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Walking to Aljucén - Chapter 41

In Mèrida, we go back to the Casa del Mitreo, the ruins of an ancient Roman house.

You can see the mosaic floor tile with cosmic pattern. 333 more words


Come On Down, or 'All the Roots Grow Deeper When It's Dry'

Some say that my teaching is nonsense.
Others call it lofty but impractical.
But to those who have looked inside themselves,
this nonsense makes perfect sense. 762 more words

Mérida - Chapter 40

Passageway to the Roman Amphitheater

We are taking two days off and spend the first day looking at what there is to see in Mérida — the Teatro and Anfiteatro Romania (Roman theater and amphitheater), Museum of Roman Art, Acueducto de los Milagros (Miracle Aqueducts), Basilica Santa Eulalia (Saint Eulalia Basilica), Concatedral Santa Maria, Temple of Diana, and a Roman house (Casa del Mitreo). 786 more words


All Limited Things

Of late, I find myself spending more and more time with the Tao Te Ching. One principle in particular: the idea of the unlimited potential in everything and everyone seems to be speaking to me in a louder voice than before. 413 more words

Life In Louisville

XIV - "He who tiptoes cannot stand"

He who tiptoes cannot stand; he who strides cannot walk.

He who shows himself is not conspicuous;

He who considers himself right is not illustrious; 95 more words

Philosophy And Politics

Walking to Mérida - Chapter 39

We leave Torremejia on our way to Méreda, about ten miles.

The Camino is beside a highway.

I read chapter 39 of the Tao te Ching: 428 more words


What Kind of Leader are you?

When the Master governs, the people are hardly aware he exists.

Verse #17 from the Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu

In this verse of the Tao we are given a new way to look at leadership, a way of non-interference. 351 more words

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