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How often do I decide that my way is the only right way?
How important is it that I be right?
Does it matter if you hear exactly what I intended to say?
Were you even listening to begin with?

How often is my view of good the same as your view of bad?
What about all the space in between?
How big can God become, if we let the Spirit out of all our heart-cages?
Can such wonder ever be contained?

Tao Te Ching 2:

When people see some things as beautiful,
other things become ugly.
When people see some things as good,
other things become bad.

Being and non-being create each other.
Difficult and easy support each other.
Long and short define each other.
High and low depend on each other.
Before and after follow each other.

Therefore the Master
acts without doing anything
and teaches without saying anything.
Things arise and she lets them come;
things disappear and she lets them go.
She has but doesn’t possess,
acts but doesn’t expect.
When her work is done, she forgets it.
That is why it lasts forever.

1 Corinthians 6:19 “Don’t you realize that your body is the temple of the Holy Spirit, who lives in you and was given to you by God? You do not belong to yourself,”


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