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He who does not trust enough, will not be trusted

Tao of finding a singing bowl A man is looking for a bowl of fine quality.  So he visits the most famous porcelain shop in town. To test the quality of the bowls, he picks up one of the bowls on display and knocks it gently against another. The test goes like this:  Upon knocking the bowl against another, if he can hear […]

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Shake it off and step up

We don’t know how life interprets what has happened to us … I enjoy reading this story by Joseph Sica. “Once upon a time there was a farmer who had an old mule. The mule fell into a deep dry well and began to cry loudly. Hearing his mule cry, the farmer came over and […]

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What this wise man does upon enlightenment is puzzling

Story of Tao that sets you thinking Once upon a time, there is a scholar who devotes himself untiringly to the study of Tao. Hurrah! Having assiduously worked for several years, he eventually attains the coveted state of enlightenment. The man, nevertheless, is not celebrating. Instead, he takes all of his books out into the […]