Be Like Water

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  • Thanks for all of you for the lovable comments. Amir
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  • amir...you are beautiful and your words came at a time when I was burning like lava...thank you my frined for the right grounding and the perspective to sail through these troubled times .. beautifully spiritual..my most favorite learning resource
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  • For a Chinese who can't read Mandarin, I would have missed it. Great work sharing this translation, Amir. Thanks.
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  • great work! and so helpful in teaching me about Lao zi's philosophy. i'm studying Confucianism now. and surely Lao zi will be the next one. thank you!
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Be Like Water

  1. 1. Be like water Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  2. 2. Spiritual Series from Article Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  3. 3. Change Human psychology Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  4. 4. Transforming Phase Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  5. 5. Quote, No matter how old you are, there's always something good to look forward to. - Lynn Johnston Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  6. 6. There is a theme that runs throughout the Tao Te Ching and it is to Be Like Water. Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  7. 7. The qualities of water Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  8. 8. That's right Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  9. 9. you can freeze it, boil it, or vaporize it, and it still perfectly fine. It's still water. Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  10. 10. There are many incredible attributes of water for helping you live a peaceful and joyous life. Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  11. 11. It really doesn't matter what happens to it. Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  12. 12. • Water cannot be grasped • it cannot be held. • It cannot be hurt by the environment because it simply shapes itself accordingly and continues on its wondrous journey. Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  13. 13. Water shapes itself to its environment, but it always gets to where it is going. Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  14. 14. Water always gets to where it is going. Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  15. 15. Water is present in the ocean. Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  16. 16. It then gets absorbed into the clouds as moisture. Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  17. 17. The clouds then move over the land and it rains or snows Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  18. 18. The water then eventually makes its way back to the ocean. Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  19. 19. Sounds simple, right? Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  20. 20. Well, as you know, water can take an infinite number of detours as it makes its way back to the ocean. It can remain frozen in a glacier for eons. It can end up in a dam. Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  21. 21. It can flow its way through endless streams and tributaries. It can end up buried in the ground. But eventually it always makes its way back to the ocean. And then it always makes its way back to the clouds and falls down as rain. Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  22. 22. Can you let yourself be like water? Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  23. 23. Instead of holding yourself in opposition to the world, your life, and what is happening, can you think of this metaphor of water? Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  24. 24. Can you let yourself flow with what is, knowing that you will always end up where you want to go? Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  25. 25. If you are experiencing turbulent times. Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  26. 26. Trust that the greater part of you has the power to heal Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  27. 27. To nourish, and to sustain you. Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  28. 28. Trust that this same part of you will keep you on track. Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  29. 29. No matter how many detours you seem to be taking. Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  30. 30. The spiritual part of ourselves is always on purpose, gently helping you become the greatness that you are. Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  31. 31. Be like water and become attuned to the endless flow of wisdom and insight within yourself. Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  32. 32. When you do, all of life will take on a whole new meaning. Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
  33. 33. Thank you, Amir Saif amirsaiftaz@gmail.com

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