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The Tao Of Death Metal: Tao Te Ching 11

“Thirty spokes converge upon a single hub;
It is on the hole in the center that
The use of the cart hinges.
Shape clay into a vessel; 34 more words

The Tao Of Death Metal: Tao Te Ching 10

“Can one unite the body and the spirit as one and embrace the “Oneness” without departing from the great Tao?
Can one achieve harmony with such gentleness by holding on to the true spirit within as if the innocence of an infant? 114 more words

第997字 | Character #997: 堅

The character 堅(ㄐㄧㄢ) means solid, or unwavering.
堅 at moedict.
Evolution of 堅.

堅(ㄐㄧㄢ)強(ㄑㄧㄤˊ) – resolute, sturdy
堅(ㄐㄧㄢ)固(ㄍㄨˋ) – firm and solid
堅(ㄐㄧㄢ)決(ㄐㄩㄝˊ) – determined

Taiwan Mandarin

Tom Delaney reblogged this on 道场 Dào·Chǎng and commented:

Today's traditional Chinese character is "solid" or "unwavering". In the Tao Te Ching, there is the text: Know the active, But keep the passive! Be an example to the world! Being an example to the world, Always true and unwavering, Return to the infinite. Have a good day! ~ Tom Delaney, dao-chang.com

The Tao Of Death Metal: Tao Te Ching 9

“Rather than fill it to the brim by keeping it upright
Better to have stopped in time;
Hammer it to a point
And the sharpness cannot be preserved for ever; 50 more words

The Tao Of Death Metal: Tao Te Ching 8

“Superior goodness resembleth water.
The water’s goodness benefiteth the ten thousand things,
yet it quarreleth not.
Water dwelleth in the places which the multitudes of men shun; 62 more words

The Tao Of Death Metal: Tao Te Ching 7

“The Tao of Heaven is eternal,
and the earth is long enduring.
Why are they long enduring?
They do not live for themselves;
thus they are present for all beings. 41 more words

My Glorious Publishing Career Part 1

I have now made all of my books into ebooks, so it’s a good time to look back and reflect on my illustrious publishing career. It’s been an interesting ride so far, and I hope it continues. 345 more words