quickly as to be of any use.
When gold and precious things fill your home, can it ever be well enough guarded to relieve your stress and worry over its theft?
To be proud of money, of title, of things, of false glory’s heaped on you, all will bring you nothing but ruin. Wealth and place/race/breeding/insolence only serve to slowly harm, not only yourself, but all those around you leaving nothing but a smoking useless ruin.
If your work is done, retire and embrace your satisfaction and happiness. Satisfaction at a work well done, and happiness over how great life truly is.
That is Creation’s way. Sadly, it is very much in opposition to the ways of mankind today, and throughout history…

The softest things in the world overcome the hardest things in the world. The softest substance will radiate through even the hardest. So therein we can know that what is most yielding can eventually overwhelm the hard.

Formless penetrates any crevice, in being substance-less, it can enter where there is no space, all of this could be described as a not-yet-being entering and jostling the non-space. That is how I know the value of action that is in the action-less. Through this I can also know the benefit or advantage of taking no action, allowing things to become as they were meant to be naturally in their own time.

There can be teaching without words simply by one being the example by walking their path true and faithful to their understanding of life and Creation. To teach without words can be the most accomplish manner of teaching, allowing the students seeking their answers to find them within themselves with the aid of the example. Still few can understand such efforts. And there can be solid value in action that results from the action-less, or the advantage of taking no apparent action. Yes, the resulting benefit of taking no action is without comparison. It can be heartbreaking that so few understand it, but it is one of the most inspired paths of being…

What others have taught, I endeavour to teach also, for the wisdom obtained by others along their paths only serves to increase the growth of wisdom within myself, aiding me in the finding my own answers within myself, and in the sharing of such I am able to aid others in their finding of their own paths to growth, wisdom, and contentment…

Creation gave birth to one, that one gave birth successively to two things, three things, and up to everything, all life, and everybody in the whole world we know. Thus are we not of one family?

In knowing Creation the only motion is birth and return…

The person of superior virtue is hardly conscious of their virtue, and so they can and will remain virtuous…

By stripping ourselves of desire, true rest can be achieved, almost brought on by itself, the whole body, country, or world will be at rest of its own accord. And next the world, perhaps by the example of somebody leading by example, could achieve peace of its own accord. Just me dreaming perhaps, but perhaps not…

The best students of knowledge and wisdom succeed by learning a little bit day by day, and by having patience enough to accept the slower pace…

Anyone can know what is happening all over the world without going out of their doors. Inner wisdom brings full understanding

One can see Creation wroth of the entirety oft the wide beyond clearly, right here without looking, without the need of looking out ones windows, you can see all the ways and wonders of that beyond right here and now.

Then, the meaning is the further one travels the less one knows. So the wise can at times arrive without going and know without going about, they can understand deeply without the need of seeing, Or they will achieve enlightenment without any visible action…

Too many words cause exhaustion,
(Whether In the mind or from the mouth)
Better to abide in stillness and simplicity…

-Tao

Emptiness often appears barren yet is infinite in its fullness…

We define poetry now,
Not by rhyme and meter,
But as a patterned intensity of language,
The whole thing is poetry. The whole of life is poetry,
You yourself are poetry in vivid living motion…

Failure is our greatest teacher,
Blame blinds us to her lessons,

Learn it, know it, live it…

Embracing Creation, you become embraced,
Supple, breathing gently, you become reborn,
Clearing your vision, you become clear,
Nurturing your beloved, you become impartial,
Opening your heart, you become accepted,
Accepting the World, you embrace Tao,
Bearing and nurturing,
Creating but not owning,
Giving without demanding,
Controlling without authority,
This is a loving existence…

The wisest of us are the ones who know what they do not know…

“The flame that burns twice as bright burns half as long.”
Live with calm serenity, hold dear each precious moment, sharing your loving care with all of Creation.

-easy and Tao

“Do you have the patience to wait until your mud settles and the water is clear?”

-Tao

“A person with outward courage dares to die; a person with inner courage dares to live.” Will you live?

