breathe as the sleeping babe

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My Comment:

I posted this verse 10 of the Tao Te Ching in June of 2017 and now I am posting it again. I continually come back to the phrase:

“He cleans the dark mirror of his mind,
so that it reflects without intent.”

and the wording: “…it reflects without intent” for me captures the real quintessence of all the practices that interest me. Also the words “He cleans the dark mirror…” express so appropriately in simple words that all practices at some point are simply identifying what it is in my life that is an obstruction to the pure “energy of pure seeing” and then to remove it. Continue reading