Lao Tzu says,
“At birth one is soft and yielding,
At death he is hard and stiff.
Green plants at birth are soft and pliable,
At death they are brittle and dry.
Therefore, hard and rigid
are associated with death.
Soft and tender
affirm greater life.”
Lao Tzu Tao Te Ching 76
Stop being stiff and rigid!
No more fear, anxiety, greed and blames. They are among the greatest culprits of stiffness.
Stay soft and tender. Learn to accept, be grateful, love and give. They bless you with tenderness and softness, which is the source of vitality.
Being pliable is less easy to break.