-Tao

A reminder;

“Those who know do not speak. Those who speak do not know.”
Think about it for a while, realize that you only truths are the ones you find within you, place there at the moment of Creation. Relearn to listen to those gifts

-Tao

Coming into life, is a trip through to the entrance to death,
For all that live will die, thus the circle is complete upon our return home…

Those who follow the path of death live only for gain and power,
Those who live a life of anger, excess, and selfishness move faster toward death, Lost souls, blinded by their ego driven existence, uncaring, unloved, always alone, Chasing false dark rainbows, and always needing to have more things, more control over others,
Why? Because these poor souls have lost their connection with the truths and wisdoms placed within them…

The followers of living true are good at cultivating life, Travelling along their paths, they do not encounter enemy or strife, At being forced into an army, they are not harmed by weapons or attacks, Enemies have nowhere to place their bullets, nowhere to lodge their blades, Why? Because those focused on living have no place for death’s calling. Not time for worry or despair, too deeply focused on the most positive gifts found in each and every single moment…

I am an old man, but even in that I can remind all who see me of the happy innocence once enjoyed in our youth.

Grounded in silent contemplation, the wise are delighted at the wonders found there.

By accepting the of whole of Life as the Bliss it is, the wisest of us dissolve fear to nothingness.

Focusing only on truth allows the wise to have nothing but truth everywhere.

By seeing only goodness in everything, then you have only only goodness in your life…

The Sage’s mind is seems as empty as space, People struggle to understand and know her. They look to her and wait for enlightenment. She continues to treat them as her own children, Loving care without an end, protecting, teaching, And the in time, they grow, they know themselves…

The Sage

The Sage’s mind is seems as empty as space,
People struggle to understand and know her.
They look to her and wait for enlightenment.
She continues to treat them as her own children,
Loving care without an end, protecting, teaching,
And the in time, they grow, they know themselves…

When there is nothing to gain, There is nothing to lose.
The secret; “Nothing is Something, Special and Indefinable,”
Embracing in everything,

Hold close all that comes your way,
Find meaning within the smallest of things,
Everything in Creation is precious and sacred,
Cherish mistakes for the learning they bring you,
Waste none of the miraculous wonders within each day,
Give more than you receive, help the fallen in their struggles,
Share loving respect to your family, friends, and strangers you meet,
And most of all, forsake EGO, respect, know, and love even yourself…

Make today ‘The Day.’Take hold of your life, take the steps into creating your existence exactly as you want it. Only you have the power to bring happiness and love into your world right now. The power was put within you right from the start. You need to remember as a friend reminded me “Don’t act like your destiny’s already set” but create only the best of futures for yourself and those around you, building a great future for those yet to come. Be as you were meant to be, happy and free…

Before you speak answer these three questions first;
Is it Kind?
Is it True?
Is it Necessary?

Walk in peace and beauty…-easy

 

Live Fully

Close your mouth, open you mind, and listen closely,
Block off your senses, and let the worlds distractions die,
Blunt your sharpness and embrace your newest friends,
Untie your knots opening yourself up to learning truths,
Soften your glare and embrace others in only peace,
Settle your dust and begin walking the divine path,

-easy

THE WAY OF WATER

Great good is said to be like water, sustaining life with no conscious striving, flowing naturally, providing nourishment, found even in the lowest places which even the most desiring human reject. In this way it is like the Way itself.

Like water, the wise abide in a humble place, in meditation, without desire, in thoughtfulness, they are profound, and in their dealings, kind.
In speech, sincerity guides those of the Way, and as leaders, they are just. In management, competence is their aim, and they ensure the pacing flows with ease. Because they do not act for their own ends, nor cause unnecessary conflict, they are held to be dedicated in their actions towards all of humanity…

Are you wise yet?

-easy

Awareness

In being,
Simply living,
Embracing Creation,
To gift to all an open smile,
My little child nettling in my lap,
Streaks of red and amber, blossoming day,
Joyous sounds filling the air, my children at play,
As the star falls into the night, it brightens my world,
For healing my pain, an almost silent whisper of the winds,

In seeing a need in another, my must soul reach out to help,
Simplicity of silence breeds understanding, peace, love,
Non judgemental listening ear, building compassion,
Extending my hand, much love to share freely,
This the import part of a life of happiness,
But a small part of blessings held,
A glorious life to be lived,
And your part too,
So lucky I am,
Thank you,

easy…

Awareness

Return to Happiness

Darkness comes again, just an old close friend,
Quietly came whispers, spirit in the shadows,
Listen my son, I would speak with you again,
At the voice, the vision blossomed to bloom,
Seeds well planted, while I thought I slept,
The vision still remains, deep in my head,
Disturbs my calm, a din to silence,
Serenity all washed away,

