The Right Manager

You walk toward the set to get ready for another day of shooting. The cameras are in position, and off…

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The Light Bulb

Once there was a young man who worked at a factory. His mentor, an old technician, taught him to talk…

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Respect for Life

Why do we cultivate the Tao? There are so many spiritual paths out there, how does the Tao differ from…

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Meet the Meat

Tao practitioners often say that the Tao is everywhere. One can learn from just about anything in one’s environment if…

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Seize the Day

Sunrise signifies the beginning of a brand new day, an amazing gift for all of us. We have the power…

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What is Zen?

Question: What is Zen? Answer: “Zen” is the Japanese pronunciation of the Chinese character “chan,” which is in turn the…

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The “Ancient Child” Fallacy

Misconception: Quite a few people who study the Tao love the idea that the name Lao Tzu / Laozi has…

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The Tao of Christmas

Question: Derek, do Taoists celebrate Christmas? Should they? Now that the holiday season has arrived, I am wondering if I…

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