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Don’t waste

 
Tao Te Ching Chapter 59-1
Don’t waste
To govern the people and work for heaven, the best way is not to waste any as if you store the harvest. (Ch.59)


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"The people" and "heaven" signify the hologram.


Don't try to "govern" or "work" on your hologram.


"The best way" is to try not to waste your hologram, which stimulates you as a catalyst.


What is "not to waste" the hologram?


How do we do it?


Don't worry.


It is nothing too extraordinary or metaphysical.


It is simple.


For example, don't waste your ballpoint pen, paper or electricity.


Don't waste the lives of other beings. When you eat their meat or grains, chew it well and appreciate the life inside.


In short, accept all with respect "as if you store the harvest".


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Tao Te Ching Chapter 59-2
Return early
Just don't waste any, and you will return early. (Ch.59)


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Don't waste any; foods, materials, electricity, natural resources or even feelings and thoughts.


Don't waste life.


Your life is a beautiful hologram waiting for you to accept.


When you accept it, you receive Tao's energy through it.


When you appreciate it, you emit the energy to it.


That's how you return to Tao.


Returning to Tao is not denying your holographic reality in front of

you;


on the contrary, you accept and love it.


Then, you will "return" to Tao easily.


You will simply remember that true You are Tao and you have never left it at all.


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Tao Te Ching Chapter 59-3
Return & Repeat
Returning early is said to be repeating and accumulating the attainment. (Ch.59)


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Let's make it clear.


Attaining Satori


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Attaining Tao


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Attaining Dark Depth


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Doing nothing


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Accepting all


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Sending Love


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Turning the prayer wheel


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Remembering that true You are Tao


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Returning early to Tao


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Repeating the attainment


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Accumulating the attainment


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Remembering that you are sustaining Tao's cycle by receiving and emitting the energy Tao.


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Do you remember there is no time in Tao?


If you do it once, it is the same as repeating it.


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Tao Te Ching Chapter 59-4
Repeat Attainment
Repeat and accumulate the attainment, and you can beat any. (Ch.59)


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"Repeat" your Dark Depth Attainment.


That means: "Don't forget that true You are Tao".


Is it difficult?


You forget it once in a while, right?


Is there any method to remember it?


Yes, there is.


Just do nothing.


You may want to ask me what "do nothing" means, right?


You don't have to do anything while accepting and loving the world as it is.


You can be aware that you are turning the Tao/hologram cycle (=the prayer wheel, =Yin Yang circle).


By turning it, you are sustaining Tao itself.


Of course, you can beat any because you are the one who projects it in your holographic world.


You are its master.


So, don't judge.


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