Within my innermost core, left to walk all alone,
Narrow paths of dirt and stone, discrepant ills,
Huddled beneath flicking lamp, cold, empty,
Old ragged collar turned up to the damp,
My eyes were clinched by a light,
Splitting the night, now day,
Fear now fills my core,

In the naked glare, a multitude encircles me fully,
So many people, but being so strange somehow,
Talking without voice, hearing not to listen,
The write songs, songs voices never share,
None to dare disturb the silent cacophony,
All confusion, a disordered emptiness,
Beyond any help, never to find home,

Foolish said I, lost in their frenzied search of calm,
Alone in the crowd, silence like a cancer grows.
To notice not, each an agonized soul solitary,
Imploring hear my words, allow teaching,
Take my arms, hear lessons of learning,
All my words, silent raindrops fall,
Echoes, an empty well of silence,

People bow and beg, praying to a mass of false Gods,
Honouring possessions, merchants dancing gleeful,
Neon signs, flashing out their dire warnings,
Compelled content, unity of unthinking,
Prophets writing, lost on subway walls,
And tenement halls
All silent death,

We can together, break free, defeating this stagnant greed driven nightmare into which we’ve been thrust? I believe, no, more so I know with the all me, we can, Together we can stand in a joint triumph over our mind bending oppression. Rediscover our truest route to happiness, all again belonging to all of humanity, the entirety of existence, knowing our part, living our part, knowing and really caring for our extended families around us. Regaining our ability to actually listen and talk to every person we are blessed to meet, without ‘judgement,’ even to the point of knowing ‘this will be my newest friend.’

I know many will call me delusional or something, many have, and much worse (even a bunch you may not have thought of yet,) but it is much the same as the way I’ve existed all along this path, not all I’ll quickly admit (there’s a lot of ‘DARK’ stuff back there too,) but mostly. I’ll warn I guess, that if you take it upon yourself to move toward this you can expect to be used and abused, and boy have I ever, but you will always pick yourself back up, and if you resist the programmed response of blaming your ‘own foolishness’ for it, and actually set back on your course in happiness even maintaining your positive outlook. A lot of really great things happen when you over the programmed ‘need’ for stuff and status. When is the last time you really dedicated a part of your day to talk to a neighbour? Do you even know them? Do you avoid them because of someone else’s opinion of them? We’ve been well programmed to respond that way. Reach out a bit, I promise you’ll be pleasantly surprised much less than finding disappointment. Try it a while. No, that last is wrong, don’t ‘try,’ do, Discover there are no strangers, just good people you haven’t met yet…

Easy…

HappinessLost

Walking the Path

Release hate and malice from your heart,
Embrace a manner of purest innocence,
Rid yourself of envy of another being,
Entertain the divine court of spirit,

Too many days are of wasted, empty time,
Busy chasing fancies and envisage,
Bed of dreams, ere pile up more,
Lift up thy head from slumber,

New morn sun, filling a misty blue sky,
Risen to the zenith, it shines for you,
Bliss within this light of beauty,
Meant to embrace, to bask,

A mystic paradise, waste not a moment,
Continue, this eternal path of love,
Whisper gentle words of thanks,
Clutch your gifted blessings,

Be the betterment of the world, live pure,
Not to preach rules, sole loving care,
Truly love all, judge not another,
Free to a liberty of thinking,

Heart filled with love, all beautiful delight,
Spread joy, respectful, sharing affection,
Share laughs, for then the spirit relaxes,
Faith is not prayer, faith is as lived,
Humanity is loving family,

Be infinitely patient, including to ourselves,
Learn love is more needed than peace,
Living in spirit, we are truly happy,
Let no man turn you against any,

Gift love & kindness, avoid giving penalty,
Hold a forgiving nature, set free hatred,
Live in moderation, waste not,
Burden comes from excess,

Struggles make you wise, thereby finding joy,
True life is not of the flesh but of the spirit,
Drink deeply of faith and certainty,
Look not at colours, but hearts,

Arts, sciences, crafts, herein our highest worship,
Impelled by the best motives, our will to service,
Pray that the abuser shall become amiable,
Use knowledge always to benefit others,

There is no one faith greater than any other,
there are only those that talk their faith,
and those that live it…

easy
11/14/14

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