I just finished cleaning up my blog, and what a relief. I deleted all the videos that were no longer working because of legal issues with youtube. I deleted the posts that I thought were vitriolic, negative and insensitive. It feels really refreshing to have done that. Of course, this blog is now even more boring than it used to be (never thought I could pull that off). But where we once dragged alot of dead weight against the current, we’re now in our Speedos and gliding through the waters softly…oh, sorry for THAT visual.
Verse 78 (Stephen Mitchell translation)
Nothing in the world
is as soft and yielding as water.
Yet for dissolving the hard and inflexible,
nothing can surpass it.
The soft overcomes the hard;
the gentle overcomes the rigid.
Everyone knows this is true,
but few can put it into practice.
Therefore the Master remains
serene in the midst of sorrow.
Evil cannot enter his heart.
Because he has given up helping,
he is people’s greatest help.
True words seem paradoxical.