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Itty bitty sh**ty days

We all have them, don’t we?

When we have a dark taste in our mouth and feel fidgety. Like nothing of any use is going to come through these limbs today. 558 more words


Sitting on a beach,
under a tree or a mountain
all the time, like Buddha did 4 a
while, is not actionlessness, something
which Buddha quickly realized !
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who does little
or nothing at all
is actionless.

Some people
could be talking good
or bad of that person, judge
&/or disapprove. Nevertheless, by…
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Wu Wei
refers 2 the
illusive need of doing
& 2 the dysfunctional belief
& hope that action, activity &/or
work or labor provides
happiness. …
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Wu Wei is Chinese,
meaning non-action or
action-less-action or actionlessness.
It’s the central principle in the Chinese
philosophy of Daoism or Taoism.

Actionless action or the Chinese Wu Wei affirms that one should live spontaneously in accordance with the natural flow of the cosmos called the Dao or Tao & not 2 act against our natural or nature’s order & rhythm. 48 more words


Taoists are like water

You may know the concept to which Taoists ascribe — of emulating water to more closely be attuned to the Tao. It is a difficult idea for Westerners, as we have been taught to break through whatever barriers we face with brute strength, regardless of cost to ourselves or others. 484 more words


Wu Wei and the Checkout Clerk

I was grocery shopping today and the checker was struggling with the amount of vegetables and fruits I purchased. Each had to be weighed and keyed into the computer, which is more time consuming than just scanning the UPC code of some pre-packing item. 225 more words