Not the most typical quote from a writer. Paradoxical in fact—as all truths seem—when you consider the words themselves are both eloquent and true.
This space, built for a sharing of personal thoughts and opinions, usually takes on a lighter tone. “Light and bright” is the way of social media, and anything “media” on the web.
I’d like to invite you to slow down, just a bit. Slow. Down. S-l-o-w. D-o-w-n.
Doesn’t that feel better?
Take a breath. Take another. Take one more.
Now ponder the quote again, slowly.
I hope this quote means as much to you as it does to me. A constant reminder that words are only a tool we use to communicate something beautiful. Tweet: Fleeting is the beauty on the surface, the waves—the power of the ocean lies in its depths.
More Lao Tzu, more Tao Te Ching, and more updates soon.