The inner is foundation of the outer
The still is master of the restless
The Sage travels all day
yet never leaves his inner treasure.
--Lao Tzu

Sitting By the Well: Stillness in Times of Chaos

Sitting By the Well: Stillness in Times of Chaos

Feb 15, 2016-- "When all is in confusion, when I don't know what to do next or where to find inner quiet, I go and sit down by the well. Usually I'm at a point where nothing else works before I give up and just sit and listen to myself and the world, saying goodbye to all the permutations and combinations of efforts that seem to have brought me relief in similar past situations. There's nothing more to do. Just sit. And wait. The well is deep. I know that. Perhaps it's bottomless. I don't know if that's true although it certainly feels that way." This reflective piece explores a counter-intuitive way of responding to times of confusion. (0 reads)


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Take ActionThe next time you find your mind and/or life awhirl, carve out a few moments for stillness and to listen quietly to what's that's happening beneath the surface.



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