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Lao Tzu on presence and awareness

‘Do you think that you can clear your mind by sitting constantly in silent meditation? This makes your mind narrow, not clear. Integral awareness is fluid and adaptable, present in all places and at all times. That is true meditation… … Continue reading

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Lao Tsu on the power of listening deeply

‘It was as though he listened deeply, and such listening as his enfolds us in silence in which at last we begin to hear what we are meant to be. Lao Tsu Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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Lao Tsu on Change

New beginnings are often disguised as painful endings. Lao Tsu Palace Gate Counselling Service, Exeter

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