Who Gets My Book?

I made a promise a few weeks back that I was going to give away my book, Blessed Unrest. This is a very special book! It was sent to me by my dear friend, Laura Ross-Perry. She is the woman that I interviewed a few months ago about empowering women…

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Like a Babbling Stream

    I have to laugh at how different this piece looks than the original. I was experimenting with watercolor pencils on this one. I should have really taken that watercolor class this weekend with Joanie so that I knew what to do with them. It looks kinda funky and…

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81 – Words of Truth

Truthful words are not beautiful. Beautiful words are not sincere. Good women don’t argue. Women who argue well aren’t good. The wise person does not have book knowledge. The person with book knowledge is not wise. The sage does not collect things and so she gives to others. Since she…

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79 – The Path of Virtue

In settling a bitter dispute, there sometimes is a bit of resentment left over. How can this be remedied? The sage holds the debt and does not lay blame on others. The virtuous own their obligations. Those lacking virtue own no mistakes. The Way is impartial, but supports the path…

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76 – The Brittle May Fall

  When a person is young, they are soft and tender. When a person dies, they are rigid and stiff. When the Ten Thousand things are alive, they are delicately tender – when they are dead, they are brittle and dry. Therefore, unyielding hardness is death’s companion. The soft and…

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74 – The Fear of Death

  If people are not afraid of death, how can they be threatened? If people live in constant fear of death and unlawful people are arrested and killed, who would dare to  go against the law? There is always a master executioner. To take the place of the master executioner…

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